Aaron Wright, KIRO 7 News
Aaron Wright is an Emmy Award-winning journalist hailing from Spartanburg, South Carolina and is a Hampton University graduate.
Aaron believes journalism is service and at its best uplifts the community, exposes corruption and helps people in need.
He began his career at WREX-TV in Rockford, Illinois where he was a reporter, photographer and anchor.
Aaron’s career then took him to Knoxville as an anchor and reporter for WBIR-TV.
While in Knoxville, he learned the importance of community connection and storytelling in news reporting. He covered everything from the Gatlinburg Wildfires to the Nashville Predators Stanley Cup appearance.
Aaron then headed west to San Antonio, TX to join KENS 5 team working as an investigative reporter and anchoring the stations 5, 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts.
Covering everything from the NCAA Final Four to former state senator Carlos Uresti’s fraud trial, Aaron would also work filing investigative reports on government spending and exposing scammers working to hurt hard-working San Antonians.
When Aaron isn’t reporting and anchoring, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Katie, and chasing his two daughters, Penelope and Olive.
Aaron has a deep love for college football, seafood and photography. When not at work you can find him hiking … unless there’s a game on.