Maher Kawash

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Maher Kawash joined the 4 News Now team as a multimedia journalist in June of 2019.

He graduated with a degree in Journalism from Eastern Illinois University while also working for the PBS affiliate WEIU-TV as a lead anchor, reporter and producer. Maher also worked as a newsroom intern for WGN-TV in Chicago during the summer of 2018.

Maher is an Illinois native and grew up in the southwest suburbs of Chicago.

When he’s not working, he enjoys spending time in the outdoors and cheering on his Chicago sports teams.

Maher is excited to experience living in the Pacific Northwest for the first time. If you have a story idea or ever want to talk sports, send him an email or a Tweet @MaherKXLY.


Businesses on Main Avenue survive COVID-19 shutdowns

Spokane Co. officials issue isolation order for pasta factory employee refusing to quarantine

35 employees at Hillyard pasta factory test positive for COVID-19

Three percent of Washington's reported COVID-19 deaths may be inaccurate

Tips to cope with mental health struggles during this pandemic

Debunking the myths of COVID-19 contact tracing

Retail shops adjusting to curbside pick-up guidelines

Health officials say contact tracing involves HIPAA, won't violate your privacy

Team of 25 contact tracers 'ready to go' in Spokane County

Spokane business owners create petition to reopen economy sooner

Mayor Woodward thanks Gov. Inslee's office for 'clarity' on reopening plan for larger counties

Two Spokane hospitals using 'remdesivir' to help some COVID-19 patients recover faster

Spokane Co. officials, residents urging Gov. Inslee to allow regional approach for reopening

Gov. Inslee considering 'regional approach' to reopening economy

Contact tracing will be key factor in reopening U.S. economy

Antibody tests show real number of COVID-19 cases, possible drop in mortality rate

Elected officials in eastern Washington pushing for 'slow reopening' of economy

New rapid-testing in Spokane can produce results within 15 minutes

Gov. Inslee says contact tracing, more testing are key to reopening economy

Idaho left out of 'Western States Pact', Gov. Inslee points to lack of unity as the issue

Vice Admiral visits Spokane, says testing is key to controlling pandemic

Spread of COVID-19 slowing down, but restrictions won't be lifted any time soon in Washington

Providence Health not seeing surge in patients, hospitals 'prepared to handle worst-case scenario'

Washington seeing massive decline in COVID-19 related hospitalizations since mid-March

Report: Washington may soon run out of COVID-19 testing supplies

Curve not flattening yet in Spokane Co., hospitals prepared for incoming patients

Spokane County hospitals in good shape to handle incoming COVID-19 patients

Spokane orthopedic clinic easing stress on local hospitals

A look inside the 'brain' of the Inland Northwest's COVID-19 operations

Social distancing proving its worth in projected COVID-19 numbers

Telling the story of a statewide shutdown through one Spokane city block

Regional Health District: There's a shortage of labs that can handle COVID-19 tests

Closings, cancellations playing crucial role in stopping spread of coronavirus in Washington

Life for Washington state lawmakers not as glamorous as you may think

Uncertainty surrounding Coronavirus leads stock market to worst week since 2008

House Republicans say it's on voters to decide Rep. Matt Shea's fate in legislature

UW School of Medicine researching possible vaccine for Coronavirus

The University of Washington School of Medicine is working on a rapid-response vaccine.

Coronavirus treatment draws similarities to treating the flu