December 05, 2016 02:49 PM
Just the Facts: Colton Shone
Position: Morning anchor
Year Hired at KOB Eyewitness News 4: November 2015.
First TV Appearance: October 2010.
Other TV jobs/markets/stations: Before coming to Albuquerque, I was a weekend anchor/reporter in Tucson for the CBS and FOX affiliates. Before that I was a reporter/multimedia journalist for CBS 5 in Phoenix. But I got my start in news radio in Phoenix!
Favorite News Story: This one is too hard! I’ve done so many that I can’t pick just one.
First Reporting Story: My first on-air story was about a bunch of dead birds falling from the sky in west Phoenix. That was a weird one!
Role Model/Most Admired: Matt Lauer.
Why I'm A Journalist: I love reporting on things that is important to the community. I also believe that we have a responsibility to hold those in power accountable.
Most proud of: My family!
Favorite thing about New Mexico: This one is easy: the Green Chile!
Dream Interview: An interview with a sitting President of the United States!
Dream Job: I have it!
Favorite TV Show: This one is tough…The Sopranos, The Simpsons, South Park and the X-Files!
Favorite good causes: Adopting pets!
Alma Mater: Arizona State University! Fear the Fork!
Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
Height: 5’8” (5’8.5” on a good day)
Star Sign: Sagittarius!
Pets: Yes! A 10 pound fur ball terrier mix named Poppy!
Spouse/S/O: I’ve been married to my high school sweetheart since 2011!
Siblings: One sister.
Hobbies: Hiking, watching movies and checking out new restaurants!
Favorite Food: Burgers and fries.
Favorite Sports Team: Any Arizona team!
Favorite Musician: The Killers
Favorite Author: Stephen King
Favorite Movie star: Don’t have one!
Favorite Destination: Home!
Favorite Song: On Top by The Killers.
Favorite quote: “Do or do not, there is no try.”
Favorite color: Red
Favorite movie(s): Fargo.
Favorite book(s): 11/22/63
One thing my co-workers don’t know about me is… I executive and directed a documentary that was an official selection at an international film festival!
Updated: December 05, 2016 02:49 PM
Created: November 24, 2015 09:26 AM
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