Journalist. Photographer. Audience Engagement for @KING5Seattle. I love my community. Contact me - evonne@king5.com

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Biography

I started her career as a broadcast journalist, working in television for several years. Now I've incorporated that background with digital journalism, with a particular focus on social media.

As social media manager, I oversee KING 5 accounts on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Tumblr, YouTube, Insta...

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@evonnebenedict — 5,726 followers, 20,974 tweets

Sep 21, 2017

RT @JHuertaK5: When you're editing for the 5PM newscast and you happen to look up to the TV and have absolutely no idea what's goi…

Sep 20, 2017

RT @theevergrey: Check it out: This is one of the most viral photos of Seattle, ever. (Below is just a close up!) -->…

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

I loved the IBM Selectric typewriter I used in my first job so much, I bought one for home. It was hard to give up.

How is social media changing news?

It's making it easier and harder for us to serve the public because now they are a part of process in real time. That's a good thing.

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