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Born and raised here in the Northwest, I’m also a proud Husky! My first job in broadcasting came as a UW sophomore when I was 19, reporting traffic for the afternoon show on KISS-FM. From there, I worked pretty much every radio shift imaginable, and was lucky enough to join The Bob Rivers Show, the morning radio show on KZOK at the time, working with some of the best in the biz.

I officially joined the Q13 FOX news team in August 2009, and my favorite thing about working here is being able to be a storyteller in the community I grew up in. I LOVE talking to people and doing interactive stories where I get to be myself and represent viewers by taking them inside the story itself.

Outside of work, you’ll find me pretending I’m a calm person in a hot yoga class; pretending I am an award-winning singer and rapper in a karaoke bar; or pretending I’m the courtesy police and demanding the ‘thank-you wave’ in traffic (let’s be kind during rush hour, people)!

My husband and I love traveling together, exploring new places here in the Northwest and all over. We also have a brown-and-white cat, Saffron, who seems to think my pillow is a special place for him to sleep at night. (Note to Saffy: It’s NOT. #pushover).


Recent Articles
  • Teacher Appreciation Week is here!

    SEATTLE – As the school year winds to a close, we thought it was the perfect time to celebrate teachers for all of their hard work! All week long, we’re recognizing local teachers based on your nominations. It was tough to narrow down, but we selected five to honor, and will be revealing one per day! We surprised these well-deserving honorees by barging into their classrooms armed with a $100 gift card to Simon Malls (Northgate, Tacoma); a $50 gift […]

  • This tandem cycling class is helping people with Parkinson’s disease

    SEATTLE – It’s a Tuesday morning spin class in Seattle’s Magnuson Park, filled with the same mix of quiet determination and enthusiasm of any group class. Only this class is slightly different: Its participants have Parkinson’s disease, and they’re pedaling on a tandem bike with a volunteer. Outdoors For All is the local organization behind the twice-yearly sessions of Parkinson’s Tandem Cycling. Their mission is to use outdoor recreation to enhance and enrich the quality of life for kids and […]

  • How candles are helping the Seattle Sounders bring soccer to underserved kids

    SEATTLE – You may not think candles and soccer have much in common; but a partnership between the two- or, more specifically, between candle votives and soccer- is helping kids in underserved communities have access to soccer and the positive community aspects soccer can bring. It all started a few years ago, when the idea for the RAVE Foundation was born. Founded in 2013, the plans truly began taking shape last summer to bring soccer into urban areas to empower and inspire […]

  • Becoming a Sea Gal

    RENTON — Fifty women. Twenty-eight spots. The Sea Gals held their final night of auditions on May 9, after several previous rounds. But what makes the squad unique isn’t just their level of professionalism, athleticism, and talent: It’s their diverse backgrounds, and how each woman has a passion off the field that fuels their success on it. We went to Sherri Thompson, the director of the Sea Gals, to find out exactly what it is she looks for, and why a team […]

  • Chateau Ste. Michelle celebrates 50 years

    Above: How Ted Baseler, President and CEO of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, saved Washington wine. WOODINVILLE – The founding winery of Washington is marking a big milestone this year: Chateau Ste. Michelle, based in Woodinville, WA, is celebrating its 50th anniversary! In 1967, Ste. Michelle was a small winery producing its inaugural vintage of a Cabernet Sauvignon from the Yakima Valley. Thirty years later, Chateau Ste. Michelle has become the number two premium domestic brand sold in the United States; […]

  • Infertility Awareness Week: If you’re struggling to start a family, you’re not alone

    Did you know 1 in 6 people, or 1 in 8 couples, are living with infertility? If you are one of them, you know the grief and isolation this can cause as you try to start or build you family.

  • Go Red for Women is going to the cats and dogs! Vote in our poll!

    SEATTLE – Women’s heart health affects the entire family, that’s why Brooke Fox from Brooke & Jubal in the Morning on Movin’ 92.5 and I are getting our pets involved. That’s right- Kaci’s cat, Cheddar Biscuit (of the Buttery Biscuits), and Brooke’s dog, Tula, are going RED for a great cause- heart health! They’re all decked out and ready for you to vote and follow their lead! Which Go Red look do you like best? Feline or Canine? Take a look […]

  • ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ now playing at The Paramount

    Actor Hannah Corneau, who plays Yitzhak in “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” joins Kaci to talk about the explosive rock musical that plays The Paramount through Sunday.

  • Master Sommelier Rob Bigelow of Chateau Ste. Michelle talks holiday wine pairings

  • This ice cream shop uses the sweet treat to teach kids science

    FEDERAL WAY — Jack Walsh owns the Sub Zero Ice Cream in Federal Way, and is using the sweet treat to get kids excited about science. The ice cream is a made a bit differently at Sub Zero: nitrogen is used to freeze it quickly, preventing ice crystals from growing. That is what makes it perhaps a bit smoother than traditional ice cream. With over 55 flavors and 35 mix-ins to choose from, you can essentially create your ideal ice […]