Allen Schauffler currently co-anchors the top-rated weekend evening editions of KING 5 News at 5 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. He also hosts "Inside Politics," a political affairs segment examining the social issues and political battles of interest to the people of Washington.
Schauffler has reported live from every Winter and Summer Olympic Games since the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.
Schauffler came to KING 5 News in October 1992 as a weekend anchor and general reporter.
From September 1988 to October 1992, Schauffler was an anchor, consumer reporter, producer, and general assignment reporter for KSBY-TV in San Luis Obispo, California. He also worked for a year as a reporter and photographer at KTVZ-TV in Bend, Oregon.
Schauffler is originally from Portland, Oregon. He received his master of arts in broadcasting from San Francisco State University and a bachelor of arts in literature from Brown University.
Schauffler has served as a board member of the Easter Seal Society of Washington and enjoys soccer, reading, golf, and travel. He and his wife Cynthia share their home with two dogs and a cat.