As an Online Editor/Producer at KUOW, Liz writes and edits stories for kuow.org.
Before joining the KUOW newsroom in January 2020, Liz covered education for Crosscut/KCTS 9. She is also an alumna of YES! Magazine, WLWT-TV, and The Cincinnati Herald. Additionally, her work has appeared in USA Today and Rewire.News. Liz is the current president of the Seattle Association of Black Journalists.
Liz was born and raised in Cincinnati, OH. A violinist, Liz originally started her college career thinking she'd become a music teacher. But after befriending a journalism major at the University of Cincinnati, she was inspired to pursue a career in news instead.
When she's not busy with the news, Liz enjoys roller skating, traveling, working out, and doting on her Yorkie puppy.
Languages Spoken: English
Professional Affiliations: Seattle Association of Black Journalists, National Association of Black Journalists, Investigative Reporters and Editors, and Ida B. Wells Society
Covid infection rates haven’t increased for kids in King County since they went back to school. In fact, transmission among youth has gone down since the return to physical classrooms.
Health officials say a King County woman has died from a rare blood clotting disorder after receiving a shot of the single dose Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine. The woman, who was in her late 30s, is one of four deaths confirmed nationwide in connection to the vaccine.
Domestic violence impacts more than 10 million people nationally each year. Here's one woman's account of navigating the system.
Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday announced that people attending outdoor events with 500 people or more will have to wear a mask, whether vaccinated or not, starting Monday. The new, expanded mask mandate will apply to events such as fairs, concerts, and sporting events.
King County is one step closer to creating a phone and web hotline for residents to report hate crimes and bias incidents. The proposed legislation, put forward by the King County Council's Law and Justice Committee Tuesday morning, will go before the council at-large in the coming weeks.
Johnny T. Stine, a microbiologist who claimed in 2020 to have created a coronavirus "vaccine" in half a day, has pleaded guilty to federal charges of introducing a misbranded drug into interstate commerce. Stine had publicly admitted to injecting an undisclosed number of people with the substance.
A Redmon man was sentenced to three years in federal prison on Tuesday, after pleading guilty to conspiracy and hate crime charges for his role in a neo-Nazi plot to terrorize journalists and activists whose work uncovered anti-Semitic hate. Cameron Shea, 25, is described in federal court documents as “a high-level member and primary recruiter for the Atomwaffen Division” and one of two ringleaders in the conspiracy to
While some Seattleites look forward to celebrating the first major holiday to coincide with Washington state fully reopening, KUOW spoke to several who explained why they’re making the choice not to celebrate Independence Day.
As the Pacific Northwest experiences record high temperatures, our pets are particularly vulnerable to the heat. Here are some tips for keeping your furry friends safe in a region where air conditioning is a rare commodity.
The family and friends of Jesse Sarey say they are anxiously awaiting an outcome in the case against Auburn police officer Jeffrey Nelson, who is charged with second degree murder and first degree assault in the killing of Sarey in 2019. In the meantime, Sarey’s loved ones are advocating for systemic changes to policing and keeping memories of Sarey — and other Washingtonians killed by law enforcement — alive.