Colton Shone |

Colton Shone

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!

Kids: No

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! 


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