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Morning Anchor Curtis Jay Out at KSHB

Morning anchor Curtis Jay is out at Kansas City NBC affiliate KSHB, according to Bottom Line Communications.

Jay joined KSHB in 2010 as the morning and midday anchor. He has also worked at stations in Memphis, Fort Myers and Clarksburg, W.V.

A replacement has yet to be announced for Jay, who was last on the air Monday. His bio has been stripped from the KSHB website.

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KSHB Gives Live Look at Kansas City Man’s Violent Interruption of State of the City Address

Kansas City NBC affiliate KSHB gave viewers of its 11:00 a.m. news more than they bargained for yesterday.

The station took a live feed from Kansas City Mayor Sly James‘ “State of the City” address just seconds before a man, later identified as Derron Black, jumped on stage, tossed a flag off the podium and interrupted James by shouting,”This man has just got through talking about exactly what the F$%# he ain’t G@#d*%$ did.”

The station cut the audio feed before anchor Curtis Jay apologized to viewers for what they just witnessed, “We, first off, want to apologize for this. This is live. Happening right now, what you’re looking at. We apologize for the profanity that was used on the air.”

Watch the video of the incident after the jump. Read more

KSHB Adds JiaoJiao Shen to Morning Newscast

KSHB has named JiaoJiao Shen co-anchor of its morning newscast.  Shen has been working as a reporter with the NBC-affiliate since July.

She will work alongside Curtis Jay and replaces Christa Dubill, who has was recently named co-anchor of KSHB’s 4:30, 5:00, and 10:00 p.m. newscasts.

“We’re thrilled with the experience and professional skills JiaoJiao brings to the morning show,” KSHB vice president and general manager Mike Vrabac said, in announcing the move.  “She has some big shoes to fill replacing Christa but we love her enthusiasm and I’m confident that Kansas City will embrace her.” Read more