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Kim Malcolm

Afternoon News Host


Kim is the local news host of KUOW's All Things Considered, airing from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. weekdays. Kim covers breaking and developing daily news, both local and regional, as part of NPR's afternoon drive time programming. She has covered the arts, municipal government, politics, and misinformation as part of KUOW's Stand with the Facts live event series, in partnership with the University of Washington's Center for an Informed Public. She really enjoys election night coverage, in spite of herself. Kim started out in broadcast journalism in Calgary at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, before working at NPR member station KERA in Dallas and then KUOW. Kim spends most winters waiting for baseball season to start.

Location: Seattle and the Eastside

Languages: English

Pronouns: she/her


  • caption: Xander DeAngeles, S. Franco, Vahishta Vafadari, Morgan Gwilym Tso, Aaron Blakely in Wolf Play, by Hansol Jung and directed by Rosa Joshi, onstage May 5 - 21, 2023 at ACT Contemporary Theatre.

    Mike's adventures in art: Wolf Play, Strange Weather, Storm

    If you're looking for tips on how to experience art in the Seattle area, you're in the right place. In this weekly post, KUOW arts reporter Mike Davis has suggestions for what to do around Seattle over the weekend so you can have your own adventures in arts and culture.

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    Time to start Governor shopping

    Jay Inslee is not seeking a fourth term as Washington’s governor. For the first time in more than a decade, the state will hold an open race for the governor’s seat next year, opening the door for some familiar faces in a new office. We dive into Inslee and his legacy with Austin Jenkins, staff reporter at Pluribus News.

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    A May Day look at worker power

    It’s not just any Monday, today is May Day or International Workers’ Day. This year, the struggle for worker’s rights is making headlines across the country, and at big names in Seattle like Amazon and Starbucks. KUOW’s Labor and Economy reporter Monica Nickelsburg is here to talk about worker power right now, and what the future may hold.

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    Casual Friday with Jas Keimig and Andrew Walsh

    This week… The state legislative session ended without a new drug possession law. The state health department is shutting down its Covid-19 tracking app. And the Kraken are on the verge of an upset, and the city is buzzing. Local arts reporter Jas Keimig and Too Beautiful To Live Podcast Co-Host Andrew Walsh are here to break down the week.

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    A windows update for Seattle’s International District

    For years, businesses in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District have been dealing with broken shop windows… and living with the plywood used to fill the gaps. But now, they’re getting some help.

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    Laid off? Tech workers are job hunting

    The numbers keep going up. Layoffs in tech have put Seattle workers on edge. But the region’s shifting labor market is still looking pretty good for job seekers. UW Policy Professor Jacob Vigdor is here to help explain.