KOMO Viewers Say ‘Eric’s Heroes’ Makes Their World BetterJuly 19th, 2021 by Paul Greeley
KOMO in Seattle airs a story every week from an on-going series called Eric’s Heroes, generating tens of thousands of comments filled with loving, emotional examples of how the series has touched their hearts.
KING Seattle Earns Peabody Public Service AwardJune 24th, 2021 by Paul Greeley
KING, Tegna’s NBC affiliate in Seattle, earned a 2020 Peabody Award in the Public Service category for Facing Race, a 13-week original series that tackled the difficult topic of systemic racism in the Pacific Northwest.
TV Stations Provide Millions Of Meals For The HungryJanuary 15th, 2021 by Paul Greeley
Local TV stations continue to hold fund raisers to help food banks in their communities provide food for the hungry, many of whom are seeking help for the first time due to Covid.
KING Reporter Raises A Glass, And Questions, With PoliticiansOctober 30th, 2020 by Paul Greeley
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.”
Marooned On A Deserted Island With FacebookOctober 23rd, 2020 by Paul Greeley
If I were marooned on a tropical deserted island, and had good WiFi, I could keep track of what’s happening in cities and towns all across America all the time on Facebook thanks to local TV.
KING Adds Former Seattle Police Chief As AnalystOctober 20th, 2020 by Paul Greeley
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.
Tegna’s KING Facing — And Fighting — Racism In New SeriesOctober 6th, 2020 by Paul Greeley
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.
‘Newsroom Mom’ TV Anchor Retiring After 36 YearsAugust 28th, 2020 by Paul Greeley
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.
How Seattle’s KCPQ Changed To ‘The New Us’ WorldAugust 12th, 2020 by Paul Greeley
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.
Seattle’s KING Stocks Food Banks With 7.9 Million MealsJanuary 10th, 2020 by Paul Greeley
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.