Joe Gillespie

joeg Joe GillespieJoe Gillespie News Director of  KXNT Morning News, the latest step in a career in broadcast news that has taken him from coast-to-coast.  Joe has worked as a radio anchor, TV reporter and News Director from San Diego to New York City. When offered the opportunity to work for CBS Radio in Las Vegas and on their first FM News Station, Joe said, “how could I refuse?”

Joe says the keys to every story are the people involved in them, “Whether it’s the political official or police officer, ultimately they are just folks. People are the story and their stories are fascinating and we’re determined to tell them.”  The KXNT Morning News airs weekdays from 6am to 9am.

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Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

OIS East Las Vegas Suspect Dead

Las Vegas, NV — An officer involved shooting in a complex in the 3300 block of East Charleston Boulevard near Mojave.


(CBS Las Vegas, Gillespie)


Las Vegas, NV —- An artist rendering of the new Southern Nevada Health District headquarters.

Contractors are converting a vacant big box store into the multi-purpose medical facility.


(Tom Wait, CBS)

Fire Sweeps Across I-15

Cajon Pass, CA — A fast moving brush fire jumped across I-15 closing the southbound lanes in the Cajon Pass.


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Protesting The GOP Visitor

Las Vegas, NV — Several dozen members of the Culinary Workers Union demonstrated outside of an event being staged by the Governor Scott Walker for President campaign.


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Coming Soon Henderson Hospital

Henderson, NV —  A model of the new Henderson Hospital is on display on the construction site. Ground is officially broken for the new hospital. The hospital will offer emergency care, women’s services, general surgery […]


(Courtesy Rock In Rio)

Rock In Weekend

Las Vegas, NV — Rock in Rio is over, after two weekends of concerts and activities on the City of Rock created on the corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Sahara.


(Las Vegas Fire and Rescue)

Fire Displaces Dozens

Las Vegas, NV — Las Vegas Fire and Rescues responds to a two-alarm fire at the Wood Lake Villa Apartments , 4747 Penwood Avenue.


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Rock In Rio USA Weekend 1

Las Vegas, NV — Rock in Rio USA’s first weekend is over, organizers says 82,000 people attended the outdoor extravaganza.


Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at a fundraising dinner for the UNLV Foundation at the Bellagio on Oct. 13, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nev. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Campaign Appearance Tuesday

Las Vegas –  Hillary Clinton is coming to Las Vegas on Tuesday. This is her first stop in Nevada since officially entering the presidential race. The Democratic candidate’s campaign says this will be Mrs. Clinton’s […]


(CBS Las Vegas, Gillespie)

Lending A Hand

(Las Vegas, NV) — Volunteers giving their time and efforts to make much needed home improvements for homeowners who just can’t afford to get the work done.