KIRO’s Steve Raible To Retire After Nearly 38 Years

During Wednesday’s 6 p.m. newscast, KIRO Seattle evening news anchor Steve Raible announced his plans to retire in late spring. “We talked about this a few months ago … stepping back to spend more time with my bride, Sharon. Tonight we make it official — announcing our retirement from KIRO 7,” Raible announced to viewers. […]

DMA 13: SEATTLE

Tracey Leong Joins KIRO Morning News Team

Cox-owned CBS affiliate KIRO Seattle (DMA 13) has added Tracey Leong to the KIRO 7 Morning News team. Her first day on the air will be Monday, Oct. 28, working alongside veteran Morning News anchor Michelle Millman, meteorologist Nick Allard, and traffic reporter Tracy Taylor. Leong began her journalism career as a multimedia reporter, producer, […]

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS

New TV Jobs: Live In Seattle Or Anywhere

New ads posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for an account exec for Cox in Seattle and a story producer for Hiring America where you can live wherever you want.

TVN’S MEDIA JOBS | DMAS 13 & 27

New TV Jobs In Sales And Creative Services

Two new TV jobs were posted last week on TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center by Cox and Sinclair for openings in sales and creative services at their stations in Seattle and Nashville.

DMA 13: SEATTLE

KIRO Names John LaPorte News Director

He joins the Cox CBS affiliate in Seattle on June 17, coming from the news VP post at WITI Milwaukee.

MARKET SHARE | 13: SEATTLE

Picture Yourself In Seattle As Promotions Writer/Producer

TVN'S WOMEN TO WATCH

Two Women Making Their Marks On TV Tech

AdeogbaPytlarzThe winners of TVNewsCheck’s 2018 Technology Women to Watch awards have something in common beside their field of interest. Both KIRO Seattle’s Deborah Adeogba and Dolby Laboratories’ Jaclyn Pytlarz constantly seek new challenges and opportunities to stretch their knowledge and satisfy their scientific curiosity.

MARKET SHARE | DMA 12

Picture Yourself In Seattle As Brand Manager

MARKET SHARE | DMA 12: SEATTLE

KIRO Pays Off Medical Debts Of 1,000 Viewers

Cox’s Seattle CBS affiliate and its consumer reporter Jesse Jones were able to purchase $1 million of medical debt for $12,000.

Top 20 Market Social Media Report: Seattle

DMA 12: SEATTLE

Romeo Solomon New KIRO National Sales Mgr.

Cox Media’s CBS affiliate KIRO Seattle (DMA 12) announced that Romeo Solomon, a Seattle native who spent six years at the station earlier in his career, will re-join KIRO’s sales team to fill the national sales manager position. He will begin on Jan. 2, reporting to director of sales Michelle Woods.   A graduate of the […]

DMA 14: SEATTLE

KIRO Launching 7 P.M. Newscast On Sept. 11

KIRO 7 at Seven will go in-depth, dig in to major stories, investigate important issues.

KIRO Celebrates Steve Raible 35 Yrs. At Station

DMA 14: SEATTLE

KIRO Providing News To Amazon Echo Show

Video flash briefings will provide trending storylines, weather on Amazon platforms for customers across Western Washington.

DMA 14: SEATTLE

KIRO Adds David Solano As Sports/News Anchor

DMA 14: SEATTLE

KIRO Names Michelle Woods Gen. Sales Mgr.

She moves from WHBQ Memphis to oversee sales at Cox’s Seattle CBS affiliate.

 

MARKET SHARE (DMA 14: SEATTLE)

KIRO Uncovers Troubling Practices At Office Depot

DMA 14

Greg Bilte Chosen As VP-GM Of KIRO Seattle

Cox Media Group moves him from GM of its Tulsa duopoly to succeed Jay O’Connor as head of its Seattle CBS affil.

DMA 14: SEATTLE

KIRO GM Announces Plans to Leave

KIRO General Manager Jay O’Connor says he’s leaving the Cox-owned Seattle CBS affiliate at the end of the year.

MARKET SHARE (DMA 14: SEATTLE)

KIRO’s Viewership Grows For Pride Parade

NETNEWSCHECK SOCIAL SCORECARD

In Social Seattle, KIRO Lands Biggest Punch

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.

