JiaoJiao Shen joined the 41 Action News team in July 2011. She co-anchors 41 Action News Today on weekdays from 4:30 - 7 a.m.
Prior to KC, JiaoJiao worked in OKC where she was a weekend morning anchor/weekday reporter at KOCO-TV.
JiaoJiao is thrilled to call Kansas City home and spends much of her time giving back to the community. She serves on the Leadership Council for the KC chapter of the Arthritis Foundation. She lost her grandmother to the disease many years ago. JiaoJiao is on the advisory council for Sheffield Place, a home and rehabilitation center for homeless mothers and their children. JiaoJiao is also proud to be a volunteer with Jackson County CASA or Court Appointed Special Advocate. As a CASA, JiaoJiao helps children who are in the court system because they were removed from their parents due to addiction, mental health or domestic violence issues.
JiaoJiao lives in Kansas City, Mo. with her husband and three adorable dogs: Gracie, Penny and Mr. Toulouse. You can usually find her running on the Trolley Trail, in her kitchen trying her hand at a new recipe or enjoying a performance by the Kansas City Symphony at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.