Posted on 07 December 2012.
By Assunta Ng
Robert Mak, anchor of KING TV program “Up Front,” resigned last Friday. There are speculations about the station’s motive for cutting the program. As a publisher, I understand why KING cut the program. Network news is a cut throat business. Anchor changes happen faster than ice melts under the sun. In this tough economy, if it doesn’t make much business sense, it will not make sense to the company. Sadly, journalism is secondary. Read the full story
Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 31 No 50 | 12/8-12/14
Posted on 06 December 2012.
By Charles Lam
Northwest Asian Weekly
Robert Mak left KING 5 TV on Friday, Nov. 30, after the cancellation of his long running political program, Up Front. Read the full story
Posted in Community News, Features, Profiles, Vol 31 No 50 | 12/8-12/14
Posted on 17 June 2010.
After years in the Seattle political scene as communications director for Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels, Robert Mak returned to KING-TV on June 21. He will once again host “Up Front,” a public affairs show.
“I always enjoyed exploring issues facing our community, reporting ideas, and sharing perspectives. I’m very excited to return to KING-TV,” said Mak.
After leaving the mayor’s office, Mak didn’t immediately jump back into news. Instead, he spent time at home with his new baby boy after his wife, a hospital administrator, went back to work full-time. Read the full story
Posted in Names in the News, Vol 29 No 25 | 6/19-6/25