Vickie Newton, who was with KMBC and WDAF in Kansas City during her career, has announced that she will be leaving KMOV in St. Louis “to be closer to family in Arkansas and pursue other interests.”
Newton has anchored the station’s 10 p.m. newscast with Larry Conners since joining KMOV in 2002. She also has co-anchored the 5 p.m. newscast.
Before joining KMOV Channel 4, she worked as an Anchor for CNN Headline News, reporting from the network’s world headquarters in Atlanta. and also worked as an Anchor/Reporter at WSB-TV, the city’s #1 news station. She has also worked at WDIV in Detroit, KMBC and WDAF in Kansas City, and KATV in Little Rock, Ark.
Newton received her Master’s Degree in Journalism from the University of Detroit. She is single after being married to her college sweetheart for eight years and then briefly again in 2009.