Tegna NBC affiliate KING Seattle reporter and weekend anchor Amity Addrisi will now host New Day Northwest, the station’s 10-year-old daytime talk show. Addrisi brings more than 18 years of broadcast journalism experience to the role, five of those years spent at KING as anchor of the weekend morning news and “HealthLink” reporter. Throughout her […]
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include an opening for a multimedia marketing producer at KING in Seattle.
Tegna’s independent KONG plans to begin NextGen TV broadcasts for itself and co-owned NBC affiliate KING in early December, with KONG serving as the host, or lighthouse station.
Chris Daniels, chief reporter at KING Seattle, has been captured on camera at least 32 times drinking with local and state politicians. “I just don’t want to do politics the way it has been done in the past.”
Tegna NBC affiliate KING Seattle (DMA 13) has moved its Take 5 host and reporter Angela Poe Russell to Evening, the station’s original lifestyle and entertainment show that’s been celebrating the Pacific Northwest for more than 30 years. On March 2, Russell joins Saint Bryan, Jim Dever and Kim Holcomb as the show’s fourth host. […]
Tegna-owned NBC affiliate KING Seattle (DMA 13) has added a new member to its news team. Christin Ayers joins as the new Tacoma news bureau chief, covering the South Sound. Ayers comes to Seattle/Tacoma from KPIX San Francisco, where she spent the last eight years as reporter and anchor. She also lectured at UC Berkeley, […]
Tegna NBC affiliate KING Seattle (DMA 13) 5 will say goodbye to anchor Lori Matsukawa on Friday, June 14, marking the close of her 36 years on-air at the station. She retires after forging her own legacy at KING. In addition to the stories she covered, she is the recipient of numerous awards, including the “Lifetime Achievement […]
Tegna’s NBC affiliate KING Seattle (DMA 13) is adding to its news team. Craig Herrera will be the new face of weekday evening and night side meteorology beginning Sept. 24. Herrera comes to Seattle from KCBS-KCAL in Los Angeles where he has spent the last two years as their weekend meteorologist, extensively covering the recent […]
Jordan Wilkerson joins Tegna’s Seattle duopoly of KING (NBC) and KONG (ind.) as the newest member of the weather team. Wilkerson anchors weather on KING newscasts on weekends at 5, 6:30 and 11 p.m. as well as the 10 p.m. newscast on KONG. A native of Florida, Wilkerson comes from WCSC Charleston, S.C., where she […]
Promotion veteran Jay Yovanovich joins the Tegna NBC affiliate in Seattle from WRAL Raleigh, N.C.
KING, Tegna’s Seattle’s NBC affiliate, is the leader in social media actions among TV stations in the market over the last six months according to data from audience insight firm Shareablee. Evonne Benedict, KING’s audience engagement manager, says the reason KING tops all TV stations in the market on social media is simple: They listen.
Tegna-owned NBC affiliate KING Seattle (DMA 14) is adding a new member to its team of journalists. David Espinosa-Hall will be a new face on the evening and night side anchor desk this fall. Espinosa-Hall comes from WKMG Orlando Fla., where he has spent the last two years as morning anchor. Before that, he worked at […]
While Tegna’s Seattle TV properties downsized with the move to a new operations center, they upsized in technology, collaboration and growth potential. The new digs turn out more than 18 hours of news a day with state-of-the-art equipment including Sony cameras, automation, production switchers and news automation that controls gear from Evertz, Logitek, Grass Valley, Abekas and Ross Video.
Tegna promotes her from director of market development to lead sales at its three Seattle properties: KING, KONG and NWCN.
Jim Rose is promoted at KING, KONG and NWCN, while Kristie Gonzales takes over at KVUE.
The timing of multiple departures of news team members Dennis Bounds, Jeff Renner, Jean Enersen and Linda Byron is not a coincidence. Six weeks ago, the Tegna-owned NBC affiliate in Seattle offered voluntary early retirement to qualified employees throughout the organization.
Assistant news director Cheryl Carson, who has been interim news director at the Tegna NBC affili since Mark Ginther moved to Dallas NBC O&O KXAS in August, has been given the job permanently.
There are two TV titans battling it out among local media outlets on social in Seattle, but for now, Cox-owned CBS affiliate KIRO is dealing the heavier blows than its close rival, Tegna-owned NBC affil KING, according to data from Shareablee.
Tegna’s Seattle NBC affiliate will air the first broadcast from its new home Saturday at 7 a.m
Seattle is one of the nation’s most digtal-savvy markets, and its news consumers have high expectations, especially on mobile. Diana Marszalek and Erica Sweeney take a comprehensive digital overview of the city’s major news players — including The Seattle Times, KING and KCPQ — along with how locals show a continued embrace of hyperlocal sites and alternative media.
This year, RTDNA awarded 104 national Edward R. Murrow Awards in 13 categories including Feature Reporting, Hard News, Overall Excellence and more. RTDNA received more than 4,200 entries during the 2015 awards season, setting an all-time record for the third year in a row. The TV station Overall Excellence winners are KING Seattle and KETV Omaha, Neb.
After more than 63 years at 333 Dexter Ave N., the Gannett NBC afiliate will begin building its future home in Seattle’s SoDo neighborhood. The new location is kitty corner from Safeco Field. Once the build-out is complete, KING, independent KONG and Northwest Cable News will occupy the first three floors of the North Building.