Work History
January 2011 - Current KDVR Fox31 - Denver (Morning Anchor)
  I work as the morning anchor of Fox31's 4 hour morning show, Good Day Colorado. I also produce weekly technology review segments and a franchise consumer product testing segment.
December 2009 - April 2013 KNXV ABC15 - Phoenix (Morning Anchor)
  I work as a morning anchor for ABC15 Daybreak. I also cover technology stories and review tech products as part of my weekly Tech Check segment.
December 2006 - Dec 2009 KSTU Fox13 - Salt Lake City (Morning Anchor/Reporter)
  I worked as a morning anchor/reporter for Fox 13's 4 hour morning newscast and 11am newscast. I built 2 popular franchise segments, a weekly technology review segment and a product testing segment.
September 2004 - Dec 2006 WJRT Abc12 - Flint, MI (Reporter/Anchor)
  I worked as the weekend morning show anchor and a general assignment reporter. I helped produce and write the morning show. I specialized in technology reporting and produced a gadget of the week segment for our weekend morning show.
July 2002 - August 2004 WSYM Fox47 - Lansing, MI (Reporter/Anchor)
  I was responsible for generating story ideas and making contacts in the area. I started as a weekend reporter. Less than a year later I was promoted to the main Monday through Friday reporter position. Soon after that I was promoted to the weekend anchor position. I worked on both daily stories and longer form packages.
January 2000 - May 2002 WNEO PBS NewsOhio (Reporter/Anchor)
  In January of 2000 I began working on a PBS program created for middle and high school students called NEwsOhio. I helped pick and write stories and reported in the field. My last year on the show I became the man on the street reporter, in an attempt to gather local feedback about our stories.
June 2001 - August 2001 WKBN (Intern)
  At WKBN I served as a general news intern. My duties included helping the producer write and develop the 11 pm newscast, assisting reporters and photographers in the field, coordinating the assignment desk and anything else needed to help the newsroom run smoothly.
April 1998 - June 1999 WKDD Radio (Promotion Crew)
  At WKDD I worked on the road crew. I worked at remote locations helping to promote WKDD.

Education

BA Journalism, Kent State University
High School Diploma, Buckeye High School


Awards

2011-2012 3 Emmy Nominations - Breaking News, Govt Coverage, Best Anchor
2011 Kent State University Fast Track Alumni Award
2009-2010 Emmy (Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter) - Breaking News
Philip Macomber Scholarship
SPJ Mark Of Excellence Award - May 2001
The Broadcasters Foundation Helen J. Sioussat Scholarship

References

Available Upon Request
Kirk Yuhnke is Represented by: Liz Sherwin, Napoli Management Group, 8844 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite 100, Beverly Hills, California 90211, 310.385.8243, SherwinL@tvtalent.com