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Veteran KSNF Anchor Jim Jackson to Run for Newton County Commissioner

Jim Jackson, who has been an anchor at KSNF in Joplin for 32 years, will announce his candidacy for Newton County commissioner next week.

Jackson anchors the 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts for NBC-affiliated KNSF. He has no immediate plans to leave the station, but will step down from the anchor desk if elected, according to a statement on the station’s website.

“I am proud of what I’ve accomplished as a news broadcaster, and I’m looking forward to this new challenge that will allow me to make an even bigger contribution to the community,” Jackson said.

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