Jim Kiertzner

Jim Kiertzner is a veteran TV news reporter-anchor who has covered Michigan since 1983.

He comes to the 7 Action News team after several years at Detroit rival WDIV Local 4.

Prior to Detroit, Jim worked in mid-Michigan and his work helped lead to the ouster of a mayor, helped free a young man wrongfully convicted of a crime and helped change Michigan law regarding background checks of medical doctors who come to Michigan.

Jim has won 4 Emmys for his investigative reporting work and an Edward R. Murrow award for his continuous live reporting on the Wayne, Michigan furniture store explosion in 2010.

Jim has also worked in Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa where he grew up.

You can email jim at jim.kiertzner@wxyz.com




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