Blake Branch

Blake Branch joined KTIV in August of 2016 as Assignment Editor and Producer and now is the Internet Director.

Blake is born and raised in Sioux City, having attended the former Lincoln Elementary and Hoover Middle School before graduated from West High School in 2002 and Briar Cliff University in 2006, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication and a minor in English.

After graduating from Briar Cliff, Blake worked for the Sioux City Journal before spending the next nine and a half years at the Dakota County Star newspaper in South Sioux City, Neb.

There Blake worked his way up from Reporter to News/Sports Editor to Managing Editor.

During his time at the Star, Blake received 16 awards, including seven First-Place Awards, from the Nebraska Press Association for his writing and photography work.

Feel free to contact him at or via Twitter at @BlakeKTIV4.

KTIV Staff

KTIV Staff

Top Stories

Sioux City
Storm Lake
T.J.’s Forecast: Showers and thunderstorms likely, some severe possible

T.J.’s Forecast: Showers and thunderstorms likely, some severe possible

The frontal boundary that has continued to affect us through the week will finally be moving eastward today! This will

Click for forecast details...
Connect With KTIV
Top Stories

T.J.’s Weather Update: Rains causing flooding across parts of Siouxland

Heavy rain has fallen through the overnight and into this morning causing flash flooding across parts of the area. Some

CDC: Overdose deaths increase 72 percent between 2000-2016

Officials say the life expectancy of a person in the U.S. has dropped by two to three years since 2016.

New health care plan available for Nebraska farmers

Open enrollment for the new health insurance option for farmers in Nebraska will begin October 1.

South Dakota sends officials to aid with hurricane aftermath

The staff members will be joining a group from Siouxland helping with recovery efforts.

Reynolds’ missed judge appointment deadline raises question

There are concerns an attorney appointed to be a judge by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds could be challenged.

Scroll to top
Skip to content