John Clanton serves as sports director at KNEP-TV and anchors the NBC Scottsbluff sportscasts.
He graduated from Albany State University in Albany, Ga., with a bachelor's degree in English/Journalism. Growing up in Augusta, Ga., as well as being born in Philadelphia, PA, John always had a passion for playing and watching sports. He thought it would be a perfect job to eventually report on his favorite topic. Shortly after graduating, John started his broadcasting career at WJBF in Augusta as an associate producer. After his first broadcasting job, he moved to Scottsbluff to take the weekend sports and reporter position at KOTA Territory in March of 2001. He was named sports director in 2008. John enjoys telling the stories of western Nebraska and eastern Wyoming athletes each and every show. In his spare time, John can be found playing sports and cheering on his beloved Philadelphia sports teams, as well as helping the community and eating his favorite snacks - extra-buttered popcorn and hot hot wings.