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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
  • WATCH: Kaci tries out for Seahawks Blue Thunder Drumline!

    SEATTLE — If 12s are the heart of the Seahawks… Blue Thunder is the heart BEAT. And it all starts with auditions and first rehearsals back in the spring; which is when I grabbed some sticks and tried out for the group myself (informally, of course). The drumline that has pumped up fans at CenturyLink and around the community since 2004 is also packed with personality; and, it turns out, that is really the ONLY qualification I totally nailed in […]

  • Sweet fashion finds for under $50

    Above: Local jewelry finds, skin care for less; nails and lip! SEATTLE — Our style experts Tiffany Lowry and Darcy Camden have done it again: blowing our minds with ideas for staying on-trend with the latest fashion for under $50. And these are GREAT ideas, too- watch the videos for inspiration! For more on Tiffany and Darcy, click HERE.  Below: Shoes, hats, and scarves- oh my!

  • A local breast cancer survivor shares her journey

    SEATTLE — Jenn Nudelman remembers May 20th, 2011 vividly: that’s the day her doctor called with the news that she had multi-focal invasive breast cancer. She was only 45 at the time of her diagnosis; less than a month later, she participated in her first Komen Puget Sound Race for the Cure. One week later, she underwent a bilateral mastectomy. But breast cancer had been a close part of her life well before her diagnosis. Her grandmother died of the disease […]

  • No costume for Halloween yet? Check out these makeup and costume ideas

    Above: The latest trends for kids’ costumes this Halloween SPANAWAY — If you’re out of ideas for costumes this Halloween, we may have just the place. We spent the morning at the Goodwill in Spanaway, which just happens to be Goodwill’s largest Halloween store in the COUNTRY- and most costumes cost anywhere from 99 cents to $19.99! The best part: all proceeds go to Goodwill’s job training program, which includes jobs inside AND outside of the company. Watch the videos […]

  • Get Hitched, Give Hope: Plan your wedding while giving back

    SEATTLE — Weddings are certainly about the bride and groom, but a local event uses that as a jumping off point to give back to so many more. The annual ‘Get Hitched, Give Hope’ bridal gala is a fun way for couples to bid on wedding items while supporting some great causes. The Black and White ball is Thursday October 23rd at The Four Seasons Seattle, and tickets are available now AND at the door. The co-founders, Barbie Hull and […]

  • WATCH: Fun Halloween craft and food ideas with Alexandra Hedin

    SEATTLE — From jello-shot martinis to rat candles; local lifestyle and entertaining expert Alexandra Hedin has some fun, DIY ideas for Halloween decorations and more. Watch the video for her tips; then click HERE to check out her blog for instructions and other fun ideas!

  • Halloween has gone to the dogs! Best puppy costume ideas for the season (VIDEO)

    SEATTLE — Need a costume idea for the furriest members of your family? Angela Compton with BuyCostumes.Com came in to talk trends and tips for dressing your pooch for Halloween. The best part? Some of our colleagues brought THEIR dogs in as models- and the resulting segment is about as cute as you’d expect! Watch the video for more, or head to www.buycostumes.com (they also have people costumes!).

  • WATCH: Swamp things, a 12s maze and many more reasons to take the kids to the pumpkin patch

    LAKE STEVENS —  Grab the kids and head to your local farm for fall fun this season! Kaci visited Carleton Farms in Lake Stevens this morning to get a taste of some of the fun things families can do – from a pumpkin cannon, to a corn maze and even an entire play area for the kids. We should probably mention the corn maze is a ‘12th Fan’ theme, complete with Seahawks trivia to get you through! At night, it […]

  • WATCH: Could this be the biggest Seahawks fan EVER? Check out her ’12’ house!

    Above: the tour of Debbie Gwaltney’s Seahawks-themed home in Ferndale begins in the pool room… which used to be the dining room. Also, that’s her dog; named “Blitz.” Obviously. FERNDALE, WA — There are a lot of 12s out there. A lot of us who feel we are the biggest, the best, the most colorful of Seahawks fans. But then… there’s Debbie Gwaltney of Ferndale! Debbie emailed our newsroom awhile back to tell us she has dedicated her entire HOUSE […]