Seattle viewers tuning in to KING on TV or its digital platforms will see a new, but familiar, face as the station welcomes former Seattle City Police Chief Carmen Best as a KING law enforcement analyst. “I’m thrilled for this opportunity,” said Best when asked about her new role at the station.
KING, Tegna’s NBC affiliate in Seattle, is airing a series of half-hour specials on racial inequality and social justice titled, Facing Race. The 13 half-hour specials are airing immediately after Sunday Night Football, a highly viewed and coveted time slot for NBC affiliates.
Karole Honas, the self-described newsroom mom, is retiring from TV news in Idaho. Honas said her “kids” graduated to big markets including Los Angeles, Boston, New York, Atlanta, Portland and Seattle.
Local TV news marketers around the country are continuing to rise to the challenge of working remotely while adjusting their branding messages in these times of uncertainty due to the pandemic. In Seattle, Brent Ayres, the marketing and creative services director for KCPQ, the Fox O&O, said that his station had to retire the station’s entire inventory of marketing messages and replace them with new ones during the pandemic.
The 19th annual Home Team Harvest broke records for the third year in a row. Over the years, Home Team Harvest has generated more than 55 million meals for Washington families.
“This award is for the entire station — the result of KING 5’s dedication to investigative journalism. I’m thrilled to be bringing this back to Seattle,” said Susannah Frame, KING’s investigative reporter after accepting the award.
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.
KING, Tegna’s NBC affiliate in Seattle, earned a national Edward R. Murrow Award for its year-long investigative series, Back of the Class.
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