Rose petals signal marriage proposal for TV co-anchors


Nothing spells out romance like a sunset and roses.

KSNV-TV, Channel 3, co-anchors Jim Snyder and Jessica Moore got engaged Sunday while viewing a sunset from a suite at Red Rock Resort.

At their feet were petals from 100 white roses forming the words: "Jessica Will You Marry Me."

Snyder went to a knee and popped the question. She said yes.

"She's big on sunsets," said Snyder by telephone Friday.

"I'm an East Coast girl," said Moore, after a day of jury duty. "West Coast sunsets are still so special to me."

They were unofficially engaged in May, with a promise ring, but Snyder made it official Sunday.

He set it up by saying they were having a glass of wine at Red Rock Resort, but Snyder had arranged a suite scenario.

A female Red Rock host who was in on it approached them and asked whether they would like to check out a new VIP suite.

Moore went along it, but, Snyder said, "she thought it was 'hinky,' like it might be a time-share pitch."

When they walked into the suite, Moore melted when she saw the rose petal proposal, which led to a picture window.

"That's when I started crying," she said.

Snyder suggested they head for a drive-thru wedding chapel. "It will be sooner than later," Moore said.

The ring features a 3-carat diamond surrounded by 52 smaller ones.

Other media notes:

■ Denver country DJ and sports talk host JoJo Turnbeaugh is moving to Clear Channel's KWNR-FM, 95.5, to join the morning show and fill the program director position.

He's replacing Brad Booker on the morning show and Rik McNeil as PD.

Turnbeaugh teams up with former Denver colleague Tracy Taylor in late October. Booker moved to KMEL in Phoenix.

Turnbeaugh's move to Las Vegas has a family twist: His late father, Roger Turnbeaugh was a night shift deejay at KVEG-AM, 970, in the early 1960s. ...

■ Former CityLife publisher Geoff Schumaker is at the Nevada State Museum from 1-3 p.m. today with his revised and expanded book "Sun, Sin & Suburbia: A History of Modern Las Vegas." Joining Schumaker on the program will be local historian Dr. Michael Green. Full disclosure: Schumaker's book was published by Stephens Press, which is owned by Stephens Media LLC, owner of the Review-Journal. ...

Bart Torres, host of "The Las Vegas Connection," which airs from 7-7:30 p.m. Fridays and Sundays on Highway Radio, has added Oscar Goodman's "Inside Tips" segment. It's the only talk show on Highway Radio, 99.7 FM in Las Vegas, 98.1 FM in California and 99.7 in Arizona. The website: www.TheLasVegasConnection.com.

SIGHTINGS

Rio headliner Penn Jillette, on NBC's "Today" show on Friday, after Donald Trump announced the lineup for "Celebrity Apprentice All-Stars." Jillette will be joining Trace Adkins, Dee Snider, Dennis Rodman, Gary Busey, La Toya Jackson, Lil Jon, Stephen Baldwin, Marilu Henner, Lisa Rinna, Brande Roderick, Claudia Jordan and Bret Michaels.

THE PUNCH LINE

"Some guys came here and did an air quality study. They said the breathing air in NYC is the worst breathable air in the world. They said New York's air has more chemicals in it than Lance Armstrong." - David Letterman

Norm Clarke can be reached at 702-383-0244 or norm@reviewjournal.com. Find additional sightings and more online at www.normclarke.com. Follow Norm on Twitter @Norm_Clarke.

 

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