- Reporter Stephanie Ramos joins KMBC from WIBW in Topeka. Ramos is a captain the U.S. Army Reserve.
- KMBC also hired Haley Harrison from NewsChannel 8 and WLJA in Washington D.C. Previously she was worked at WHSV in Harrisonburg, W. Va. Prior to that she was a reporter and anchor for 6News in Lawrence.
- KMBC also welcomes anchor Len Jennings, coming to KC from WBBH in Fort Myers, Fla.
- Shawnee Dispatch editor and former Star reporter Sara Shepherd was announced as the new features writer for the Lawrence Journal-World.
- Former Star crime reporter James Hart is now managing editor of Think Bigger Business Media in Overland Park.
- Lawrence Journal-World features reporter Sarah Henning left to take a marketing job in Overland Park.
- 6News Lawrence producer Lindsey Diepenbrock left to take a job as outreach coordinator with Lawrence Habitat for Humanity.