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KIRO RADIO Releases COVID-19 Seattle: Kids Edition


Seattle WA, USA—KIRO Radio 97.3 FM has released a special COVID-19: Seattle Podcast episode directed towards children. The “COVID-19 Seattle: Kids Edition” was released on July 2nd.

For this episode, KIRO Radio asked young listeners to call in with questions about the coronavirus, in their own words. KIRO Radio hosts including Dave Ross, Mike Lewis, Tom Tangney, John Curley, Rachel Belle, Dori Monson, Ursula Reutin, Gee Scott, Feliks Banel and Colleen O’Brien (in order of appearance) answered these questions with heart, humor and the best information available. Dr. Mollie Greves Grow from Seattle Children’s Hospital also contributed to this podcast as a local healthcare expert.

More information about “COVID-19: Seattle Podcast”:

In an effort to serve and educate the Northwest region during the coronavirus global pandemic, KIRO Radio 97.3 has provided a daily podcast which was launched in March 2020, the “COVID-19: Seattle Podcast.” For this daily podcast, Dave Ross, trusted voice on KIRO Radio for an excess of 40 years, and KIRO Radio reporter, Aaron Granillo, condense the most important updates of the day into a short podcast format for the benefit of our community.

About KIRO RADIO 97.3 FM

“Powered by the Pacific Northwest,” KIRO Radio is Seattle’s leading outlet for news and talk. With more than 100 hours of live and local programming each week, KIRO Radio has kept listeners of the Puget Sound Region informed and entertained for nearly a century. The National Association of Broadcasters and the Radio Television Digital News Association have recognized KIRO multiple times for excellence in radio, journalism and community service. The station is also the FM radio home of the Seattle Seahawks and Sunday Mariners Baseball games. For more, go to

About Bonneville International Corporation

Bonneville International is an integrated media and marketing solutions company dedicated to building up, connecting, informing and celebrating families and communities. Founded in 1964, Bonneville currently operates radio and TV stations, local websites and other digital distribution assets in six western U.S. markets. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Bonneville is a subsidiary of Deseret Management Corporation, a for-profit arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. For more information about Bonneville International, please visit

Bonneville stations: Denver (KOSI-FM, KYGO-FM, KKFN-FM & KEPN-AM), Phoenix (KTAR-FM, KMVP-FM & ESPN 620), Sacramento (KYMX-FM, KZZO-FM, KHTK-AM & KNCI-FM), Salt Lake City (KSL TV-NBC, KSL NewsRadio-AM/FM, KSFI-FM & KRSP-FM), San Francisco (KOIT-FM, KMVQ-FM, KBLX-FM & KUFX-FM), and Seattle (KIRO-FM, KTTH-AM & 710 ESPN).

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COVID-19: Seattle Podcast
By KIRO Radio

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