Mark Alford Talks News Diet & Visits Former Prez Trump's Mar-a-Lago

A quick check-in with a longtime local newsman . . .

Here's his hot take on understanding the news game and one of his recent adventures ahead of taking office:

During his campaign, Alford often referenced that he felt he was unable to say what he wanted to say during his time on television.

So, KSHB 41 asked him from which sources he believes his constituents should get information about his work in Washington as well as events in the rest of the world.

"We do have a wide variety,” Alford said. “And I am a voracious consumer of news and information. I watch CNN, MSNBC, Fox, NewsMax. You have to have a healthy diet, and that means a balanced diet of information, and then you make the determination. The more voices the better."

Alford, a Republican, recently attended President Donald Trump's winter gala at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida.

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Longtime KC anchorman aims to be 'steward' of new congressional office

RAYMORE, Mo. - Missouri's 4th Congressional District is the only district in the state that will have a new representative in congress starting Tuesday. Mark Alford, who spent more than 20 years as a television anchor in Kansas City, will take the oath of office in Washington, D.C., marking his first day in elected office.