Alexis Del Cid will join KCTV, the CBS-affiliate in Kansas City, in August.
Del Cid joins KCTV from KOIN in Portland,OR , where she has anchored the morning and noon newscasts for the last eight years. She will co-anchor the KCTV newscast alongside Matt Stewart.
“We have made a solid commitment to providing our viewers with consistent and reliable news. Alexis’ solid and strong news background will enhance that commitment,” KCTV news director Blaise Labbe said in a statement. “She is very energetic and has a unique way of engaging viewers.”
Del Cid replaces Kelly Jones, who is becoming the host of “Better Kansas City,” a new lifestyle show that debuts in the Fall.