Alison Grande is a Reporter for KIRO 7 Eyewitness News. Alison joined KIRO 7 Eyewitness News in 1996.
She is an Emmy Award winning journalist with twenty years of experience reporting across broadcast and digital media. Alison received an Emmy Award in 2015 for her reporting on the Ride the Ducks crash in Seattle.
She began as a producer and received several awards, including an Emmy, in 1997. Other awards include: first place from the Society of Professional Journalists (1998) and "Best of the West" awards in 1997, and 2000. She has numerous Emmy nominations.
Alison grew up in Redmond and graduated with honors from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. She received her degree in Broadcast Journalism, with a minor in Business Administration.
Alison resides in Seattle.
She enjoys traveling, music, and theatre.
Earlier this week the World Health Organization approved a malaria vaccine for use in children. The RTS,S vaccine was in development for more than 30 years. The green light from the WHO is being watched closely by researchers at the UW School of Medicine.
Merck released the clinical trial results of its COVID-19 antiviral drug, molnupiravir. Molnupiravir is the first treatment for COVID that can be taken orally. The five-day treatment was found to reduce hospitalizations by 48%, according to data released by the pharmaceutical company late Thursday.
Zoey Martinez, 20, was found murdered in an alley in Seattle’s Phinney Ridge neighborhood on September 1. Now her parents are working with Crime Stoppers to offer a $6,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of the suspect.