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.


Lawmakers Likely Headed For Second Special Session

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Tax increases and state employee contracts remain sticking points.
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Umatilla, Morrow County Voters Pass $23 Million Dollar BMCC Bond

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Will cost taxpayers 25 cents per $1,000 of assessed property value for 15 years.
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Tribal Member Sentenced For Selling Eagle Feathers

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Will spend 30 days in jail, followed by a year of supervision
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Investigation Underway Into Kennewick Apartment Fire

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Fire on Columbia Center BLVD Monday night damaged unit's balcony, living room and attic.
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Child Fatally Struck In Mabton

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Six-year-old boy entered roadway and was hit by truck.
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Opening Day at Pasco Farmer's Market

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40 vendors show off goods, but that number will climb as more fruits and veggies come into season.
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Tax Increases Remain Sticking Point on State Budget

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Legislators slowly making progress on budget deal.
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Driver Flees During Traffic Stop

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Washington State Patrol now reviewing video.
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Legislature Considering Impeachment For Auditor

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Kelley indicted on federal charges.
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Senate Wants To Refocus Class Size Initiative

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Would shrink classes in grades K-3, reducing the price tag on the initiative
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Residents Drop Off Thousands of Pounds of Waste


The waste will be recycled or incinerated.
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Easter Egg Hunt Draws Hundreds

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Pasco Jaycees hosted the annual event.
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Senate Delays Vote on Budget

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After nearly a full day on the floor, lawmakers put off vote on budget until Monday.
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Public Granted More Time To Mull House Budget

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Speaker of the House agrees to move public hearing to Monday.
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One Dead, One Wounded In Wapato Shooting


Authorities continue to look for the suspects.
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Ki-Be Will Arm Administrators


Decision was made at last night's school board meeting.
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WA State Preparing For Possible Government Shutdown?

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The 'worst case scenario' situation would be in place if the House and Senate can't agree to budget.
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Community Celebrates International Women's Day

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The worldwide event honors women of all backgrounds and ethnicities, recognizing their contributions to family, community, and the world.
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