Niku Kazori Joins KIRO

Texas born and raised, traffic reporter Niku Kazori arrived this week in Seattle to add her personality to the KIRO 7 news team. Her earlier work includes stints at KENS 5 San Antonio, WVLT 8 Knoxville, WCBD News 2 Charleston, and KCBD 11 Lubbock.

Author: Jason Remington

Creator, Admin, & Editor of PugetSound.Media, former broadcaster at KAMT/Tacoma, KRPM FM/Tacoma, KJUN/Puyallup, KASY/Auburn, KTAC AM/Tacoma, KBRD FM/Tacoma, KMTT FM/Tacoma, and KOOL FM/Phoenix. - Jason Remington Airchecks

19 thoughts on “Niku Kazori Joins KIRO

  1. One man that broke thru the image is everything barrier was Wayne Cody. Sports reporting genius that could eat an entire pot roast with an ice cold CocaCola with a smile on his face.

    1. Sports is serious business now. Someone like Wayne Cody or even Tony Ventrella would never be given a shot today. They were unpredictable.

      The same goes for weather. Of course Harry Wappler was knowledgeable, but even he had a bit of showmanship that wouldn’t be welcome. I remember when Andy Wappler was first starting out on the morning news in the mid-’90s, he was pretty goofy making one-liners and puns all the time. At some point he must have been told to tone it down, because he changed pretty abruptly.

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