GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Kirk Montgomery on March 4th as the new host of lifestyle show, My West Michigan, and new morning reporter and noon anchor, Kristin Mazur (rhymes with laser) on February 15th.
Kirk brings his entertaining and hard-working personality from WILX in Lansing, MI where he led the morning team. He has worked in Chico, Los Angeles, Tampa, Detroit, and Denver. Kirk is also an actor and singer. He has appeared in several independent films and recorded a number of CDs for charity. He loves his Cocker Spaniel, Joey, who he rescued from a puppy mill 10 years ago. Kirk is also an accomplished still photographer.
Kirk will be shaking up the traditionally female-led lifestyle show, My West Michigan, bringing his own brand of wit and humor. “I’m so very excited to join the awesome team of My West Michigan! I can’t wait to explore the west side of my home state and share my adventures with everyone,” said Kirk.
Kristin Mazur joins the ensemble cast of 13 ON YOUR SIDE Mornings as a reporter using her skills from hosting a DIY show for CBS21 in Harrisburg, PA where she showed how to accomplish various around-the-home projects. Before Harrisburg, she worked in Fort Wayne, IN and Madison, WI. A Philly native, Kristin grew up watching Michigan football as her dad was a Michigander born-and-raised. She caught the bug for journalism in 7th grade after interviewing a TV news anchor in Philadelphia for a school project.
“I’m very excited to call West Michigan home and explore all the amazing things Grand Rapids has to offer,” said Kristin. “I’m happy to be a part of 13 ON YOUR SIDE. It feels like a family here and I was attracted to that right away.”
“We are thrilled to have Kirk and Kristin join our team,” said Janet Mason, 13 ON YOUR SIDE President and General Manager. “They bring unique perspectives and life experiences to daytime television.”
13 ON YOUR SIDE’s News Director, Julie Flynn said, “Kirk and Kristin bring unique creativity and energy to the station, and we’re excited for our audience to get to know them.”
My West Michigan airs weekdays at 9 a.m., 13 ON YOUR SIDE at Noon airs weekdays at noon, and 13 ON YOUR SIDE Mornings airs Monday through Friday 4:30 a.m. to 7 a.m., Saturdays and Sundays 6 a.m. to 8 a.m., and Sundays at 9 a.m