Deedee Sun is a multimedia journalist / reporter who joined the KIRO7 team in August 2017.
She was previously reporting and anchoring for KWCH12 in Wichita, Kansas another CBS news affiliate.
Deedee is a journalist who believes local news can drive change for the better in communities - that's why she she's always searching for the stories that matter.
If you have any stories or news tips you'd like to share with Deedee, you can find her on Facebook at facebook.com/DeedeeKIRO7, on Twitter @DeedeeKIRO7, or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Before Kansas, Deedee was reporting for WICU & WSEE (now called Erie News Now) in Erie, PA. There she also filled in as anchor and producer.
Her other experiences have taken her to other major markets across the country and even across the pond. She interned with KABC in Los Angeles, WCVB in Boston, and CBS Network’s London Bureau. She also landed a Meredith-Cronkite fellowship with KPHO in Phoenix.
She’s reported on major news events, covering the Hesston, KS mass shooting at Excel Industries in 2016, the manhunt for the Tsarnaev brothers after the Boston Marathon Bombings in 2013, President Obama’s 2013 Inauguration, and the Occupy Wall Street movements in Los Angeles and in Boston.
Deedee is a graduate from Boston University, double majoring in Broadcast Journalism and Economics. She grew up in Illinois, was born in Harbin, China, and speaks Mandarin Chinese - somewhere between fluent and conversational.
Her second passion after journalism is cooking! She also loves being a big through Big Brother Big Sister. Her other hobbies include traveling, hiking, skiing, and DIY crafts.
She's very happy to call Seattle and the Pacific Northwest "home!"
A new report from the CDC says 1 in 5 adults who contracted COVID-19 experienced “long COVID” or “post-COVID conditions.” It means symptoms like debilitating fatigue that last for months or even longer.
After approximately 70 pot shop robberies across Washington state since the start of 2022, according to the Washington CannaBusiness Association, and a wave of robberies in Pierce and King counties, legislation to create a Cannabis Safety Taskforce was passed by the King County Council on Tuesday.
Inflation keeps hitting families harder as prices continue to soar. Gas prices reached a new record overnight, hitting an average of $4.87 in Washington and topping $5 a gallon in King County, according to AAA.