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Brian Loftus Moves to KLAS Anchor Desk

loftus klas croppedBrian Loftus has been named co-anchor of the KLAS morning news.

For the past five years, Loftus has been the traffic reporter for the Las Vegas CBS station. He joins anchor Kirsten Joyce and weather anchor Sherry Swensk.

“I know he’ll do a great job from the anchor desk,” KLAS news director Ron Comings said in a statement. “He loves the morning newscast and he enjoys bringing some fun and humor to the program, which is why so many of his fans wanted to see Brian in this new position.”

Loftus has followed an unconventional career track. He went into broadcasting in 2002 after starting as a middle and high school teacher and coach. He switched from radio to television in 2006. He then got a job as a feature reporter for KMPH in Fresno.

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KLAS Announces New Morning Anchor Team

Las Vegas CBS-affiliate KLAS is set to debut a new morning anchor team.

Beginning July 30th, the KLAS morning newscast will be anchored by Cale Ramaker and Shauna Khorrami (right).

Ramaker comes to KLAS after seven years at WOFL in Orlando, where he anchored the station’s 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts.  Khorrami joins the station after anchoring the morning news at KSTU in Salt Lake City. Read more

Video: Marathoner Stops to Moon KLAS Reporter

KLAS reporter Brian Loftus got much more than a high five from a passing runner while covering a Las Vegas marathon this week. Reporting live from the nighttime “Rock ‘n’ Roll” marathon, Loftus (and everyone watching at home) was mooned by a runner wearing a Borat onesie (video above).

Someone claiming to be the unabashed runner posted a couple of messages on Loftus’s Facebook wall today, explaining why he stopped to moon the camera: “I started drinking at noon that day so I was totally loaded by the time the race started… I also drank 5 tall cans of Coors Light during the run and smoked 3 cigars.”