KUOW welcomes Angela King as Morning News Host on new AM drive-time team
KUOW is thrilled to announce that Angela King is joining KUOW’s AM drive-time team on July 3 as our Morning News Host, a new, expanded host role which will be responsible for leadership of the morning drive-time team as well as the overall sound and presentation of the show.
Angela is an Emmy-award winning journalist who’s been a part of the northwest news scene since the early 1990s. A proud University of Washington alumna, with degrees in Broadcast Journalism and American Ethnic Studies, she started her career as a news writer in Seattle, before becoming a reporter and anchor in Portland and Albuquerque.
Angela's work has been honored by such groups as the Society of Professional Journalists, and the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. In 2009, U.W.'s Viewpoint Magazine also named her as one of the “Top 40 to Watch.”
"I wouldn't be where I am today if it weren't for the University of Washington," says Angela. "That's why it's so nice to come back home, where it all started."
In addition to her work as a journalist, Angela is an independent documentary producer and has contributed her talents to a variety of local organizations.
Angela joins Casey Martin, who has been promoted to Morning Reporter on the AM drive-time team. Casey joined KUOW in 2015 and has produced Morning Edition and All Things Considered, announced, produced stories for The Record, and reported for Local Wonder. His story, "The Good, The Bad, The Libre," was a finalist for the 2017 KCRW 24-Hour Radio Race. Stephen Gomes will be the morning team's Board Operator, managing the technical execution of the show. He’s covered news at KHHO in Tacoma, sports for Seattle’s Sports Radio KJR, and came to KUOW after several years of hosting and producing the Seattle radio program called Hawai’i Radio Connection, broadcasting to the Hawai`i community in the Puget Sound region.
We are eager for our listeners to meet Angela and our entire AM drive time team. We announced our new PM drive-time team earlier this week. KUOW’s mission is to create and serve a more informed public, and with these changes, we look forward to taking both shows to even greater heights and bringing listeners timelier, high-quality local content.