A Mizzou grad and KRNT & KCCI alum, Rob hosted “Talk of Iowa” and “All Things Considered” on WOI Radio, co-founded Professional Video, Inc, and served as Director for the Iowa Radio Reading Service for the Blind and Print Handicapped (IRIS). Now retired, Rob continues to be active in the Iowa political scene, clerking for Rep. John Forbes in the Iowa House as well as being Chair of the Iowa Conservation Voters Political Action Committee.
J. Alex Cooney
Web & Digital Media Director
Alex caught the political bug in high school covering the 2000 caucuses. As a freelance photojournalist he covered the 2004 and 2008 presidential campaigns and worked as a photo intern (and “official” first dog photographer) in the White House Photo Office. As a photo intern for U.S. News & World Report he covered news in and around Washington as well as on Capitol Hill. He worked in Digital Editions at Meredith Corp. for Better Homes & Gardens, Parents, and Fitness magazines before returning to independent production work in 2015.