KSHB Meteorologist Uses Tacos To Explain Tornado Alerts

KSHB Celebrates 50 Years Of Television In Kansas City

REPORTING ON PROTEST

Reporting On Protest | Kansas City Protests Differ From Earlier Ones

KSHB’s Dia Wall: “Stereotypical camps are being broken down. This is a different energy. It’s not just Black people. This is really a melting pot.” And her colleague Kevin Holmes adds: The crowds were “the most diverse I’ve seen in my entire career.” Above, Kevin Holmes reported on the protest as the imposed curfew time for Kansas City drew near, and large crowds remained on site.

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KSHB Protest Promo Is A Call To Listen

This is another great example of how TV station marketing can be a force for good. “Seeing the protests first hand, I knew we had to do something from a marketing standpoint,” said Aaron Liversedge, KSHB’s creative services director.

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‘We See You’: KSHB Sharing Uplifting Stories From Kansas City

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

Openings For Newscast Director And News Director

New TV jobs just posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center are for a newscast director for Capitol Broadcasting’s WRAL in Raliegh, and a news director for Scripps’ KSHB in Kansas City.

DMA 32: KANSAS CITY, MO

Kathleen Choal Named GM Of KSHB-KMCI

Scripps chooses the general manager of its KSBY San Luis Obispo, Calif., to lead its duopoly in Kansas City.

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KSHB Goes Hollywood For Football Promos

DMA 33: KANSAS CITY

KSHB Reporter Says She Was ‘Suspended’ For Facebook Post

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KSHB’s ‘Fill The Fridge’ Collects 143,000 Meals

DMA 33

KSHB Kansas City Sued Over News Report

DMA 33 (KANSAS CITY)

KSHB Names Mick Shaffer Sports Director

Mick Shaffer, a sports anchor with more than 15 years of experience covering sports in Kansas City, has been named sports director at E.W. Scripps-owned NBC affiliate KSHB Kansas City (DMA 33). Shaffer is currently a sports anchor/reporter for Spectrum Sports–Kansas City (formerly Metro Sports). He replaces longtime sports anchor and current KSHB sports director […]

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KSHB Spurs Change In Child Abuse Laws

DMA 33: KANSAS CITY

KSHB Sports Director Frank Boal To Retire

Frank Boal, sports director at Scripps-owned NBC affiliate KSHB Kansas City (DMA 33), is stepping away from the sports desk on June 29. He joined the KSHB sports team in September 2010. He spent the previous 28 years as sports director for WDAF Kansas City and still appears regularly on the city’s WHB-AM. “Life is […]

DMA 33: KANSAS CITY

KSHB Bulks Up News Staff With Three Hires

DMA 33

Scripps Names Steve Watt GM In Kansas City

He joins KSHB-KMCI Kansas City from WKRN Nashville and is succeeding the retiring Brian Bracco.

 

DMA 33: KANSAS CITY

KSHB Journo Suing For Discrimination

Reporter Lisa Benson alleges in a lawsuit that she has been discriminated against by the Scripps Kansas City NBC affiliate because of her race.

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Bullying. KSHB Says ‘Not Here, Not Now, Not Ever’

DMA 33: KANSAS CITY

KSHB Adding Weekday 6:30 P.M. Newscast

Scripps-owned NBC affiliate KSHB Kansas City (DMA 33) will introduce a new newscast to its early primetime fringe lineup on Sept. 12. News anchor Rhiannon Ally and Chief Meteorologist Gary Lezak will host the new program weekdays at 6:30 p.m. KSHB will now offer seven-and-a-half hours of local news every weekday. This complements an around-the-clock […]

DMA 31 (KANSAS CITY)

KSHB Getting New Sports Director

With news of the upcoming retirement of Jack Harry, the Scripps Kansas City NBC affiliate names Frank Boal as his successor.

