Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety
Public Information Office
Contact: Kevin R. Malone
1399 American Pacific Drive
Henderson, Nevada 89014
Office : (702) 486-1311
Pager: (702) 598-8926

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 16, 1998
NEWS FROM: Director’s Office

DMV & PS Appoints New Southern PIO

Las Vegas broadcaster assumes post

Kevin Malone, who has been covering news in southern Nevada for nearly 10 years, has been named as the Public Information Officer for the DMV & PS Southern Region.

Mr. Malone began his career in journalism at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, where he graduated with a journalism degree in 1987. He first began covering southern Nevada in 1988 as a news reporter at KAAA/KZZZ radio in Kingman, Arizona. He then worked as the Laughlin/Bullhead City correspondent for KNAZ-TV in Flagstaff and KMOH-TV in Kingman. In 1991, he became News Director at KBAS/KWAZ radio in Bullhead City, Arizona. Then, in 1992, Malone moved to Las Vegas as a reporter/anchor for KNUU NewsRadio 970. From 1995 until taking his present post on Monday, June 8, Malone worked in the news department of KVBC-TV channel 3 as the Managing Editor and Operations Manager at KVBC-FM 105.1.

Mr. Malone will be supervised by the DMV & PS Northern Public Information Officer Kimberly Evans and will report directly to the Director of the Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety, Don Denison.

The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety operates seven DMV facilities in Southern Nevada, the Office of Traffic Safety, the Nevada Highway Patrol, the Capitol Police, the Parole and Probation Division, the Bureau of Enforcement, the State Emergency Management Division, the Nevada Division of Investigations, the Criminal Justice/Narcotics Control Assistance Office and the State Fire Marshal.

 

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