Senior Producer, Morning Edition
Katie is the senior producer of KUOW's Morning Edition. She works with local host Angela King to bring listeners stories from around the world, nation and our region. Given her political reporting background, she is passionate about holding local and regional leaders accountable. Listeners can get weekly updates on our Friday Politics segment.
Katie previously served listeners in Phoenix at member-station KJZZ. As an Arizona Capitol reporter, she reported on a statewide teacher strike and investigated two Arizona state representatives who, ultimately, departed the state House amid scandal. She also covered numerous elections, from rural county races to U.S. Senate contests and Arizona's role as a key battleground state in 2020. Katie's reporting was featured on an award-winning political podcast, which she launched and hosted for the Arizona Capitol Times.
She is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Journalism, an avid hiker and an auntie/hide-and-seek expert.
You've probably heard the phrase, "It's the thought that counts." That's the theme of a holiday series we're bringing you this month from the KUOW staff.
After starting fall off on an unseasonably dry and warm note, the Seattle area is ushering in the coldest start to December in nearly four decades.
You've probably heard the phrase, "It's the thought that counts." That's the theme of a holiday series we're bringing you this month, because 'tis the season for a number of holiday traditions and feelings.
Recent layoffs in Seattle's tech industry has some workers wondering if they're going to be next. They're also raising questions about whether this is a correction that's been a long time coming for the ever-growing industry.
Workers at more than 100 Starbucks stores in 25 states are picketing today in what's being called the largest labor action since employees started their unionizing campaign.
Outcomes from last week's midterms are still being finalized, but already some results stand in stark contrast to polling ahead of Election Day.
A lawsuit stemming from a 2020 fatal shooting in Seattle's CHOP zone is being heard by a federal appeals court.
Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal wants all Washington public school students to eat lunch for free.
Every new school year brings with it some of the same anxieties for both students and their parents — although there may be some new stressors this year.
During the height of the pandemic, a federal school lunch program provided free lunch to all students, regardless of their economic status. That program is no more.