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

  • 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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  • CULVER RESPONDS: Branstad’s Claims ‘Dishonest And Laughable’

    Posted on: 8:51 pm, April 2, 2014, by

    Former Governor Chet Culver weighed in on the settlements scandal Wednesday. Channel 13 was the first to report on Monday...
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  • SAFE STOLEN: Funds For Girl’s Leukemia Treatment Targeted

    Posted on: 8:35 pm, April 2, 2014, by

    Thieves in northern Iowa stole more than just a safe during a weekend burglary, they may have stolen a young...
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  • FREE PIZZA: Des Moines Man Features on ‘Ellen’

    Posted on: 5:49 pm, April 2, 2014, by

    A Des Moines man was featured on Ellen on Thursday for his efforts to better Iowa. Derrick Walton is the...
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  • BURNT CAR: Convicted DM Developer Found Dead

    Posted on: 3:28 pm, March 31, 2014, by , updated on: 03:41pm, March 31, 2014

    The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating the death of former Des Moines developer Bob Knapp. Knapp’s body was...
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  • PHOTO GALLERY: Norwalk Home Goes Up In Flames

    Posted on: 7:48 pm, March 30, 2014, by , updated on: 07:49pm, March 30, 2014

    A Norwalk home is a total loss after a fire consumed it on Sunday...
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  • LATE RALLY: Cyclones’ Fine Season Comes To An End

    Posted on: 8:37 pm, March 28, 2014, by , updated on: 07:57am, March 31, 2014

    The pride of Yonkers kept Iowa State from being blown out but despite Dustin Hogue’s 34 points, the Cyclones lost...
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  • BOY HURT: NFL Player Offering Razor Blade Culprit Reward

    Posted on: 6:55 pm, March 26, 2014, by

    An NFL football player is offering a reward to catch the person who glued a dozen razor blades to playground...
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  • SENATE ENDORSEMENT: Sarah Palin Backs Joni Ernst

    Posted on: 6:23 pm, March 26, 2014, by

    A Joni Ernst campaign ad has been gaining national attention, from politicians to comedians. Now it has helped land her...
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  • CASTRATING HOGS: Jimmy Fallon Mocks Joni Ernst Ad

    Posted on: 8:44 pm, March 25, 2014, by , updated on: 08:45pm, March 25, 2014

    A commercial by an Iowan Senate hopeful is gaining national attention. On Tuesday’s “The Tonight Show” Jimmy Fallon plays the...
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  • EMOTIONAL END: Watch Creighton’s Coach Console Players

    Posted on: 4:03 pm, March 25, 2014, by

    We sometimes get an insight into the victorious team’s locker-room post-game during the NCAA tournament. The latest was the Cyclones’...
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