Puget Sound Budget Cuts - June 2, 2017
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Puget Sound Budget Cuts - June 2, 2017

What do cuts in President Trump's budget mean for the future of Puget Sound?

New OSPI Superintendent - May 26, 2017
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New OSPI Superintendent - May 26, 2017

We sit down with Chris Reykdal the new OSPI Superintendent

Real Estate 2017 - May 5, 2017
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Real Estate 2017 - May 5, 2017

A closer look at the Western Washington real estate market

Fake News - April 28, 2017
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Fake News - April 28, 2017

A discussion about fake news

Sexual Assault Awareness - April 21, 2017
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Sexual Assault Awareness - April 21, 2017

We take a closer look at Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Opioid Crisis - April 14, 2017
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Opioid Crisis - April 14, 2017

A closer look at the national opioid crisis

UPS President - March 31, 2007
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UPS President - March 31, 2007

A discussion with New University of Puget Sound President Isiah Crawford

Museum of Glass - March 24, 2017
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Museum of Glass - March 24, 2017

A closer look at the Museum of Glass

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

Find out the latest about your access to government records

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

We take a closer look at President Trump's controversial immigration policies

TPSD Superintendent Carla Santorno - February 17, 2017
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TPSD Superintendent Carla Santorno - February 17, 2017

We sit down with Tacoma Public Schools Superintendent Carla Santorno.

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 closer the Achievement Gap

Governor's Youth Apprenticeship Program - January 27, 2017
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Governor's Youth Apprenticeship Program - January 27, 2017

We take a closer look at Governor Jay Inslee's youth Apprenticeship Program

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

We sit down with Dr. Julianne Malveaux

Homeless African Americans - January 13, 2017
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Homeless African Americans - January 13, 2017

We take a closer look at why African Americans are more likely to be homeless

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

We take a closer look at the South Sound economy

Tacoma LNG Plant- December 16, 2016
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Tacoma LNG Plant- December 16, 2016

We take a closer look at the planned Tacoma LNG Plant

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

We take a closer look at the Foss Seaport Museum in Tacoma

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

What's being done to protect those who protect us?

This is Me - November 25, 2016
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This is Me - November 25, 2016

A new invention is making it easier for amputees to deal with prosthetic

Assault Weapons Ban - Nov. 18, 2016
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Assault Weapons Ban - Nov. 18, 2016

A conversation about the future of Assault Weapons in Washington State

Elections Analysis - Nov. 11, 2016
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Elections Analysis - Nov. 11, 2016

Find out reaction from the historic 2016 election results

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

We take a closer look at ballot initiative I-1491

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

A look at raising the state's minimum wage

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

A discussion about the Sound Transit 3 Ballot Measure

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

Find out what Seattle's former top cop is now doing to reform police behavior.

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

A conversation with Washington GOP Gubernatorial candidate Bill Bryant.`

Jay Inslee - September 30, 2016
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Jay Inslee - September 30, 2016

We sit down with Governor Jay Inslee as he seeks re-election in 2016

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

A local effort to break the land speed record

Teacher Shortage - Sep. 16, 2016
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Teacher Shortage - Sep. 16, 2016

We take a closer look at what's behind the 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

 

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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.

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