2018 Seattle Breakfast with Champions
The Breakfast with Champions is an inspirational morning that brings together 100's of community leaders, corporate executives, Special Olympics families and supporters that includes keynote speakers, athlete speakers and the overall sharing and celebrating of the Special Olympics movement.
Breakfast with Champions is Special Olympics Washington’s annual fundraising event. The money raised through this event supports the vision of Special Olympics, to help bring all persons with intellectual disabilities into the larger society under conditions whereby they are accepted, respected and given the chance to become useful and productive citizens.
In addition to the sharing of motivational and inspiring stories, Special Olympics Washington will recognize the Male and Female Athlete of the Year presented by Coca-Cola Refreshments and the Volunteer of the Year Award presented by the Knights of Columbus.
2018 Emcee; Mimi Jung
Mimi Jung anchors KING 5 Mornings on KONG.
She has been covering stories in the Seattle market for more than 15 years and in 2012, Jung won an Emmy for her reporting.
She has previously worked in Las Vegas and Syracuse, NY where she also received her Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism from Syracuse University.
A native of Western Washington, Jung grew up in Puyallup, and graduated from Rogers High School.
Jung is a member of the National Asian American Journalists Association.
When she is not working, she enjoys playing the piano and spending time with her family.