Colton Shone Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife,, Salary, KTVK-TV

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Colton Shone Biography

Colton Shone is an American Emmy Award-winning reporter who co-anchors KTVK-TV’s morning show with Tess Rafols from 4:30 to 6 a.m. He previously worked at KOB 4 as an investigative reporter and morning news anchor.

Colton Shone Age

Shone is 36 years old as of 2024. He was born on November 30, 1988, in Phoenix, Arizona, and celebrates his birthday on that date each year.

Colton Shone Height

Colton Shone is approximately 5’7″ tall.

Colton Shone Education

Shone earned a degree in International Business Journalism from Tsinghua University in 2010. He also holds a degree in Business Journalism from Fudan University. He began attending Arizona State University in 2007 and graduated with a Master’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication in 2011.

Colton Shone Family

Shone was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, with his sister Autumn Shone. Unfortunately, he lost his father, who served in the military. Colton enjoys spending time with his family, visiting new restaurants, and going hiking.

Colton Shone Wife

Shone is happily married to his beloved bride, whose identity has yet to be revealed. The pair married in November 2011 and have been dating for more than 12 years. They are the proud parents of two gorgeous children: a boy and a girl. In September 2023, Colton became the father of a beautiful baby girl whose name is unknown.

Colton Shone Salary

Shone’s annual compensation ranges from $40,000 to $110,500.

Colton Shone’s Net Worth

Shone’s net worth is reported to be between $1 million and $5 million, obtained through his work as an anchor and reporter.

Colton Shone Career

Shone and Tess Rafols work as morning anchors and reporters for KTVK-TV in Phoenix, Arizona, from 4:30 a.m. until 6 a.m. In addition to working for KTVK-TV, he is also a podcaster at Native America with Colton Shone, which was founded in 2018. Before joining KTVK-TV in August 2022, Colton worked for KOB 4 as an investigative reporter and morning news anchor. While there, he created and hosted a show called “Eye on New Mexico” for NBC. Shone won three Emmys for his coverage of the Navajo Nation’s fight against COVID-19.

Previously, Colton worked as an anchor and reporter for KOLD News 13 in Tucson, Arizona. He was also responsible for handling national news feeds, pitching, and editing videos. He worked at the channel from October 2013 to October 2015, delivering news. Shone previously worked as a reporter for KPHO, the CBS 5 station in Phoenix. During his stay there, he oversaw the general assignment reporter and developed trusting relationships.

In addition to his employment at KPHO, Colton was a freelance reporter for the Navajo Times from January 2009 to December 2012. He covered high-profile stories such as language revitalization attempts and the Murdered Indigenous People problem. Shone previously spent a year working for PBS News as a special reporter.

He began his professional career as an anchor and reporter at KTAR FM in January 2008 and worked till September 2011. Colton also anchored and edited videos over the weekend with Marantz and WireReady. Before this, he worked as a stringer for ABC Radio, where he covered national stories. After that, he worked at ABC 15 as a Scripps Howard scholar from January to August 2010.

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