DMA 31 (KANSAS CITY)

KSHB Names Rhiannon Ally Co-Anchor

Scripps-owned NBC affiliate KSHB Kansas City (DMA 31) has named Rhiannon Ally evening co-anchor, effective June 15. Ally most recently was morning and noon co-anchor at WFOR Miami. She is the wife of KSHB co-anchor Mike Marusarz, making them the first husband and wife anchor team in the history of local news in Kansas City, […]

DMA 31

KSHB Adds Mike Marusarz To Anchor Desk

DMA 31 (KANSAS CITY)

KMCI Adds Weekday Morning Newscast

New 7 a.m. hour-long broadcast to be produced by sister station KSHB. 

‘The Now’: Newsy Talk With A Social Slant

The new 4 p.m. show debuts today on KMGH Denver and KSHB Kansas City, Mo., with a focus on topics that are trending on social media networks. The content will be include viral videos, breaking news stories, content from Scripps stations and websites, original local content and national content that will originate from KMGH. It will eventually get rolled out to six more Scripps stations.

DMA 31

KSHB Kansas City Anchor Mark Clegg Leaving

DMA 31

Joel Nichols Returning To Kansas City TV, At KSHB

DMA 31 (KANSAS CITY)

Underdog KSHB Shakes Up KC News Ratings

In the last big sweeps period, the perennial last-place station in Kansas City did something it had apparently never done before. One of its daily newscasts finished No. 1. This month, with NBC’s wall-to-wall coverage of the Winter Olympics, the good news has just kept on coming for KSHB.

Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/#tv#storylink=cpy

DMA 31 (KANSAS CITY)

KSHB Sports Director Under Fire For Alleged Slur

DMA 31

KSHB Kansas City Launching 4 P.M. Newscast

The Scripps-owned NBC affiliate is adding a 30-minute newscast beginning April 8, meaning there will be 90 minutes of local news leading up to the network news at 5:30 p.m.

DMA 31 (KANSAS CITY)

Carrie Hofmann Named KSHB News Director

She joins the Scripps NBC affiliate in Kansas City from WCNC Charlotte, N.C., where she was assistant news director.

DMA 31

Hearst’s News VP Opts For KC GM Spot

Brian Bracco is giving up his job as group VP of news at Hearst to become GM of Scripps’ ABC-Indie duopoly in Kansas City, KSHB-KMCI. In the corporate post, Bracco has been based in Kansas City and he earlier worked in the market as news director of Hearst’s KMBC.

DMA 31 (KANSAS CITY)

KC Stations Opt For Local Over Nets In A.M.

Both KSHB and KCTV have replaced network programmingin favor of their own local lifestyle shows at  9 or 10 a.m.

DMA 31 (KANSAS CITY)

KSHB News Director Peggy Phillip Leaves

She’s been news director at the Scripps owned-NBC affiliate in Kansas City for more than three years.

DMA 31 (KANSAS CITY)

KSHB GM Mike Vrabac Sets Retirement

After nearly 40 years in the television business, Mike Vrabac, VP-GM of Scripps-owned Kansas City duopoly of KSHB-KMCI, announced his retirement.

DMA 31 (KANSAS CITY)

Jenna Hanchard Joins KSHB Kansas City News

DMA 31

KSHB Kansas City Rebrands As ’41 Action News’

DMA 31

Ex-Kansas City TV Host ‘Uncle Ed’ Muscare Dies

DMA 31

Kansas City Stations’ Footage Subpoened

A grand jury issued subpoenas Monday to all the market’s network affiliates —  KCTV, WDAF, KMBC and KSHB — requesting any raw footage of interviews with missing infant Lisa Irwin’s family, friends or neighbors.

DMA 31

KSHB Ups Christa Dubill To Lead Anchor Post

DMA 31

KSHB Upgrades ENG With JVC Cameras

KSHB, the Scripps-owned NBC affiliate in Kansas City, Mo. (DMA 31), has purchased 21 GY-HM790U ProHD camcorders from JVC Professional Products Co. Most of the new cameras are being used for ENG, but one is located in the newsroom for breaking news reports and another is mounted on a jib in the news studio. According […]