RACHEL BELLE

Belle: This isn’t goodbye, it’s see you later

Nov 18, 2022, 2:07 PM | Updated: 9:19 pm

Rachel Belle...

While Rachel Belle is leaving KIRO Newsradio, you can still listen to her Your Last Meal podcast wherever you listen to podcasts. (Rachel Belle)

(Rachel Belle)

After 20 years in news radio, I’m leaving my post at KIRO Newsradio to focus on making my podcast “Your Last Meal” full-time! And to wedge my way into the outdoors and food media space (campfire cooking, hiking snacks and van cooking!) with a venture I’m calling Snacky Trails.

Long story short: I’m a business lady now, with shoulder pads, a briefcase, an LLC and a dream!

I am incredibly grateful for all the opportunities KIRO has given me. I’ve learned from some of the best broadcasters in the country, made lifelong friends, and was always encouraged and allowed to be completely myself, a privilege not everyone enjoys in their workspace. I’ve interviewed thousands of people, from a cat psychic to Marshawn Lynch, and maybe even YOU!

I fell in love with newsrooms because of the people. When I started at KIRO in 2005, I felt right at home amongst the weirdos, pranksters and misfits, who also happened to be some of the smartest, most cultured, artsy, well-traveled, well-read, funny and interesting people I had ever met. But it’s time for this weirdo to move on!

While I’m no longer on air, let’s stay in touch!

Sign up for my newsletter.
– You can follow me on Instagram.
Subscribe to the dang podcast already, GEEZ! And leave a review, if you’d be so kind. It’s a free way to help support the show.

Thanks for all your love and support over the years!

Rachel Belle

emily post etiquette...

Rachel Belle

Emily Post’s “Etiquette” goes modern: Advice on pronouns, hugging

In 1922, Emily Post published her very first etiquette book. Since then, 18 editions have been published by five generations of Posts.

2 years ago

Friluftsliv...

Rachel Belle

Combat winter blues with friluftsliv, the Nordic tradition of being outside

Friluftsliv is part of the culture in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland and Denmark, places that are darker and colder than Seattle in winter.

2 years ago

small talk...

Rachel Belle

Most Americans hate small talk, but Seattleites continue talking about weather

Out of 1,000 people surveyed, 71% said they prefer silence to small talk and 89% of Gen Z use their phones to avoid making small talk.

2 years ago

(Igordoon Primus/Unsplash)...

Rachel Belle

Seattle sperm bank in desperate need of Black donors

Only 2% of American sperm donors are Black men, which is causing a lot of heartache for women specifically looking for a Black donor. 

2 years ago

Photo courtesy of Rosie Grant...

Rachel Belle

Woman cooking recipes engraved on gravestones says they’re all ‘to die for’

You know that recipe your family requests at every holiday, potluck and birthday party? What if you had it engraved on your tombstone?

2 years ago

cold water...

Rachel Belle

Seattle’s year-round cold water swimmers say the practice is mood lifting and life changing

The latest health trend? Cold water swimming and cold plunging into icy baths, with devotees swearing by the health benefits. 

2 years ago

Belle: This isn’t goodbye, it’s see you later