KCTV will be bringing back Lisa Holbrook to join former morning co-anchor Kelly Jones as hosts of its new local lifestyle show “Better Kansas City” that will debut Monday, (9/10) at 9 a.m. on the CBS affiliate.
The “Better” format is similar to ones at other Meredith-owned stations such as “Better Portland,” “Better Arizona” and “Better Las Vegas.” “Better KC will take over the time period currently occupied by “Live With Kelly.” Ripa’s show will move to Fox 4, which will air it at 10 a.m. opposite “KC Live.”
A graduate at The Ohio State University, she worked in Washington D.C., North Carolina, West Virginia and Syracuse, NY, before coming to Kansas City in 1995. She is married.
Jones joined KCTV in April 2010 as the co-anchor with Greg Adaline on “It’s Your Morning” and as the “KCTV News at Noon” anchor. Adaline was replaced in about a year by Matt Stewart. The team of Alexis Del Cid and David Hall were4 brought in this month as the station’s new morning show hosts.
Before joining KCTV5, Jones was the morning show reporter at KFMB-TV in San Diego. Her news career began in Yuma, AZ. where she anchored the morning and noon newscasts at KYMA-TV. She later was the main anchor at KSVI in Billings, MT.
A Michigan native and single mother of two, she is a graduate of Wayne State University.