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

Layout Artist
Christina Okeson