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

DMA 12

Bob Jordan Named KIRO News Director

Cox Media Group moves him from its WFTV Orlando to replace Todd Mokhtari at its Seattle CBS affiliate.

DMA 12 (SEATTLE)

KIRO Report Tainted By Complaints, Dubious Video

DMA 12 (SEATTLE)

Jay O’Connor Named KIRO General Manager

The Cox group VP is adding oversight of the company’s Seattle CBS affiliate to his duties.

DMA 12 (SEATTLE)

KIRO To Air Experimental Social TV Show

The Cox-owned CBS affiliate in Seattle will present a live special tonight that has been named, planned and even given a time slot by the audience over social media. As it airs, trending topics and audience participation will dictate much of the content.

DMAS 12 (SEATTLE) & 15 (MINNEAPOLIS)

Anchor Chris Egert Leaving KIRO For KSTP

KIRO Seattle anchor Chris Egert is leaving Cox-owned CBS affiliate after five years. His last day at the station will be April 13. “I am leaving KIRO 7 and moving back to Minnesota,” said Egert. “My father is going through some health problems and we felt as a family it was important to be close by […]

DMA 12 (SEATTLE)

KIRO Special To Blend Livestream, Live TV

Seattle CBS affiliate KIRO will mix online video with traditional TV for its March 22 news special Connect with Jenni Hogan. The show will start livestreamed online and move over to live television. The show’s host is one of the nation’s most followed local news personalities on Twitter.

DMA 12 (SEATTLE)

KIRO Expanding Sunday News To An Hour

Beginning Sunday, Dec. 4, the Cox CBS affiliate in Seattle is adding another 30 minutes to its Sunday 11 p.m. newscast.

DMA 13 (SEATTLE)

Q&A With Twitter’s Top Local TV Journalist

Jenni Hogan, traffic reporter at KIRO Seattle, has more than 35,000 followers on Twitter, on which she started seven years ago. She’s as well known in Seattle for her prolific social media presence as she is for her on-air presence.

DMA 13

Seattle Mayor To Local Stations: Don’t Crowd Me