Emily Jaceks

Good Morning Northwest Anchor/Producer

"I am thrilled to be hosting this amazing show! I absolutely love being close to my hometown and feel very privileged to tell the stories that affect the people who are so close to my heart."

Emily Jaceks joined the KAPP/KVEW team as Anchor, Host and Producer of Good Morning Northwest in September of 2012.

Emily grew up in a military family. Born in New York, New York, her parents later retired and made one final move to the Moses Lake area. There, Emily was a cheerleader for her high school and a Running Start participant.

Emily later transferred to Washington State University. After graduating from the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, she started her career in radio in her hometown of Moses Lake. At KBSN/KDRM, she reported in the afternoons and was a DJ on the weekends.

From there, Emily moved to the Tri Cities to gain more experience in the television industry. She worked as a newsroom assistant at KEPR TV, before landing her first full-time radio gig in Walla Walla. Emily spent 6 years at the Capps Broadcast Group and served as News Director for three stations in Southeast Washington. In addition to reporting and anchoring, Emily hosted a daily talk show that featured a wide range of guests on a variety of community based topics.

Emily is excited to stay close to home and meet viewers in the region. She is an animal lover,  outdoor enthusiast, and avid shopper. She enjoys sunshine and spending time with her family in the Columbia Basin and in Southern California.

Articles

Authorities Looking For Motive In Kidnapping

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Suspect takes own life after kidnapping male, then holding another female hostage.
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Armed Robbery At Headies

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Kennewick Police are investigating an armed robbery at Headies.
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Dutch Bros. Donating To Coats For Kids

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Kennewick Dutch Bros. locations are donating one dollar of every drink sold today to Coats for Kids.
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One Person Killed In Crash Near Granger

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One person is dead, three others injured in early morning wreck.
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Crews Repairing Roadway After Water Leak

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Section of roadway will be replaced due to leaking pipe.
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Loose Cows Cause Injury Accident

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Semi truck driver injured after striking loose cows in the roadway near Wapato.
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Third School Shooting Victim Dies

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Another victim in the Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting has passed away from her injuries, raising the number of fatalities to four.
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Hokus Pokus Mini-Mart Robbed at Gunpoint

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Police are investigating an armed robbery at a Yakima convenience store.
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One Dead In Yakima Shooting

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Yakima police are investigating a shooting that killed a 19-year-old Yakima girl.
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And They're Off!

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Ducks race down the Columbia River during the Mid-Columbia Duck Race.
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Car Show, Battle of the Bites Helps Wishes Come True

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4th Annual Cruisers Car Show and Battle of the Bites benefits Make A Wish Washington
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Home Depot Completes Yard Project For Sick Kennewick Man

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Home Depot volunteers complete landscpaing project at Delt Clark's home.
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Man With Multiple Stab Wounds Drives Self To Hospital

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Man drives self to hospital after stabbing
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Tailgate Tour Brings Family Fun to Tri Cities

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Tailgate Tour passes through the Tri Ciites bringing family fun.
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Pool Goes to Dogs During Pooch Plunge

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Dogs go for a swim during the 3rd annual Pooch Plunge at Richland's Howard Amon Park.
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Five Injured In Prosser Car Crash

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Five people are recover after an early morning car crash.
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Dry Conditions Spark Brush Fires

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Two brush fires spark in extremely dry conditions.
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Firefighters Extinguish Suspicious Blaze

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A fire in a previously burned out home, cathces fire again, causing $30,000 in damage.
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Run Or Dye Returns To The Tri Cities

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Heat Doesn't Keep Participants From Run or Dye
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Three Rivers Convention Center Celebrates Anniversary

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The Three Rivers Convention Center celebrates their 10th anniversary with a family fun event.
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