41 Action News names Mick Shaffer as new sports director

Posted at 4:21 PM, Jun 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-05 17:29:35-04

41 Action News named Mick Shaffer as its new sports director Monday, ending speculation about who will replace longtime Kansas City sports anchor Frank Boal, who is retiring on June 29.

Shaffer comes to KSHB-TV from Spectrum Sports – Kansas City, where he has worked as a sports anchor and reporter for several years.  He’s covered the Royals, the Chiefs, KU basketball, and every other pro and college team in the Kansas City area.

Shaffer is also known for his social media presence.   He’s especially active on Twitter, where he takes often-sarcastic shots at himself, Kansas City sports teams, and anything else he thinks of:




Shaffer starts at KSHB on June 19.