Bonneville/Seattle debuts “MyNorthwest Chats”


Bonneville InternationalMyNorthwest Chats is a one-hour weekly online chat with local celebrities beginning 6/26 from 12 to 1 p.m. on The site is affiliated with Bonneville’s KIRO Radio 97.3 FM, 710 ESPN Seattle, and AM 770 KTTH.

Nationally-acclaimed restaurateur Tom Douglas will be the first personality featured, offering tips and answer questions about the best techniques for summer grilling. Nationally-syndicated conservative talker Michael Medved and Seattle Mariners insider Shannon Drayer are also slated to host MyNorthwest Chats in July.

MyNorthwest Chats schedule:

·         June 26th: Chef Tom Douglas on summer grilling days

·         July 10th: Michael Medved on politics

·         July 17th: Shannon Drayer on the Seattle Mariners

·         July 24th: Tom Tangney on summer movie blockbusters

·         July 31st: Shawn Stewart and “Asking a Vet”

“We’re excited to have the opportunity to connect our readers directly to the experts and start an inspiring dialogue that makes an impact,” said editor Stephanie Klein. “We want the conversation to spark a chain of discussion in our readers’ lives.” has been honored with the National Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Radio Station Website twice (2010, 2012). It features trusted, distinctive local voices to create a better understanding of news, sports and events that shape the community. It features breaking news, analysis, commentary and stories of ordinary people doing the extraordinary. publishes a rich array of content including text, photos, live audio and video streams and extensive audio podcast archives.