Sam Hoyle

I'm a Multimedia Producer for WHO-TV. I’m the resident British chap with a dodgy accent. I post stories on our website and keep our social media profiles updated. Get in contact if you have a story for our community pages.

I went to university in Edinburgh, Scotland and London, England. I joined WHO in November, 2012 after a year teaching in South Korea, Jindo Style!

Recent Articles

  • PHOTO GALLERY: Urbandale Manhunt

    Posted on: 9:04 pm, April 17, 2014, by , updated on: 10:03pm, April 17, 2014

    The search for a convicted felon who escaped while being transferred from Polk to Dallas County sheriffs' custody in pictures...
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    Police say Bevard now has a shaved head
  • METRO MANHUNT: Inmate Escapes While In Transit

    Posted on: 6:21 pm, April 17, 2014, by , updated on: 10:21pm, April 17, 2014

    Police swarmed an Urbandale neighborhood Thursday evening searching for a convicted felon who managed to escape police custody. The escaped...
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  • PALIN VISIT: Conservative Women Rallying Around Ernst

    Posted on: 5:17 pm, April 16, 2014, by

    Sarah Palin already announced her support for US Senate candidate Joni Ernst. Now Palin is joining her on the campaign...
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  • HOMELESS HELP: ‘Ellen’ Surprises DM Pizzeria Owner, Again

    Posted on: 8:41 pm, April 11, 2014, by

    Another trip to the Ellen show netted another big donation for a Des Moines restaurant owner Friday. For the second...
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  • NEW FACILITY: Iowa Donor Network Breaks Ground

    Posted on: 4:17 pm, April 11, 2014, by

    The Iowa Donor Network recovery facility is moving to a new and bigger home. On Friday crews broke ground at...
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    iowa donor network groundbreaking
  • SEXUAL ABUSE: Ankeny Teacher Arrested

    Posted on: 5:10 pm, April 10, 2014, by

    A former Ankeny teacher is accused of sexually abusing a former student. Mandy Davenport is charged with one count of...
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  • CRITICAL CONDITION: Woman Shot In The Head

    Posted on: 10:04 pm, April 9, 2014, by , updated on: 10:07am, April 10, 2014

    A woman is in critical condition after being shot in the head Wednesday evening. Police were contacted by Mercy Medical...
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    dm shooting
  • SCHOOL DANCE: Nebraska Students Make A Splash

    Posted on: 5:44 pm, April 9, 2014, by , updated on: 06:55pm, April 9, 2014

    Hours before their prom started, a group of students thought it would be a nice idea to pose for pictures on a bridge...
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  • GOVERNOR REACTS: DAS Director Mike Carroll Fired

    Posted on: 5:20 pm, April 8, 2014, by and , updated on: 06:12pm, April 8, 2014

    Iowa Governor Terry Branstad has fired Department of Administrative Services Director Mike Carroll. The decision follows the release of emails...
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    mike carroll
  • NEW BRIDGE: Check Out Grand Ave. Design

    Posted on: 10:21 pm, April 7, 2014, by

    A historic bridge over the Des Moines River will soon have to go and city leaders want residents to help...
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    grand ave bridge design
  • DIGITAL BILLBOARDS: Moratorium Approved

    Posted on: 9:47 pm, April 7, 2014, by

    The Des Moines City Council could put a stop to a plan to add more digital billboards in the city....
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  • 13RAW: Listen To The Dramatic Younkers Fire Dispatch Calls

    Posted on: 11:10 am, April 4, 2014, by , updated on: 03:01pm, April 4, 2014

    Dispatch recordings of Des Moines firefighters’ response to the Younkers fire have been released. The dramatic recordings show just how...
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