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Jim and Denise Hnytka co anchor 8 at 5 the hour long 8 at 6 and 8 at 10 each weekday with Chief Meteorologist James Zahara and Sports Director Matt Randazzo.
Jim was the co anchor of Morning Quad Cities with Julie Sisk for nine years starting in 2006. Before coming to mornings, Jim was the anchor and producer of 8 at 6:30 and a reporter for 8 at 10 He also anchored the weekend broadcasts and was a reporter on the streets since he joined the WQAD News 8 team in 1995.
Before coming to the Quad Cities, Jim worked at WWMT TV in Kalamazoo, Michigan as an anchor and reporter for six years. Prior to that, Jim was an anchor and reporter for seven years at WEAU TV in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
He got his start in radio in 1978 at WFON FM in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. He later joined WAXX/WAYY Radio Stations in Eau Claire, Wisconsin where he would start as an overnight Country music announcer before working in the station radio news department as a reporter and anchor.
Jim is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire School of Journalism. He received numerous reporting awards from Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin and Michigan. His long form reporting earned him first place awards with the Iowa Associated Press, the Iowa Broadcast News Association, and the Illinois News Broadcasters Association.
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