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December 4, 2012 at 7:43 AM

Robert Mak leaves KING5 TV

Robert Mak, whose half-hour Sunday political show on KING-TV was canceled after 11 years, confirmed Tuesday he opted to leave the station rather than accept its offer to stay on as chief political reporter. “I appreciate the offer to stay, and after considering it seriously I simply decided it was time to start something new,” Mak said. Mak said…

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November 21, 2012 at 4:11 PM

KING-TV cancels ‘Up Front with Robert Mak’ politics show

Bad news for Washington political watchers: KING-TV has canceled its long-running Sunday political program, “Up Front with Robert Mak.” KING Executive News Director Mark Ginther confirmed the decision Wednesday, attributing it to an advertising slowdown that forced cuts throughout the station. The Emmy-award winning show will air its final segment Dec. 2, ending an 11-year run…

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October 19, 2012 at 3:19 PM

Accusations fly in 1st District TV taping

With ballots mailed and negative ads airing on TV, congressional candidates Suzan DelBene and John Koster laid into each other this morning during a taping for KING TV’s political talk show, Up Front with Robert Mak. The show will air Sunday, but KING let me sit in, and the debate between the candidates veered…

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