Jon Humbert joined KOMO in November, 2011. He covers stories for the nightside shift, focusing on government, investigations, and the occasionally quirky story only found in the Northwest. He is also a member of the Problem Solvers and roots out questionable political spending for our series "What a Waste."
Jon also fills in for sports coverage for KOMO. He was the first reporter in the country to be on the scene after police cornered the Boston bombing suspect.
He's covered landmark meetings in New York with the NBA and reported live during Super Bowl XLVIII. He has won numerous Emmy and Murrow awards for investigations and political reporting.
He began his career in El Paso at KTSM and then KLAS in Las Vegas. Born and raised in Denver, he is also a graduate of the University of Colorado-Boulder. Jon is an avid camper and kayaker. He lives in Queen Anne.
By Jon HumbertPublished: Jul 30, 2014 at 4:32 PM PDTLast Updated: Jul 30, 2014 at 11:20 PM PDT
Newly-released video shows buyers who knowingly purchase crab caught outside the quota, and tubs with crabs that are undersized juveniles and females. Local fishermen worry the illegal catching and buying of crab in the Puget Sound is threatening the current crab population.
By Jon HumbertPublished: May 21, 2014 at 8:55 PM PDTLast Updated: May 22, 2014 at 6:21 AM PDT
The jury box sways back and forth. People get stuck in the elevator. In 1967 no one thought about the Americans with Disabilities Act. Yet the Snohomish County courthouse's biggest problems aren't inside.
By Jon HumbertPublished: May 12, 2014 at 9:44 PM PDTLast Updated: May 12, 2014 at 11:18 PM PDT
Bertha isn't budging. 10 months in and the big gal has traveled just 1000 feet. Hundreds of emails, schematics, and documents obtained by a public records request detail confusion and finger-pointing between the Washington Department of Transportation and Seattle Tunnel Partners in the aftermath of the blockage that stopped the boring machine.