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9NEWS Managers

Meet the 9NEWS KUSA-TV Management Team in Denver, Colo.
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Tim Ryan
Director of Content 

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Tim Ryan is the Director of Content for 9NEWS in Denver, Colorado.

In this role, he’s responsible for leading the team that produces content for all 9NEWS platforms including TV newscasts on 9NEWS and KTVD Channel 20, as well as 9NEWS.com and all the 9NEWS social pages.

Learn more about Tim Ryan.

Megan Jurgemeyer
News Director

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Megan Jurgemeyer is the News Director at 9NEWS in Denver, Colorado.

Megan accepted a position as senior weekend producer at KUSA-TV in 2013 and became Managing Editor in late 2015. Megan was named News Director at KUSA-TV in 2019.

Learn more about Megan Jurgemeyer.

Misty Montano
Digital Director

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Misty Montano is the Digital Director for 9NEWS in Denver, Colorado.

Misty manages the 9NEWS Digital Desk Team, which is a merge of the traditional assignment desk and digital teams. The team manages daily news assignments and all of 9NEWS' digital, mobile, streaming, audio and social platforms. 

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Learn more about Misty Montano.

Nelson Garcia
Assistant News Director

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Nelson Garcia is the Assistant News Director at 9NEWS in Denver, Colorado.

Nelson joined the 9NEWS team in November 2005.

Learn more about Nelson Garcia.

Megan Doyle
Morning Executive Producer

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Megan Doyle is the Morning Executive Producer at 9NEWS in Denver, Colorado.

Megan joined 9NEWS in July 2018. She is a three-time National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Emmy-nominated producer.

Learn more about Megan Doyle.

Nathan Higgins
Dayside Executive Producer

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Nathan Higgins is the Dayside Executive Producer at 9NEWS in Denver, Colorado.

Nathan is an award-winning producer with multiple Emmy awards, a regional Edward R. Murrow, and honors for best newscast from several organizations.

Learn more about Nathan Higgins.

Chris Vanderveen
Director of Special Projects

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Chris Vanderveen is the Director of Special Projects at 9NEWS in Denver, Colorado.

Starting at 9NEWS in 2002, Chris transferred over into 9Wants to Know in 2014.

Learn more about Chris Vanderveen.

Amanda Kesting
Executive Producer of Digital Video

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Amanda Kesting is the Executive Producer of Digital Video at 9NEWS in Denver, Colorado. She also occasionally writes about food, new restaurants and her favorite recipes. 

Learn more about Amanda Kesting.

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