Russ Batenhorst has been a part of the Local4 news team since May 2016, but it's not his first stint at this location.
Russ first worked in the tri-cities area as Sports Director for then KHAS-TV in the 1980’s. Since that time he has worked in the business world, most of the time in the cellular phone industry.
A native of North Platte, NE, Russ graduated from Creighton University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism. He has lived in the Hastings area for over 35 years.