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About Northwest Newsradio


Northwest Newsradio is your top source for news, traffic, weather, and sports. Based in Seattle, our trusted news team is live and local 24 hours a day delivering the latest breaking news and the day’s top stories.

Launched on December 31, 1926, Northwest Newsradio, previously known as KOMO, has been a Seattle news leader for 95 years.

In the Pacific Northwest, you can find us on your radio dial at AM 1000 & FM 97.7 or stream us live from anywhere at

Listen for live traffic updates every 10 minutes on the 4’s and Stay Connected, Stay Informed with Northwest Newsradio.

Northwest Newsradio is owned by Lotus Seattle Corp.

Lotus Communications is one of the nation’s largest privately-owned broadcasting companies, founded in 1962 with the acquisition of legendary Spanish station KWKW by its current CEO/President Howard Kalmenson. Lotus is based in Los Angeles, California and owns 48 radio stations concentrated in the Western States as well as a digital marketing entity, and ecommerce sites.