KING 5 Announces Meeghan Black New Host of Evening Magazine
SEATTLE - (BUSINESS WIRE) - After an extensive national search, KING 5 announces the award-winning anchor/reporter Meeghan Black is the new host of Evening Magazine (www.king5.com/evening), moving the popular broadcaster from the traffic desk on the KING 5 Morning News to 7:00 PM five nights a week. Meeghan, a frequent guest host for the 17-year-old show, starts her new role tonight.
"We're excited to have a Western Washington native hosting Evening Magazine," said Pat Costello, Vice President and KING 5 Station Manager. "Meeghan is passionate about the Northwest and she's a wonderful storyteller - and that's what Evening Magazine is all about."
Meeghan started with KING 5 in 2000 as a weekend weather anchor, moving to weekday mornings as the traffic anchor in 2006. She will continue to co-host gardening segments and the weekly half-hour show "Gardening with Ciscoe" with Ciscoe Morris. Prior broadcast jobs include reporting, anchoring and weather forecasting at stations in Spokane and Wichita, KS. Meeghan received an Emmy from the Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for her work on the KING 5 special "Echoes of the Eruption."
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