Host, New Day Northwest — KING 5
Margaret Larson is a veteran television journalist, currently serving as the host of KING-TV's daily talk show New Day Northwest. In her more than 25-year career, she's twice worked at NBC News, as a foreign correspondent for NBC Nightly News, news anchor for the Today Show, and a correspondent for Dateline NBC. Margaret has devoted many years to humanitarian issues with World Vision, Mercy Corps, PATH, and other organizations, and helped found Burkitt's Lymphoma Fund for Africa which partners with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to treat the most common form of childhood cancer in Africa. Margaret, her husband Tim, and son Kyle are all devoted animal lovers, and recently welcomed a Jack Russell rescue pup, Pip, to their family.
Throughout his 38-year career, David Silverman has entertained people as an actor, standup comedian, singer, dancer, choreographer, director, and emcee. A familiar face to Northwest audiences on stage and on television, David has a long list of credits including winning the first Seattle Laugh-off in 1980. David has been Seattle Humane Society’s dedicated auctioneer for many years and we so appreciate his talent and passion for the animals.