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Kyle Iboshi

KGW Reporter

Kyle Iboshi is an award-winning reporter with KGW NewsChannel 8. Since joining KGW in 2000, Kyle has covered a variety of local, national and international stories. Kyle traveled 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 traveled 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 traveled throughout South Korea to meet with government leaders, academics and military officials.

In 2013, Kyle traveled to Japan through an international reporting fellowship from the International Center for Journalists. Kyle received an Emmy award for his special report on Japanese tsunami debris.

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. Kyle has participated in the Journalists Law School at Loyola Law School and the FBI's Citizen's Academy.

Kyle has received various local and regional awards for his work including honors from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Associated Press, Oregon Association of Broadcasters, AAJA and Electronic Media Awards.

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