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.


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