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A native of Strawberry Point, Jerry Gallagher graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in electronic media and worked at KWWL as an intern in both news and sports while in college.

Gallagher went on to reporting and anchoring duties in Sioux City, and served as an assistant news director and anchor at KWWL's sister-station in Eau Claire, Wisconsin (WQOW) before returning to KWWL in 2014.

Gallagher earned a Midwest Regional EMMY in 2015 for a story about his father's trip on an Honor Flight.

He also received EMMY nominations for his investigative reporting in 2012 and 2014.

Gallagher met his wife, Kelly (also an eastern Iowa native), while attending UNI.

Gallagher comes from a family of journalists, with his brother, Tim, working as a columnist for the Sioux City Journal.

In his free time, Gallagher, his wife and their four children enjoy both playing and watching sports, cheering on the Hawks and UNI.

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