I’m Gwen Baumgardner, a reporter with KIRO 7. You can watch me weekdays at 5 & 6pm.
7 Questions With Gwen:
Where did you grow up?
Small town Kansas
Why did you become a journalist?
I took a broadcasting class in high school and never looked back!
What cities have you worked in during your journalism career?
Topeka, Lincoln, Omaha, and London
What’s the most memorable story you’ve ever covered?
Reporting on the royal family while I lived in the UK.
What are you most proud of in your career in news?
Being able to quickly adapt to new cities.
What’s something people don’t know about you?
I was a pole vaulter in college. (Go Bulldogs!)
What do you like to do when you’re not working?
I love traveling, trying out new bakeries, and taking Poncho, my mini-dachshund, to Discovery Park.