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Lindsay Shively Named Weekend Anchor at KSHB in Kansas City

Lindsay Shively is the new weekend morning anchor at Kansas City NBC affiliate KSHB, Bottom Line Communications reports.

Shively joined KSHB as a multimedia journalist in 2009. She replaces Najahe Sherman, who joined WKRN in Nashville last month.

“I am excited to be able to promote Lindsay. She is a great storyteller and her bright and cheerful personality will be a nice addition to our weekend morning show,” news director Carrie Hofmann said in a statement.

Bottom Line also reports that anchor Cynthia Newsome will move from the weekend evening newscasts to the weekday midday newscasts. Amy Hawley will solo anchor the weekend evening newscasts going forward.

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Cynthia Newsome Returning To KSHB After Battling Breast Cancer

KSHB‘s Cynthia Newsome is returning to the station in January after a six-month leave of absence to treat breast cancer, Bottom Line Communications reports.

Newsome, the weekend anchor and health reporter at the Kansas City NBC-affiliate, was diagnosed in June. After surgery and eight chemotherapy treatments, she will be back on the air on January 1.

Newsome has filed several reports throughout the process in order to raise awareness for the disease (watch after the jump). Read more