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[caption id="attachment_2217" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Katelin Chow (Photo: Lucas Anderson)"][/caption] Less than a year after University of Washington grad Katelin Chow earned her degree in journalism, she managed to land what she calls her dream job. “I feel really lucky,” Chow said. “Every morning I wake up I...

[caption id="attachment_2207" align="alignright" width="300" caption="The Boston Marathon bombings (screenshot from Boston Globe video footage)"][/caption] The last things KOMO News editor Daniel Liberator expected to see as he waited for his wife at the Boston Marathon finish line were those now-infamous explosions. Amid the chaos, Liberator quickly...

[caption id="attachment_2167" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Lynsi Burton"][/caption] By board member Melissa Dahl When we called Lynsi Burton, crime and courts reporter at the Skagit Valley Herald, to chat about her achievements as one of Western Washington’s brightest young reporters, the call went straight to voicemail. That’s because Burton...

[caption id="attachment_2107" align="alignright" width="214" caption="Natalie St. John"][/caption] As a child, Natalie St. John dreamed of being a journalist. When she was in third grade, she informed her mother she intended to become a war correspondent. But it wasn’t until after Natalie was laid off as a public...