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A few staffers got a behind-the-scenes look at KGW News recently.

They were invited to attend the morning planning meeting, tour the newsroom and studio, meet with News Anchor and UP alum Brenda Braxton, chat with the investigative team and meet with the Digital Managing Editor. Here are some photos from the visit:

KGW News Director Rick Jacobs explains the news assigning process to Beacon staffers before the morning meeting.


Managers, producers, writers and reporters plan the day’s coverage in the morning meeting.


Anchor Brenda Braxton, who has been with KGW since 1989 is a UP alum and former Regent. She also is a former Beacon news editor.


Brenda generously took some time to chat with us.

Digital Managing Editor Jeff Thompson demonstrates some of the tools the KGW digital team uses.

KGW Investigative Reporter Kyle Iboshi explains his latest project to Beacon staffers

All smiles in the KGW lobby (l to r): Beacon staffers Sam Cushing, Jeff Braccia, Kyle Garcia, Erica Lavik, Jamison White, Claire Desmarais and adjunct multimedia instructor Zach Putnam


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