MARKET SHARE (DMA 14: SEATTLE)

KIRO Reporter Surprises New Parents With Car

DMA 14: SEATTLE

Longtime KIRO Broadcaster Chris Legeros Dies

DMA 14: SEATTLE

KIRO Announces Changes To Weather Team

Cox-owned CBS affiliate KIRO Seattle (DMA 14) is changing its PinPoint Weather Team on Monday, Oct. 12. Chief Meteorologist Sam Argier is leaving television and Morgan Palmer will move from the morning news team to the evening news team, joining Steve Raible, Monique Ming Laven and Siemny Kim every weeknight. He joined KIRO 7 in April […]

MARKET SHARE (DMA 14: SEATTLE)

KIRO Delivers Tears Of Joy To Firefighters

DMA 14 (SEATTLE)

KIRO Reporter Critical Of Nets ‘Exclusives’

While covering Autumn Veatch, the 16-year-old who survived plane crash in rural Washington, KIRO reporter Gary Horcher noted what he called “an unsettling observation” about how the major networks attempted to get exclusives with Veatch’s family by offering them hotel rooms, food and other gifts. “I’m a local reporter, and the currency I trade is built on relationships — on trust — on belief that I’m their advocate. I’ve never offered anything more in exchange for information, or an interview.”

DMAS 7, 8, 14, 18, 22, 24 & 64

Cox To Carry Laff Diginet In Seven Markets

Atlanta, Boston, Seattle, Orlando, Pittsburgh, Charlotte and Dayton are the latest additions to the Katz Broadcasting network that debuts on April 15.

DMA 14 (SEATTLE)

KIRO Anchor Angela Russell Leaving TV News

DMA 14

KIRO Seattle Airing Local Business Special

Sound Startups is a new 30-minute special airing this Saturday, Oct. 4, at 7:30 p.m., on CBS affiliate KIRO Seattle (DMA 14) that showcases Seattle and Puget Sound as a leading region for innovation. The special will shine the spotlight on several local startups including Wally Home, which uses wireless sensors to detect leaks, freezing […]

DMA 13 (SEATTLE)

Reporter Jesse Jones Leaving KING For KIRO

DMA 13

Jake Milstein Named KIRO Seattle ND

The managing editor of Cox’s Seattle affiliate’s promotion to news director is effective immediately. He has been with the station since 2008.

AIR CHECK BY DIANA MARSZALEK

KOMO Ups Pressure To Unseat KING In News

With Sinclair’s new ownership of Seattle’s KOMO, there’s a big drive to dethrone Gannett’s KING from the No. 1 news spot. But the NBC affil KING isn’t resting on its laurels. And while KIRO’s news leadership is in flux, it’s also got a stake in the ratings race.

DMA 13 (SEATTLE)

KIRO News Director Bob Jordan To Retire

Jordan has been news director at Cox-owned Seattle CBS affiliate KIRO for the last two years, transferring from Cox-owned WFTV Orlando, Fla. He tweeted that he’s retiring at the end of June.

MARKET SHARE (DMA 13)

May Sweeps Spotlight: KIRO Seattle Investigates

MARKET SHARE (DMA 13: SEATTLE)

May Sweeps – Seattle’s KIRO Investigates

MARKET SHARE (DMA 13: SEATTLE)

Seattle’s KIRO Exposes Handicapped Parking Fraud

GetTV Diginet Expanding Into 4 New Markets

The Sony Pictures Television classic Hollywood film channel is adding Seattle, Charlotte, Jacksonville and Tulsa, boosting its coverage to 31 markets covering 48% of the U.S.

DMA 12 (SEATTLE-TACOMA)

Ex-KIRO Anchor To Lead Washington State GOP

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Former KIRO Seattle anchor Susan Hutchison has been elected new chair of the Washington State Republican Party. The Seattle Times reported Hutchison defeated the interim GOP chair, Luanne Van Werven, in a run-off vote after two other candidates were eliminated at the party’s meeting in Spokane on Saturday. Hutchison ran unsuccessfully […]

DMA 12 (SEATTLE)

Social Media Maven Hogan Leaves KIRO

DMA 12

Chris Wedes, KIRO Clown JP Patches, Dies At 84