Meet the Team

  • Sabrina Ahmed

    Morning and Midday Anchor Sabrina Ahmed joined the Local 5 News Team in May 2013 as a …

  • Elias Johnson

    Iowa native and award winning journalist Elias Johnson joined the ABC 5 news team in November of …

  • Stephanie Angleson

    Stephanie Angleson anchors Local 5 News at 5, 6, and 10.  She graduated from Drake University in …

  • Jack Miller

    Jack Miller is a three-time Emmy award winning journalist who's anchored and reported across the …

  • Taylor Kanost

    Taylor Kanost is the AMS certified morning meteorologist for Local 5. The past few years have taken…

  • Bree Sullivan

    Bree Sullivan joined the Local 5 Weather Team in May of 2015 and is excited to be forecasting for …

  • Jon Schaeffer

    Des Moines native Jon Schaeffer joined the Local 5 team in October of 2014 as Sports Director. Jon …

  • Adam Rossow

    Adam joined the Local 5 Sports team in February 2017 as the Hawkeye Headquarters reporter. He is …

  • Dan Corey

    Though he's originally from Sioux City, Dan Corey did most his growing up in central Iowa.

  • Amanda Krenz

    Amanda is the Chief Political Correspondent for Local 5. You'll also see her on the anchor desk …

  • Orko Manna

    Orko Manna is extremely excited to have joined the Local 5 news team as a multimedia journalist in …

  • Jacob Peklo

    Jacob Peklo returned to Iowa as a multimedia journalist in September of 2015 after two years as the…

  • Eric Knifong

    Eric is excited to begin his reporting career in Iowa after spending the last year and a half in …

  • Alex Wilson

    Alex Wilson is excited to join the Local 5 news team as a Reporter/Midday Anchor after spending a …

  • Sarah Makuta

    Sarah is so excited to join the Good Morning Iowa morning news team! She brings us the latest Local…

  • Brandon Lawrence

    Brandon Lawrence joined We Are Iowa's Most Accurate weather team and Local 5 News in June 2017. …

  • Brynn Carman

    Brynn is excited to start her career at Local 5 as a weekend anchor and reporter.

  • Brad Edwards

    For the past ten years, Brad's forecasts have been certified as Central Iowa's Most Accurate …

  • Jessica Smith

    Jessica Smith joined our Washington, D.C., newsroom in April, 2017. She covers our state …

  • Matt McCullock

    Matt McCullock joined the Local 5 Sports team in June 2017, as weekend Sports Anchor.  He may have …