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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No Death Penalty In Meyers Murder Case

(Las Vegas, NV) Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson announcing that he will not seek the death penalty in the case against Erich Nowsch and Derrick Andrews.


(CBS Las Vegas Gillespie)

Some Flying History Pays A Visit

(Henderson, NV) — The lastest B-29 still flying is on display this week at the Henderson Executive Airport.


(CBS Las Vegas Gillespie)

Feel The Spirit

(Las Vegas, NV) — It’s easy to feel school pride this time of year.


(CBS Las Vegas, Gillespie)

Pushing Drivers And Pedestrians To Be Safe

(Las Vegas, NV) — Las Vegas Metro patrol and traffic officers spending part of Friday afternoon focusing on traffic safety on Maryland Parkway.


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New Metro Comms

(Las Vegas, NV) — Metro has a new communication system, and they say it’s working just fine.



Southwest Valley Barricade Ends

LAS VEGAS-  SWAT moves in on suspect in a barricade situation in a car in parking lot on West Cactus east of South Decatur. Officers demand the suspect surrender, and he does. At approximately  12:00 […]

CBS Las Vegas–03/16/2015

File photo of sportsbook (Photo by Glenn Pinkerton/Las Vegas News Bureau via Getty Images)

Bring Em !

This should be a big week at the sports books


(CBS Las Vegas, Gillespie)

Peace Protesters Arrested

Indian Springs, NV) — Las Vegas Metro Police make more than two dozen arrests outside the gates to Creech Air Force Base.


Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush  (Photo by Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush Making Monday Visit

Las Vegas, NV) —Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is paying a visit to Las Vegas on Monday.


(CBS Las Vegas, Gillespie)

Car Auction For Education

(Las Vegas, NV) – Classic cars fill two large buildings in Las Vegas.