Joan Kinsey earned the title of senior producer at KING broadcasting after working a long time for the company (she doesn’t like to reveal how long). In addition to writing and producing stories for "Evening Magazine", Joan produces many of KING’s “HealthLink” specials with Jean Enersen.
Her work has been honored with 19-plus Northwest Regional Emmy awards, several Society of Professional Journalists awards, and numerous national awards including the Clarion and Gracie.
Joan is a true Northwesterner born and raised in Portland, Oregon. She started her broadcasting career at KOTI-TV in Klamath Falls, Oregon writing local commercials & promotions. She then worked her way up the west coast to KTVL-TV in Medford, KGW-TV in Portland, and finally across the border to KING-TV in Seattle, Washington.
Joan enjoys jogging, photography, movie-going, and movie-making. Recently she teamed up with her sister to produce a documentary short film that premiered at the "San Francisco International Children's Film Festival".
She holds a BA in Communication Arts from the University of the Pacific.