Esther Bower

Reporter

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Esther Bower joined the 4 News Now team in January 2021 as a Reporter and Multi-Media Journalist. She grew up in Indiana and feels so blessed to see more of America calling Spokane home.

Esther attended college at Ball State University where she studied Journalism, Telecommunications and Dance. She also spent time studying Video & Broadcast Journalism at Northwestern University in Chicago before moving to Spokane for the opportunity to launch her dream career. While in school, she was actively involved in her college’s live newscasts, dance productions and on-campus mentoring opportunities.

She loves journalism because it allows her the chance to share the heartbeat of humanity through video storytelling. She believes everyone has a story and feels honored to serve society through storytelling and impactful reporting. It brings her nothing but joy to showcase what makes life special, unique and meaningful. She loves highlighting the good in the world and is always interested in sharing stories that harbor hope and connect communities. Send her any and all story ideas!

In her free time, Esther loves working out (running is her favorite!), immersing herself in the performing arts, trying new (spicy) foods and deepening her relationship with Jesus Christ. Her faith is the cornerstone and most important aspect of her life, and she always seeks to share the Good News of salvation with anyone.

Feel free to connect with Esther on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Articles

'Facetime isn't the same as being there': Families celebrate Mother's Day together after months a part

High lumber prices could make your summer projects more expensive

'It's a real epidemic across the U.S.': Community gathers to remember murdered and missing Indigenous women

'As long as we're not closed down, I'm okay;' Spokane restaurants relieved as county stays in Phase 3

'It's incredibly demoralizing': Spokane prepares to go back to Phase 2

'It's the magic of Spokane': Community celebrates Bloomsday

'Every person has to do something': New program kicks off in Spokane County to prevent wildfires

'Nothing like we've seen': Coeur d'Alene is the hottest housing market in the country, and it's changing the area

'He is so dedicated to students': Local teacher wins state science award

St. Charles students relocate to a new school to finish out the year

Former employees remember Duane Hagadone's legacy

How to manage Spokane's hot housing market

Earth Day 2021: Here's how you can get involved at home

How you can treat trauma at home before help arrives

How to keep your pet safe this spring

Mobius Discovery Center reopens with safety protocols in place

It's 'Vax Day': Anyone 16 and older can now sign up for a COVID vaccine in Washington

Struggling with money management? Here’s how to get some help

New I-90 ramp meters start today: here's what you need to know

How to have the best planting season, according to local experts

Ballet Arts Academy is accepting new students for dance summer camps

Local organization fears homebound seniors are getting left behind in vaccinations

Retired bulldogs send positive energy and support to Indianapolis

St. Charles holds Easter mass in aftermath of devastating fire

Spokane police brush up on lifesaving skills

More COVID-19 vaccine appointments are available for longer in Spokane

Baby born on side of the road took all hands on deck to survive

Two teens murdered in two months, with no arrests in either

Students lagging behind as they return to school

Windstorm leaves destruction in North Idaho

The Kennel moves outdoors, socially distanced to cheer on the Zags

Downtown businesses welcome the city's increased cleaning efforts

Spokane renters still evicted during moratorium

Local restaurants open at 50% capacity, look forward to fully re-opening

Local restaurants prepare for Phase 3

Spokane students and restaurants find ways to cheer on the Zags thousands of miles away

Local nurses celebrate 'sisterhood of pregnancies' after a challenging year

Local landlords fear for the future of affordable housing in Spokane

Seniors savor the chance to get out again after a year of isolation

Northeast Spokane families face fears about whether they will have a home next month