Lori Matsukawa has announced she will retire.The pioneer and trailblazer in television news will appear one last time as KING 5 anchor on June 14.
KING 5’s beloved anchor of 36 years, Lori Matsukawa, is retiring. She will sign off on June 14 and KING 5 will air a one-hour special on that day, sharing memories, photos, videos, and stories about Matsukawa.
Civil rights attorney Dale Minami was honored with the Kip Tokuda Award on Nov. 3, from the Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Foundation (ACLF) Northwest. Minami practices in San Francisco in the area of personal injury. He has been involved in significant litigations involving the civil rights of Asian Pacific Americans and other minorities, including […]
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KING 5 anchor Lori Matsukawa received the Dr. Samuel E. Kelly award at the University of Washington (UW)’s annual MAP Bridging the Gap Breakfast on Oct. 28. Dr. Stephen Sumida was also recognized at the event with a Distinguished Alumni Award. Founded in 1994, the Multicultural Alumni Partnership (MAP) is dedicated to promoting diversity at […]
If you flip through the channels during the 5 o’clock news every evening, you will see that the faces of Seattle television news broadcasters has changed. Twenty years ago, the female anchors on the weeknight 5 o’clock newscasts on KIRO 7 (Susan Hutchison), KOMO 4 (Kathi Goertzen), and KING 5 (Jean Enersen) were all blonde […]
In honor of Mother’s Day, we asked some members of our community to share stories of their favorite food mom would prepare, or a time they embarrassed their mom or vice versa.
CLICK TO DOWNLOAD APPLICATION Deadline to submit is June 4, 2016. APPLICATION DURATION: June 27—July 14, 2016 PLACE: Massive Monkees Studio 664 South King St., Seattle TIME: Monday – Friday: 9 a.m.—3 p.m. CREATING LEADERS FOR THE FUTURE The Summer Youth Leadership Program is an all expenses-paid program designed for high school youths and […]
The KING 5 news station has moved to Home Plate Center in Seattle’s SoDo neighborhood, across from Safeco Field. The new location has more collaborative work spaces, streamlined workflows, and up-to-date and interactive technology. The newsroom at Home Plate Center houses KING 5 News, KING 5 Sports, and Northwest Cable News. (end)
Lena Hou has performed the National Anthem at numerous community events. This included last week’s invitation to the Japanese Consulate’s residence for the reception honoring Japanese Emperor Akihito’s birthday. Consul Omura was in attendance and congratulated Hou on a job well done. Over 200 people attended the event. Lori Matsukawa and Ralph Munro were recognized […]