News 93.1 KFBK, announced last week that Sam Shane has been named co-anchor/host of The KFBK Morning News, airing weekdays from 5-9 a.m., effective April 1st.
Shane will be joining co-host Cristina Mendonsa to deliver the latest local, national and breaking news and analysis. In addition to reporting on-air, Sam’s coverage will be featured on the station’s website KFBK.com and through the station’s social media channels.
“We’re thrilled Sam is joining News 93.1 KFBK,” said Curtiss Johnson, Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia Sacramento. “He and Cristina will break down the day’s news and answer the questions; what does this mean to Northern California? How does this affect me and my family? Striving for insight beyond the headlines, Sam’s experience, intellect and analysis will make The KFBK Morning News so much more than a utility and download of daily data."
“Sam’s deep roots in our community and his connections in the Capital City mean that he has a wealth of experience, perspective and views to draw upon that will give clarity and perspective to the day’s events”, said Bill White, Program Director of News 93.1 KFBK.
"I'm delighted to join Cristina and the entire team at News 93.1 KFBK," added Sam Shane. “Our show will be packed with engaging, relevant and meaningful stories from around the world - with an emphasis on local events that impact our listeners right here in Northern California. This show will be objective, insightful and smart.”
Shane has more than 30 years of experience in broadcast journalism and investigative reporting. His career included stints at KCRA-TV and CBS 13 Sacramento, KGO-TV San Francisco, Fox TV Seattle and as a national anchor for MSNBC.