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Josh Scheinblum has joined KCRG ABC 9 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa as chief investigative reporter.

Josh Scheinblum has joined KCRG ABC 9 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa as chief investigative reporter.

"Hi everyone, I have some personal news to share. This past week was my last week as a member of the WTNH News 8 team" Josh posted on his Facebook page on December 14.

"Please know it has been an honor and a privilege to report the news and tell stories that matter in the beautiful state of Connecticut, where I was born and raised, and I thank you all from the bottom of my heart for welcoming me into your homes. At News 8 I have worked with among the most talented group of news professionals in the entire country, especially photojournalists, and I will be forever grateful for what we have been able to accomplish together. Moving forward, my wife and I will soon be moving with our son and fur babies back to where we met and fell in love; Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Iowa is also where my wife was born and raised. It is there I have accepted a job as the new Chief Investigative Reporter at KCRG-TV9. I will also be doing some anchoring too. All of these good things, combined with the fact I’ll be able to once again cheer on my University of Iowa Hawkeyes in person has me excited for our future. I sincerely thank you for your continued support, please know my family and I truly appreciate it. God bless you all."

Josh joins KCRG from WTNH ABC 8 in New Haven, Connecticut where he had been a reporter out of the stations Middletown newsroom since August 2013.

Prior to joining WTNH, Jost was a reporter at KGAN CBS 2/KFXA FOX 28 in Cedar Rapids. While there, he covered stories ranging from birdwatching to the 2012 presidential race and everything in between.

Josh also interned for two consecutive summers at The CBS Evening News with Katie Couric at their Washington, DC bureau. Josh was a member of the Investigative Unit team where he covered Capitol Hill and worked on the Emmy award winning series, "Rape in America; Justice Denied."

While interning at CBS News, Josh also worked as a "1-man Band," producing weekly news packages for the CBSNews.com web-show, Washington Unplugged.

A native of West Hartford, Josh is a 2011 graduate of Gettysburg College where he earned a Bachelor's degree in political science and government.

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