June 18, 2007

KING-TV Builds News Sports Team

Promotes Lisa Gangel to Weekend Sports Anchor, Chris Egan to Sports Reporter

Seattle, WA - KING 5 TV, Seattle/Tacoma's NBC affiliate and number one television station announced today it has promoted Lisa Gangel to sports anchor and Chris Egan to sports reporter. Gangel started with KING 5 as a sports reporter in October 2005. In her new role, she reports three days a week and anchors the 5, 6:30 , 10, and 11 o'clock news on Saturdays and Sundays. Egan joined NorthWest Cable News in 2000 as a sports reporter, anchor and producer for the NorthWest Sports Tonight.

"Both Lisa and Chris are innovative thinkers and love sports," said Pat Costello, vice president of news for KING 5, KING5.com, NWCN and NWCN.com. "They are both passionate about sports and are each great storytellers."

Gangel came to KING 5 from KXLF TV 4 (CBS) in Butte , Mont. , where she served as sports director and was a "one-woman-band." During her tenure, she was recognized as The M ontana Standard's 2005 People's Choice Awards: Top Choice for "Best Sports Reporter" and "Best TV Personality." Gangel began her broadcast career in 2003 as an intern for Time Warner Cable's Metro Sports in Kansas City , Mo. Originally from Kansas City , she went to college in Boca Raton , Fla. , where she served as team captain for the Lynn University women's basketball team and was the 2003-2004 Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Egan's career began as a sports reporter at the NBC affiliate KOTI TV in Klamath Falls , Ore. He was promoted to anchor and within a year, promoted to news director. The Oregon Association of Broadcasters named him Sportscaster of the Year. He then moved to the NBC affiliate, KOBI TV, in M edford , Ore. , and did a stint at KTRV 12, the FOX station in Boise , Idaho . Egan is from Puyallup , Wash. , and a graduate of Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma .

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