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Scott is from Big Sky Country -- the beautiful state of Montana.
He got his start in TV news at his hometown NBC station, working as a reporter, producer, and anchor. Some of his most memorable assignments there include going on a Big Sky Honor Flight with World War II veterans to Washington, D.C.; a rockslide that shut down the Beartooth Highway, the famous scenic road to Yellowstone National Park; and a colorful four-way U.S. Senate race. He has also anchored for stations in Florida, Louisiana, and Utah.
Scott graduated from Wheaton College in the west suburbs of Chicago, playing on the ice hockey club team and several intramural teams, as well as singing in the Men's Glee Club.
When he's not at the office, you might find him watching a football or hockey game, at the gym, on a hike, or planning his next international adventure.
Anne is from Ft. Myers, Florida and has worked at TV stations all across the Sunshine State. Most recently she was an anchor in Tampa. She's also anchored in Tallahassee, Gainesville, and worked as a reporter in Ft. Myers.
Her work has been recognized by several first place awards from the Associated Press and the Society of Professional Journalists.
Anne graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Florida and was inducted into the UF Hall of Fame.
Anne is committed to volunteering and has dedicated her time to a number of organizations including the American Cancer Society and animal rescue groups.
She has her very own rescue best friend! He’s a Pomeranian-poodle mix who she tries to spend as much time as possible with. Anne also enjoys reading, going to the gym (ok, she doesn’t love the gym but she goes anyway!), and traveling with her husband, Michael.
KJNB Media Consultant and Host
Sierra Waggoner is a Chapel Hill, Tennessee native (although she often rounds up and says “Nashville” due to how small her hometown is). She graduated from Freed-Hardeman University in May of 2019 and joined the Northeast Arkansas FOX and CBS team in June 2019.
She hosts the segment “This is Home Today”, the Arkansas State scouting report, and the weekly Community Calendar seen throughout the day.
She is passionate about bringing a unique twist to the news segment and hopes to keep everyone on their toes at all times. Sierra has learned to say “Go Red Wolves” and takes pride in her new home in Jonesboro because, after all, this is home
KJNB Chief Meteorologist
Kris Sommers is the Chief Meteorologist for Northeast Arkansas News. He was born and raised in Long Grove, Iowa. From a young age, he was always interested in the changing weather.
Kris graduated from Northern Illinois University with a bachelor's degree in Meteorology. During his junior year, he worked an internship at a Davenport, Iowa TV station. After graduation, Kris was hired at that station to update the station website and also to do fill in work for the weather department. He was eventually promoted to Weekend Meteorologist, and spent 6 years doing that. Kris then changed career paths and worked for an insurance company for seven years. He recently decided to get back into broadcasting the weather.
When Kris is not busy keeping up with the weather, he loves to spend his time outdoors, golfing, working out, and bowling. He has bowled several 300 games. Kris joined KJNB in July of 2017.
Sara is a Little Rock native and a graduate of Little Rock Central High School. After high school, she went on to earn her degree from the University of Mississippi’s School of Journalism and New Media. Sara has ties to Northeast Arkansas, both of her parents are graduates of Arkansas State University. Sara is a big sports fan, and loves the Ole Miss Rebels.
Cydney grew up in North Little Rock as a graduate from North Little Rock High School. Cydney made her way to Jonesboro after high school, and became a graduate of Arkansas State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Communication. Cydney is excited to stay here in Northeast Arkansas and report on the area that has already become her home. She also has a passion for sports reporting, and is a big fan of all things Red Wolves.
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