Steve Raible • Written May 2014
Recognized as one of the premier news anchors in the Pacific Northwest, Steve Raible co-anchors KIRO 7 Eyewitness News at 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. Monday through Friday alongside Angela Russell and chief meteorologist Sam Argier.
Steve has been awarded five Regional Emmy Awards, including two for “Best Anchor” and twice was a KIRO 7 Eyewitness News team recipient of the National Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence. He was also honored nationally as part of the KIRO 7 Eyewitness News team with the Columbia University-Alfred I. duPont Award for overall excellence in television broadcasting for the groundbreaking documentary Why the Orcas of Puget Sound are Dying.
Steve joined KIRO 7 in 1982, following a six-year career as a wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks. He has reported stories from Tokyo to Moscow and has covered Olympic Games and presidential campaigns.
Steve is the voice of KIRO 7’s extensive Seafair hydroplane and air show coverage. For nearly three decades he's been a member of the Seattle Seahawks radio broadcast team, taking over the play-by-play duties in 2004.
He became a published co-author in 2004 with his book, Steve Raible’s Tales from the Seahawks Sidelines.
Steve is one of the Northwest’s favorite master of ceremonies and dedicates his time and talents to support many agencies including Big Brothers Big Sisters, Children’s Home Society of Washington, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Gilda's Club Seattle, The Lupus Foundation, The Moyer Foundation, Seattle Children's, Wellspring Family Services and other Seattle-area non-profit organizations. On May 4, 2005, Steve was the recipient of the first Community Hero Award from the Washington Dollars for Scholars program. Governor Christine Gregoire also proclaimed May 4 as Steve Raible Day in the state of Washington.
In 2004, Steve and his wife Sharon received the Distinguished Community Service Award from the Grace Heffernan Arnold Guild of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. In 2007, Steve and Sharon were honored by the Center for their many years of support and service. He has twice been honored with the United Way Community Service Award for his dedication to the Pacific Northwest. In 2000, he was named Outstanding Role Model by Big Brothers Big Sisters and is the 2001 recipient of the prestigious NCAA Silver Anniversary Award.
Steve and Sharon live in Seattle and he spends his leisure time tending to their menagerie of pets.