Kevin Ko is a reporter who came to KIRO 7 in March 2021. He previously reported at KHQ-TV, the NBC affiliate in Spokane, WA. Kevin also previously reported, anchored, and produced at KOMU-TV, the NBC affiliate in Columbia, MO.
Kevin graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism with a degree in Convergence Journalism. Kevin was also a line cook for several years, but is now doing much more eating than cooking.
Kevin was born in Los Angeles, California and grew up in the San Gabriel Valley.
Kevin fell in love with the Evergreen State while working in Spokane, and is now proud to call the Pacific Northwest home.
His older sister graduated from the University of Washington, so he has no problem saying, “Go Huskies!”… unless they play Mizzou.
When he’s not at work, Kevin is probably trying new food, watching basketball, or listening to music.
Washingtonians may be surprised when paying more at the grocery store, but it’s an expected consequence for economists like Will McGuire, an associate professor of economics at the University of Washington Tacoma.