Laura Scott

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Laura Scott is the Audience Engagement Specialist for KIRO Newsradio and AM 770 KTTH, and was formerly the Segments Producer for Seattle's Morning News on KIRO Newsradio. She grew up in Seattle and graduated from Occidental College in Los Angeles. Laura wrote for The Occidental and The Daily Iowan. She also was an intern at KPCC in Pasadena.

Vaccine waitlists, reopening schools, and the final ‘COVID-19: Seattle’ podcast episode

KIRO Radio's Dave Ross and reporter Aaron Granillo join up for the last time, after nearly a year of this reporting project.
2 years ago

A year ago today: Treating the first coronavirus patient in the US

Exactly a year later, Dr. George Diaz joins the "COVID-19: Seattle" podcast to reflect on those earliest days of the pandemic, and make predictions for the year ahead.
2 years ago

Should Washington teachers be allowed to cut the vaccine line?

KIRO Radio's Dave Ross and reporter Aaron Granillo discuss the vaccine rollout in Washington state, and whether teachers should be able to cut the line.
2 years ago

Head of UW Virology Lab answers your vaccine questions

KIRO Radio's Dave Ross speaks with Dr. Keith Jerome, head of the UW's Virology Lab, to answer common questions about the COVID vaccine.
2 years ago

A look back at the earliest days of the pandemic

Reporter Aaron Granillo is joined by KIRO Radio's Mike Lewis as they listen back to the earliest episodes of the COVID-19: Seattle podcast.
2 years ago

Are we ready to end remote learning in Washington state?

Join KIRO Radio's Dave Ross and Aaron Granillo as they cover what a return to in-person learning means for children, teachers, and staff in Washington.
2 years ago

How close is a COVID vaccine for Washington state?

KIRO Radio's Dave Ross and reporter Aaron Granillo discuss the agonizing process of being so close to a vaccine as daily case numbers reach a new peak.
2 years ago

A post-Thanksgiving coronavirus check-in

Reporter Aaron Granillo is joined this week by Mike Lewis, host of KIRO Nights and a familiar voice on the show.
2 years ago

Gov. Inslee on how Washington is handling the pandemic’s third wave

KIRO Radio's Dave Ross talks with Governor Jay Inslee about Washington's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
2 years ago

Despite hopeful vaccine news, Thanksgiving warnings remain dire

KIRO Radio's Dave Ross and Aaron Granillo cover the encouraging early results of the Pfizer vaccine trial, and why you shouldn't make holiday plans
2 years ago

How will the election affect the pandemic’s third wave?

The United States is hitting a third wave of coronavirus cases while we also reconsider our nation's leadership in the presidential election.
2 years ago

There’s a new virus surge in Washington — is another lockdown ahead?

KIRO Radio's Dave Ross and reporter Aaron Granillo discuss the fall wave of new coronavirus cases that's sweeping the country.
2 years ago

What to expect from coronavirus as Washington heads into winter

Coronavirus cases are rising in King, Pierce and Snohomish Counties. But some restrictions are loosening, as movie theaters reopen on Friday.
2 years ago

How the gubernatorial and vice presidential debates handled COVID

KIRO Radio's Dave Ross and reporter Aaron Granillo give a 10-minute recap of Wednesday night's two debates.
2 years ago

How should Biden’s campaign respond to President Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis?

KIRO Radio's Dave Ross and reporter Aaron Granillo react to the breaking news that President Trump has tested positive for the coronavirus.
2 years ago

Trump vs Biden: Who should voters trust to handle the pandemic?

KIRO Radio's Dave Ross and reporter Aaron Granillo discuss this week's coronavirus news.
2 years ago

Putting 200,000 US coronavirus deaths in context

KIRO Radio's Dave Ross and reporter Aaron Granillo discuss a sobering milestone the U.S. passed this week: 200,000 deaths from COVID-19.
2 years ago

When will a COVID vaccine really be available?

As skepticism about a COVID vaccine rises nationwide, KIRO Radio's Dave Ross calls UW's Dr. Keith Jerome to ask him the question on everyone's mind.
2 years ago

Trump knew about severity of virus in February, so why didn’t he act?

KIRO Radio's Dave Ross and Aaron Granillo play tape of the president admitting to the severity of the virus as early as February.
2 years ago

Pullman police switch from education approach to issuing fines as outbreak grows

The Pullman Police switched from an education-first approach to issuing fines for large parties held near WSU that are believed to be spreading COVID-19.
2 years ago

CDC telling states to prepare for vaccine by Nov. 1 raises eyebrows

The CDC instructed states to prepare to distribute a vaccine to health care workers and other high-risk groups by November 1.
2 years ago

Are only 6% of reported deaths actually from COVID? No, and we’ll explain

KIRO Radio's Dave Ross and Aaron Granillo walk through a widely misinterpreted report from the CDC that only 6% of reported deaths are from COVID-19.
2 years ago

The pros and cons of herd immunity

KIRO Radio's Dave Ross and reporter Aaron Granillo discuss a rumored White House strategy to combat the virus: waiting for herd immunity to kick in.
2 years ago

Is it time to reopen Washington?

KIRO Radio's Dave Ross and Aaron Granillo discuss a recent interview that Dr. Brett Giroir gave on KTTH saying it's safe for Washington to reopen.
2 years ago