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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City Of Rock Taking Shape

(Las Vegas, NV) — Construction of the City of Rock at Las Vegas Boulevard and Sahara is moving into it’s final stages.


A Utah elementary school teacher who was carrying a concealed firearm at work accidentally shot herself in the leg when the weapon discharged in a faculty bathroom shortly before class Thursday morning, officials said. File photo of a classroom. (credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Testing Stopped

(Las Vegas, NV) — CCSD puts Common Core testing on hold, as technical issues involving the testing remain unresolved.


Lake Mead

Lake Mead’s Many Visitors

(Boulder City, Nevada) — The National Park Service reports nearly 7-million people visited the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in 2014.


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Different Kind Of Park

(Las Vegas, NV) – A different kind of park is dedicated in downtown Las Vegas


File photo of Vegas sign. (Credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Sign Designer Dies

(Overton, NV) The designer of the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign has died. According to an obituary on the Virgin Valley and Moapa Valley Mortuaries website, Betty Jane Willis passed away over the weekend. The […]


(Courtesy Clark County)

Groundbreaking For Aquatic Center

(Summerlin) Ground is broken for a large indoor pool complex on the west side of the valley.


(Las Vegas Fire and Rescue)

Duplex Fire Maryland Parkway

(Las Vegas, NV) — A fire in a duplex at 330 S Maryland Parkway on Tuesday afternoon.


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Arena Update

(Las Vegas, NV) — Dayna and Carlos salute the progress being made on the MGM AEG arena being built New York, New York.


Shooting at M Resort, Sunday, April 5, 2015. photo courtesy ktnv

Suicide At M Resort Buffet

Holiday diners run for cover


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Windy Days

(Las Vegas, NV) Winds bend tree branches in southern Nevada.