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Cale Ramaker

Covers:  mariners, nevada, aviation, football, las vegas, broncos, politics, apple, airlines

Born Bellevue. Interlake High School. Home after 26 years. Please follow at: http://fb.me/CaleKIRO7

Cale Ramaker is thrilled to call Nevada home. "It's been a lifelong goal of mine to work for a television station with a sterling news reputation, that's also in a great western city. Working for 8 News Now and living in Las Vegas achieves both," says Ramaker.

Cale joined 8 News Now in July, 2012 as an anchor. Cale is a westerner at heart – he grew up in ...

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How to Pitch Cale Ramaker

E-mail directly me at the station: cramaker@8newsnow.com

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Of course. Even took a typewriting course in the 8th grade. But can't remember last time I touched one.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Responsibility. Somewhere out there is at least one person trusting me to be accurate and fair.

What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?

A safer football helmet is almost ready for the market

wpxi.com — By Cale Ramaker KIRO-TV-Seattle SEATTLE - Seattle start-up 'Vicis' says its soon-to-be-launched football helmet will keep the brain far safer than anything available today. Their motivation: the current focus on football and head injuries. Chief Executive Officer and co-founder Dave Marver says the Vicis helmet is designed to protect against both skull fracture and traumatic brain injury.

Victims of Ducks crash remembered as state issues emergency order

kirotv.com — The State of Washington's Utilities and Transportation Commission issued an emergency order Monday to keep Ride The Ducks of Seattle shut down. "We're taking this very seriously," David Pratt, assistant director of transportation safety, said. "It's in the public interest to make sure this company is safe and these vehicles are safe before they operate again."

Cool at School: 3D printer gives students new opportunities - 8 News NOW

8newsnow.com — LAS VEGAS -- Sometimes a collaboration between a company and a school can encourage the broadening of minds. Students at Cashman Middle School are getting introduced to a 3-dimendional printer. It sounds like an ancient dot matrix printer, but it is cutting edge, essentially brand new technology.

Cool at School: Band Raises Money for Unique NYC Opportunity - 8 News NOW

8newsnow.com — HENDERSON, Nev. - Start spreading the news. The Foothill High School marching band is leaving, not today, but next year for New York City to perform in the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The cost is enormous, and every band member is raising money for the opportunity while they hone their musical skills.

Cool at School: Living Museum at Richard Bryan Elementary - 8 News NOW

8newsnow.com — LAS VEGAS - At Richard Bryan Elementary School, students are learning about Nevada historical figures by becoming them. "You are now going to become the Nevadan that you have studied. Go down into your spot, close your eyes," fourth grade teacher Natalie Perdomo tells the students.

Cool at School: Court Comes to Canyon Springs High School - 8 News NOW

8newsnow.com — NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. - It's just another Thursday on the campus of Canyon Springs High School in North Vegas. Students come and go to class. In one classroom, however, court is in session. The Eighth Judicial Court of Nevada gives students a glimpse of life inside a courtroom. "I'm excited.

Local High School Choir to Perform with the Rolling Stones - 8 News NOW

8newsnow.com — HENDERSON, Nev. - The Rolling Stones are coming to Las Vegas this weekend. When the legendary rock band hits the stage at MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday night, they will be backed by a choir from Green Valley High School.

Cool at School: Valley Student a Finalist in Cow Contest - 8 News NOW

8newsnow.com — LAS VEGAS - A Las Vegas high school senior is a finalist for a prestigious award. All she had to do was paint a life-size model cow. When Northwest Career and Technical Academy senior Hagen Anderson drew her 8" x 11" design, she had no idea she would become one of nine national finalists in Lucerne's Art of the Dairy contest.

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