Jane McCarthy co-anchors KREM 2 News weeknights at 5:00 and 6:00pm.
Jane grew up in Western Washington, with frequent trips to visit family and friends in Eastern Washington. While at KREM, Jane has earned a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for "Hard News Reporting" along with an SPJ Award for "Feature News Reporting".
Before coming to KREM, Jane filed many breaking stories from Seattle where she was a reporter and anchor for KREM’s sister station, KING 5. Prior to that, Jane worked at KXTV in Sacramento, CA. Major stories she covered there included the inauguration of Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Academy Awards. McCarthy received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from University of Washington, with an emphasis in Broadcast Journalism. In addition to news coverage, Jane spends much of her time participating in local charitable events and emceeing fundraisers for critical causes. In her spare time, Jane loves to explore the outdoors as well as grow herbs and vegetables with the hope of turning them into gourmet meals for family and friends!