Alan Sillence

Anchor

Alan Sillence
Alan Sillence
Anchor
Sports Director Alan Sillence joined KIMA in 1994 and has spent 25 years in broadcasting. You'll see him anchoring sports weeknights at 6:00 and 11:00 on KIMA Action News.

He started his career at KOMO-TV in Seattle in 1978 as a film editor and news production assistant while studying at the University of Washington.

He then moved to KNDO-TV, before heading south to KGGM-TV in Albuquerque New Mexico. While in New Mexico, Sillence won the Associated Press award for best newscast in New Mexico and also took the Associated Press award for second-best sportscast in New Mexico.

Sillence returned to the Yakima Valley nearly 15 years ago, where he's won numerous awards, including the Associated Press first place for best sportscast in Washington. Sillence is also a member of the Yakima Valley Sports Commission and you'll see him emceeing a number of events around the area throughout the year.

Recent stories by Alan Sillence

Sports Mixing Apples and Onions, doesn't work! (Video)
The Pippins and Walla Walla Sweets. Owned by the same group.

But, no love lost when the two West Coast League rivals square off. For the first time ever tonight at County Stadium.

The Sweets protecting their early 2-zip advantage gunning down Jake Roberts trying to snag 2nd.