She was one of the most influential local news ladies in Kansas City history and very few broadcasters have achieved her level of genuine cowtown admiration.
TKC's favorite #TBT memory about this news lady . . . Dave Letterman once joked that he was marrying her in a promo segment and locals went nuts thinking it was true.
Hoping you d-bags won't be mean in the comments, here's a nice write-up on her legacy . . .
Anne Peterson's storied career at KCTV5 started in 1979 at the ripe old age of 22 years old. (Her first live shot in the field was covering the Kemper roof collapse.) Less than three months after arriving at the CBS affiliate as a reporter, she was promoted to main anchor.