Colton Shone Biography
Colton Shone is an American anchor and reporter working at Arizona’s Family serving as the co-anchor of Good Morning Arizona with Tess Rafols from 4:30 am to 6 am on weekdays. He joined Arizona’s Family in August 2022.
Colton Shone Age
Shone likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year he was born. However, he might be in his 30s.
Colton Shone Height
Shone stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Colton Shone Family
Shone has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Shone has any siblings.
Colton Shone Wife
Shone is happily married to his beautiful wife, Aubree. The couple tied the knot on November 11, 2011, and have been together ever since. The couple is also blessed with a son whom they welcomed on January 10th, 2020.
Colton Shone’s Net Worth
Shone has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an anchor and reporter.
Colton Shone Salary
Shone earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Colton Shone Career
Shone serves as the co-anchor of Good Morning Arizona alongside Tess Rafols from 4:30 am – 6 am weekdays. Apart from this role, she also provides reports out in the community. Furthermore, he is also a podcaster for his own podcast called “Native America with Colton Shone” which he launched in July 2018. In the podcast, he speaks with indigenous people who are making an impact in different areas including film, journalism, fashion, and so much more.
Prior to joining Arizona Family, he worked at KOB4 where he served as the morning news anchor and investigative reporter from November 2015 till his departure in July 2022 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. While at KOB4, he was in charge of anchoring the morning show from 4:30 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. and was also part of the Investigative Unit. From October 2013 to October 2015, he worked at KOLD 13/Tucson News Now where he served as the anchor of the 5:30 pm/10 pm weekend newscasts for KOLD News 13 (CBS); also the hour-long 9 p.m. newscast on FOX 11. In addition to these roles, he also served as a fill-in anchor of the AM Newscasts on KOLD/FOX; and KOLD News 13 Live at Noon.
He previously worked at KPHO- A Meredith Corporation where he served as the lead breaking news reporter and general assignment reporter for the 5/6:30 and 10 pm newscasts. Prior to that, he worked at Navajo Times where he served as a freelance reporter from January 2009 till his departure in December 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona.
From July 2010 to September 2011, he worked at Eight, Arizona PBS where he served as a special projects reporter. Previously, he worked at KTAR-FM where he served as an anchor and reporter for about 3 years and 9 months. While there, he anchored the evening and weekend newscasts. He also served as a Live, breaking, general assignment reporter. He previously worked at ABC Radio where he enclosed national stories in the Phoenix metropolitan area.
Shone has also won several awards including three Emmy Awards for covering the effects of Covid-19 in the Navajo Nation. He went to ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication where he graduated and got his bachelor’s and master’s programs. For leisure, he enjoys spending his free time with his family and friends.
Colton Shone Podcast
Shone is also a podcaster for his own podcast called “Native America with Colton Shone” which he launched in July 2018. In the podcast, he speaks with indigenous people who are making an impact in different areas including film, journalism, fashion, and so much more.
Why is Colton Shone leaving KOB4?
Shone left KOB4 where he served as the morning news anchor and investigative reporter from November 2015 till his departure in July 2022. He moved on to working at Arizona’s Family where he serves as the co-anchor of Good Morning Arizona with Tess Rafols from 4:30 am – 6 am on weekdays.
Colton Shone Arizona’s Family
Shone is working at Arizona’s Family where he works alongside other famous Arizona’s Familymeteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Kylee Cruz
- Amy Cutler
- Jared Dillingham
- Olivia Fierro
- Yetta Gibson
- Scott Pasmore
- Tess Rafols
- Michael Raimondi
- Holly Bock
- Paul Horton
- Sean McLaughlin
- Royal Norman
- Ian Schwartz
- Julia Lopez
- Mark McClune
Colton Shone Social Media Platforms
He is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 4,515 followers on Instagram.