Paige Browning is a news anchor and reporter for KUOW Public Radio, covering breaking news and stories of significance in the Puget Sound region. Paige's work is featured on KUOW's airwaves daily, and she is a backup host for KUOW's drive-time shows and Seattle Now podcast.
A native of the Northwest, Paige takes special interest in stories about climate change, our changing culture(s), politics and law. Paige's work has been features on the NPR newscast, All Things Considered, Here and Now, the BBC and local public radio stations throughout the northwest. She has lived and worked in Spokane, Missoula (MT) and Seattle.
Her specialty is writing news under a one day deadline, but she's also stepped onto wildfire scorched land, rappelled from a building, and been to the heart of protests for stories.
Paige likes to run, bike, camp, and linger around at art exhibits and concert venues, and thinks the Seattle Storm are the city's best team to see.
Languages: English, beginner Spanish
Professional Affiliations: SAG-AFTRA Shop Steward, Delta Gamma Alumna
Seattle is suing car makers Hyundai and Kia for an ignition issue that makes some of their vehicles targets for theft. Both say they are working on software fixes now.
Six bars and restaurants in Washington state have made it onto James Beard's 2023 Restaurant and Chef Awards semifinalists. Five of them are in Seattle. And that's just for starters. Washington's culinary artists are also represented on the list of outstanding restaurateurs and best chefs in the region.
A federal appeals court has denied the latest swipe at Washington state's ban on conversion therapy.
He was highly regarded for his travel writing but didn't want to be considered a travel writer.
The rates of suicide, anxiety and depression among young people have been on the rise since the 80s. Seattle Public Schools thinks social media is to blame… at least, in part. They and Kent school district are suing major tech companies over the role they may play in worsening mental health of youth who use their services. Today we're asking: What does science tell us about the connection between mental health ans cthe science behind social media and mental health… and we couldn’t have found a better person to ask than Lucia (loo-SEE-ah) Magis (MAY-jis) Wineberg (WINE-berg). She’s an Assistant Professor of psychology at the University of Washington AND she leads the International Adolescent Connection and Technology lab
The big annual march through Seattle starts at 12:30 p.m. at Garfield High School. Find more information about the MLK Day schedule here. The Northwest African American Museum is opening Monday for the first time since it closed during the pandemic.
Seattle Public Schools and the Kent School District are suing social media companies for the role their platforms have played in a youth mental health crisis. KUOW spoke to a behavioral health expert who says the scientific basis of the complaints is sound.
Queen Irene "the Alien" Dubois is the second Seattle drag performer in a row, and fourth overall, to make it to the show Rupaul's Drag Race.
Seattle's South Park neighborhood is still clearing out debris from last week's significant flooding. Now, veterans are helping with the disaster response.