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KDTH
KDTH-2017

Location

Des Moines, IA

Branding

CBS 13 (general)
CBS 13 Eyewitness News (newscasts)

Slogan

We Are Des Moines! (general)
First. Live. Now. (newscasts)

Channel(s)

Digital: 44 (UHF)
(to move to 13 (UHF))
Virtual: 13 (PSIP)

subchannel(s)

13.1 CBS-HD
13.2 Charge!
13.3 Grit
13.4 Stadium

Affiliation

CBS

First air date

December 2, 1958

Former call letters

none

Former channel number

Analog:
13 (VHF, 1958–2009)

Former Affiliation

none

Owner

Sinclair Broadcast Group
(KDTH Licensee, LLC)

KDTH is a CBS affiliate that serves the Des Moines, IA market. The station broadcasts on Channel 13. Syndicated programming on KDTH includes: Live! with Kelly and Ryan, Dr. Phil, The Dr. Oz Show, and Entertainment Tonight among others. The station maintains studios located on 9th Street in Downtown Des Moines with transmitter located in Alleman, Iowa.

Gallery

News/Station Presenation

Newscast Titles

  • Your Esso Reporter (1958–1964)
  • The Iowa Report (1964–1970)
  • Newsroom 13 (1970–1977)
  • NewsScene 13 (1977–1983)
  • Action News (1983–1990)
  • NewsChannel 13 (1990–1996)
  • CBS 13 News (1996–2001)
  • CBS 13 Eyewitness News (2001–present)

Station Slogans

  • Where the Action Is (1977–1982)
  • We're Number 1 in Iowa (1982–1988)
  • Coverage You Can Count On (1988–1994)
  • Your News Channel (1994–2000)
  • Live, Local, Latebreaking (2000–2007)
  • We Are Des Moines! (2004–present; general slogan)
  • First, Live, Now. (2007–present)

Current On-Air Staff

Leslie Davis - News Director

  • Stacy Solis - anchor; weekday mornings "CBS 13 Eyewitness News This Morning" and "CBS 13 Eyewitness News at Noon"
  • Camille Landsburg - anchor; weeknights at 5, 6, and 10
  • Shawn Dodson - anchor; weeknights at 5, 6, and 10
  • Emily Gruwell - anchor; weekend evenings

First Alert 13 Meteorologists

  • Eric Schroth - meteorologist; weekday mornings "CBS 13 Eyewitness News This Morning" and "CBS 13 Eyewitness News at Noon"
  • Tim Renner - chief meteorologist (AMS Seal of Approval); weeknights at 5, 6, and 10
  • Krista McGuire - meteorologist; weekend evenings

Sports

  • David Hopkinson - sports director; weeknights at 6 and 10
  • Josh Berthoff - sports reporter; weekend evenings

Reporters

  • Tracy Celant - multi-media journalist
  • Allie Shadel - multi-media journalist
  • Daisy Greenwood - multi-media journalist
  • Victor Bardsley - multi-media journalist
  • Matt Hilton - multi-media journalist
  • Kimberly Steen - multi-media journalist
  • Jason Behn - multi-media journalist


Sinclair Broadcast Group
CBS Affiliates: CRBHA-TV | KALD | KALE | KALL | KBIJ-LD | KCBA | KDTH | KNOT | KPCO | KPDO | KSAP | KSBL | KSMD1 | KTOM | KVTA | KWTY | KXDJ | KYOU | WACC | WAVT | WCXL | WDMA | WGHL | WGVH1 | WJXV-TV | WJZG | WMCX | WMOH | WPKV | WSSD | WTDA | WTTX | WXDQ | WXMC

NBC Affiliates: CRTEX-TV | KCEH | KLCA3 | KNDA | KNPO-TV | KTYB-LD | KVFH1 | WAIT1 | WALV1 | WBHY | WBIM | WDCM | WDYR | WFKX1 | WKHE | WLMT3 | WNEI | WNNJ | WNQI | WNPA | WPOL | WXNM | WXTC
ABC Affiliates: KAFB | KAPB | KBKR | KBOW | KCCK | KGAU2 | KITT-TV | KMED | KMOO | KNPO-DT4 | KOCA-TV | KSEV | KTQG | KTWE-TV | WABR-TV | WAKE-TV | WCIS | WEYT | WHELL | WHRB | WIMQ | WLBC | WMXB | WNNL | WNQU | WNRT | WSTN | WTRG | WVDC-DT | WVIV | WYIY
Fox Affiliates: KEP | KHMS | KILU | KLUF | KMSA | KNOQ | KNPO-DT3 | KOIA | KOSA | KOZN | KPLM | KRED | KRIW | KSCN | KTTO | KVTA-DT2 | KXST | WATH | WEVT | WFNX | WFOV | WFPV | WFXF | WFZM | WIXO | WLFF | WLLV | WMNC | WOPM | WPLS | WPSJ | WXMT | WXPO
CW Affiliates: KBRV | KCWN | KIOD | KLCW | KNFS | KPDO-DT2 | KRTC | KTJZ | WBCW | WCWM | WCNG4 | WDBT | WEGK-TV | WFFM | WGDS | WGJD | WHZZ | WLND | WLOL | WMNB | WMSE | WOKY | WQLS | WQRT | WRCW3 | WSAE | WTCW | WTOA | WTRT | WXXT | WYBM | WYQA
MyNetworkTV Affiliates: DYKMY-DT | KAZF | KCIX | KHRL | KTAH | KVMY-LP | KYOU-DT2 | KYTB | WLSW | WMYL | WMYR | WMYS | WOTP | WSLN | WSZN | WXVH
Univision Affiliates: KUNN-DT1 | KDON
UniMás Affiliates: KCJT2 | KPTE
Indepenedent Stations: IWCS | KDCR | KPMY6 | WBAF | WJOA-TV
PBS Stations: HFDZ-TV
ABN Affiliates: KAGA | KHHH | KWKR | WABN | WSTV
ABC Television America Affiliates: WDEL
Acme TV Affiliates: KGTF | KLXA | KVYE | WRDU
DBC Affiliates: KVIP
Freemont Affiliates: KFVT6, KTOV
Koopa Troop Affiliates: KOKB | WAZE | WCGV | WSAV
New Line Affiliates: WDNLN
PTEN Affiliates: WYHL
Rainbow Dash Network Affiliates: WDCF1 | WXTU
SBN Affiliates: KAGS
Telemundo Affiliates: WEGK-DT4
This TV Affiliates: WLCN
TBS Affiliates: KETG |
TNT Affiliates: KTSR | KXFG
UDC Affiliates: WMYL-DT3
UPN Affiliates: KOAK | KTFN | KWCO | KWDW | WUPN | WUPV
WB Affiliates: KJPW | WNBT | WVSN
YesNet Affiliates: WLAW5
Educational Independent Stations: KECT-TV

1 means Sinclair operates these stations while Cunningham Broadcasting owns them
2 means Berfield/Willis operates these stations while Sinclair owns them
3 means Sinclair operates these stations while Deerfield Media owns them
4 means Sinclair operates these stations while Chattanooga Broadcasting Community owns them
5 means Sinclair operates these stations while Howard Stirk Holdings owns them
6 means Sinclair operates these stations while Bahakel Communications owns them


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