About Us

The Kent Reporter covers the city’s geographic area of 29 square miles, including outlying unincorporated areas adjacent to city limits.

Kent is the sixth-largest city in Washington with a population of 119,000. As a culturally rich destination, Kent features captivating neighborhoods, award-winning parks, an exceptional school district, and nationally accredited police and fire departments.

In recent years, Kent has experienced impressive economic growth, and is nationally known as a prime location for manufacturing.


Who We Are


Mark Klaas

Steve Hunter

King County News Desk
County Reporter
Josh Kelety

Editorial Director
Andy Hobbs

Calendar Editor
Gavin Borchert

Layout Artist
Megan Campbell