Former KCTV5 newswoman Kelly Jones has migrated south to join Alabama’s Local 15

Kelly Jones has gone South

Former KCTV5 Newswoman Kelly Jones joining Local 15 Today Mobile, Alabama.

Mass Appeal Wire Reports

MOBILE, Alabama – “Sweet Home Alabama…” Former KCTV5 newswoman Kelly Jones has taken her journalistic talents south to Mobile, Alabama where she’s expected to join the Local 15 Today morning team next month.

Jones, who served as co-host of “Better Kansas City,” will become the station’s newest member effective Sept. 9th.

“Kelly brings a lot of energy and experience to the position, and she has a solid reputation for reaching out and being involved in the community,” said Local 15 General Manager Bobby Totsch. “She will hit the ground running and become a big part of our commitment to covering local news that is important to our community.” News director Bob Noonan added, “I am excited to have such a well-rounded journalist joining our news team… Kelly brings a great personality plus strong story telling skills.”

In addition to Kansas City, Jones has spent the past 13 years reporting in California, Michigan, Montana and Arizona. A graduate of Wayne State University in Michigan, Jones has established several charities in a prestigious list that includes the American Heart Association and March of Dimes.

Congrats Kelly!

You’ll be missed in KC.

Share your thoughts below.


  1. Seems like all the good ones leave but I wish you the best. God Bless!

  2. Great things happen to great people. Those racists at KCTV5 made a mistake. Do the damn thang….

  3. Really enjoyed Better KC. That show will NOT be the same without you. Wishing you much success.

  4. Ruthless Lover



  5. Good luck special K!!!

  6. God bless you! Dont be a stranger in KC.

  7. Beautiful, gorgeous & sophisticated…. sky’s the limit

  8. Kelly, you will be missed! Hope you’re back soon.

  9. Good luck Kelly! One door closes and another one opens.

  10. Best wishes Kelly!!!! U will be missed!!!

  11. From “Better Kansas City” to “Better Alabama” — keep going strong

  12. You were the reason I started watching Channel 5 news in the morning. Good luck to you.

  13. I miss you Kelly and wish you great success in your future endeavors ! You were hated on because people were jealous of your beauty and being a very educated , strong black women. Please come back some day !

  14. I’m glad God has sent you closer to my heart. I would love to meet you and take you out on a date.

  15. Kelly I wish you the best as always, KIT always following you

  16. Still missing you and your fantastic beauty in Kansas City ! You are a truly professional lady and I will always miss you !

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