Jean Enersen anniversary special Sunday

Jean Enersen anniversary special Sunday

Jean Enersen anniversary special Sunday

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by By KING5.com Staff

NWCN.com

Posted on August 15, 2009 at 1:34 PM

Updated Thursday, Sep 24 at 12:39 PM

SEATTLE - KING 5 honors distinguished news anchor Jean Enersen as she celebrates 40 years at KING with a one-hour special that airs on NorthWest Cable News Sunday at 10 p.m.

KING 5 News with Jean Enersen: An Anniversary Celebration takes an intimate look at the news events that have shaped the Northwest and the world from Enersen's unique perspective.

Jean reflects on her history-making world travels and shares behind-the-scenes stories about interviews with everyone from former Pres. Jimmy Carter to Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos and media mogul Oprah Winfrey.

The special also highlights some of the most memorable Northwest news events Jean has covered - from the Mount St. Helens eruption to the Sonics World Championship and the World Trade Organization riots.

KING 5 News with Jean Enersen: An Anniversary Celebration airs at 10 p.m. Sunday on Northwest Cable News.

Call to action

Recently, KING TV and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance honored Jean's 40th anniversary with free mammograms for the community.

Breast cancer resources

To prevent breast cancer, every woman over the age of 40 should do self exams and get an annual mammogram.

Washington State has one of the highest rates of breast cancer in the country. But, studies also show Washington rates about 22, 23 in the nation in mammography screening rates.

Doctors say mammography, although not perfect, is the best tool available for detecting breast cancer early, when it's still curable.

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