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Kyle Iboshi

KGW Reporter

Kyle Iboshi is a general assignment reporter with KGW NewsChannel 8. Since joining KGW in 2000, Kyle has covered a variety of local, national and international stories. Kyle travelled to Sri Lanka in the aftermath the 2004 tsunami, he reported live from New York City on the anniversary of 9/11 and he spent nearly a month covering the Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Canada.

In 2008, Kyle was awarded a fellowship with the RIAS Germany-U.S. Journalists Exchange and travelled to Berlin, Prague and Brussels where he met with community leaders, journalists, and government officials from the EU and NATO.

In 2011, the East-West Center selected Kyle to participate in the Korea-U.S. Journalists Exchange. During the fellowship, Kyle travelled throughout South Korea to meet with government leaders, academics and military officials.

Kyle graduated from Glencoe High School in Hillsboro, Oregon. He attended Washington State University, earning a BA from the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication. His first job was at KDRV-TV (ABC) in Medford, Oregon. In 1996, he moved to Bend, Oregon to work for KTVZ-TV (NBC) as a morning anchor. From 1996 to 2000 Kyle reported for KLAS-TV (CBS) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

He is an active member of the Asian American Journalists Association and previously served as vice-president of broadcast for the Portland Chapter. Kyle has received various local and regional awards for his work including honors from the Associated Press, Electronic Media Awards and Emmy nominations.

Kyle lives in Portland with his wife and three sons. He enjoys golf, cooking and travel.