KIRO 7 Celebrates Steve Raible’s 35 Years with The Station

Seattle, WA – July 14, 2017 – Cox Media Group (CMG) congratulates Seattle Anchor Steve Raible, who began at KIRO 7 and the station 35 years and who is one of Western Washington’s most beloved journalists.

Recognized as one of the premier news anchors in the Pacific Northwest, Raible joined KIRO 7 in 1982, following a six-year career as a wide receiver with the Seattle Seahawks. In his 35-year television career he has been consistently recognized for his excellence in broadcasting, including five Regional Emmy Awards – two for Best Anchor – to go along with several National awards. Raible has reported stories from Tokyo to Moscow and has covered Olympic Games and presidential campaigns. In 2010, he was a Silver Circle Inductee by the Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and in 2015 he was the only television journalist in the Seattle market invited for an exclusive interview with then-President Obama.

A member of the Seattle Seahawks radio broadcast team through four decades, he took over the play-by-play duties and formed a new team alongside Warren Moon in 2004.In the same year, he became a published co-author with his book, Steve Raible’s Tales from the Seahawks Sidelines.

Raible is one of the Northwest’s favorite master of ceremonies and dedicates his time and talents to support many local organizations. Steve and his wife Sharon have been a tremendous team since they were married 36 years ago and have been frequently honored for their many years of support and service in our community.

For his work as a journalist and philanthropist, in 2005 former Governor Christine Gregoire proclaimed May 4 as Steve Raible Day in the state of Washington.

About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, more than 60 radio stations, seven daily newspapers and 11 non-daily publications; and more than 100 digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps – the country’s biggest television rep firm – Gamut, and Videa. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million newspaper readers, and nearly 15 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.