Museum of Glass

A closer look at the Museum of Glass

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Open Government - March 10, 2017
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Open Government - March 10, 2017

A closer look at your rights to public records and open meetings.

Immigration - March 3, 2017
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Immigration - March 3, 2017

President Trump's immigration policies & the families affected.

Carla Santorno - February 17, 2017
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Carla Santorno - February 17, 2017

We sit down with the Superintendent of Tacoma's Public Schools.

Achievement Gap - February 10, 2017
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Achievement Gap - February 10, 2017

We take a loser look at a local program designed to close the achievement gap.

Apprenticeship - January 27, 2017
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Apprenticeship - January 27, 2017

We take a closer look at the importance of youth apprenticeships.

Julianne Malveaux - January 20, 2017
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Julianne Malveaux - January 20, 2017

Dr. Julianne Malveaux on the Trump administration, race and culture.

Homelessness - January 13, 2017
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Homelessness - January 13, 2017

Why are African Americans are more likely to be homeless in our area?

Local Economy - January 6, 2017
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Local Economy - January 6, 2017

Discussing the results of annual Pierce County Economic Index (PCEI) study.

Port LNG Plant - December 16, 2016
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Port LNG Plant - December 16, 2016

Examining PSE's plans for an LNG plant and the last ditch effort to kill it.

Seaport Museum - December 9, 2016
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Seaport Museum - December 9, 2016

Go inside the Foss Seaport Museum.

Officer Safety - December 2, 2016.
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Officer Safety - December 2, 2016.

Police officer safety in wake of recent ambushes.

This is Me  - November 25, 2017
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This is Me - November 25, 2017

Innovation pushing amputees to new heights.

Assault Weapons - Dec. 18, 2016
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Assault Weapons - Dec. 18, 2016

A conversation about the push to ban assault weapons in Washington.

Election Analysis - Nov. 11, 2016
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Election Analysis - Nov. 11, 2016

Discussing the election of 2016.

Protection Orders - Nov. 4, 2016
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Protection Orders - Nov. 4, 2016

We take a closer look at ballot initiative I-1491 to restrict access to firearms.

Minimum Wage - October 28, 2016
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Minimum Wage - October 28, 2016

I-1433 seeks to raise minimum wage in Washington State.

Sound Transit 3 - October 21, 2016
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Sound Transit 3 - October 21, 2016

Discussing the the Sound Transit 3 ballot measure.

Norm Stamper - October 14, 2016
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Norm Stamper - October 14, 2016

Former Seattle Police Chief Norm Stamper on police reform.

Bill Bryant - October 7, 2016
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Bill Bryant - October 7, 2016

An Interview with GOP Gubernatorial candidate Bill Bryant.

Jay Inslee - September 30, 2017
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Jay Inslee - September 30, 2017

We sit down with Governor Jay Inslee to talk about his bid for a second term.

North American Eagle - Sept. 23, 2016
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North American Eagle - Sept. 23, 2016

A local group tries to break the world land speed record.

Teacher Shortage - Sept. 16, 2016
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Teacher Shortage - Sept. 16, 2016

We take a closer look at our state's teacher shortage.

NORTHWEST NOW DIGITAL EXTRA WITH TOM LAYSON

 

 

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Tom Layson is KBTC's Managing Editor and comes to the job having worked as a television news reporter and anchor in Yakima, Terre Haute, Louisville, Sacramento, Columbus and New York-New Jersey.

Tom anchored 13 hours of wall-to-wall live coverage in the NY/NJ market during 9-11 which is but one example of the many thousands of hours he’s been on the set or in the field delivering live coverage, interviewing Presidents and Governors, leading election and political coverage, and guiding viewers through many hours of breaking news from hostage crisis' to airplane crashes to natural disasters.

Tom received an Emmy for KBTC's Northwest Now, and has served a columnist for local newspapers, a commentator on local talk shows, and a media analyst for CBS radio.

Tom is a graduate of Pacific Lutheran University and currently resides in the Puyallup area.

DIGITAL FIRST WITH CHRIS ANDERSON

 

Northwest Now Associate Producer Chris Anderson joined KBTC in September of 2014.  Before his arrival at KBTC he worked in Seattle for seven years at KCPQ and KING as an Assignment Editor.  Chris has 20 years of experience as a television journalist, working as an assignment editor and  producer in markets like, Sacramento, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Monterey/Salinas and Santa Barbara.  He attended San Jose State University and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Television and Radio Journalism.  Chris is a native of the Pacific Northwest and currently resides in Seattle.