Steve Bunin

Meet Steve Bunin

I am thrilled to be anchoring KING 5 Mornings, back home in Seattle at the station I grew up watching, co-hosting the top-rated newscast in the market!

I have three brothers, and graduated from Mercer Island High School in 1992 and Syracuse University in 1996.

I have been humbled to win an Emmy and other awards for my work in New York, Arizona, Texas and Michigan, and the highlight of my career as a sportscaster was unquestionably the nine years I spent at ESPN. In 2011, I was blown away when Sports Illustrated called me "one of the most underrated talents in sports journalism." I, of course, totally agreed.

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In truth, my proudest moment at ESPN was becoming the first anchor to win ESPN's company award for character, and in 2012 I received the Presidential Volunteer Service Award for my efforts with at-risk teens and as a youth and high school basketball coach.

My first paying job was delivering the Seattle Times by bicycle. My first dream job was serving as a bat boy for the Seattle Mariners in 1990, and though there’s no video to prove it, in the mid-90s, I once did a spot-on Casey Kasem impersonation during a standup routine at “The Comedy Underground” in Seattle that was strong enough to get invited back! Having used all of my material in the set, however, I politely declined.

I love playing basketball and piano, but mostly I love spending time with my amazing wife, my sensational daughter and our two adorable huskies.

You can contact me at sbunin@king5.com, or find me on Twitter @SteveBunin and Facebook.