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Kaila Lafferty joins the KLEW News team after graduating from Washington State University in May of 2016. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Media Production from The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication. She also earned two minors, in anthropology and comparative ethic studies. With her time at WSU she produced the community promotions segment for Cable 8 Productions and was heavily involved with the WSU’s student run news service, Murrow News 8. She produced a Northwest Regional Emmy winning newscast for Murrow News 8.

Kaila is from Seattle, Washington. Growing up there she took advantage of the outdoors and found hobbies in hiking and skiing. She has always had a passion for athletics and has done a plethora of sports including gymnastics, softball, volleyball and even wrestling. She loves the story telling aspect of reporting and enjoys the creativity that comes along with filming and editing.

She’s excited to be part of the KLEW News teams and is passionate about telling your stories. You can contact her at