Amy Radil is a reporter at KUOW where she covers politics, government and law enforcement — everything from policing to legalized marijuana and campaign funding.
She got her start at Minnesota Public Radio in Duluth, and freelanced for four years from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Amy grew up in Omaha, Nebraska. She graduated from Williams College and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
She’s the winner of regional awards from the Society for Professional Journalists and the RTNDA’s Edward R. Murrow awards for investigative reporting and coverage of gun measures.
She’s a believer in the importance of journalism to create accountability and empathy. In her spare time Amy seeks out bookstores, caffeine and classic movies.
Two proposed charter amendments on the ballot would make the King County sheriff’s office more like a big city police department.
Faith leaders held virtual events across the country Monday in which they lamented the grief caused by the Covid pandemic and racial injustice. Seattle’s vigil took place at the city’s oldest Black church.
Years in the making, SPD's unarmed Community Service Officers now on duty
A record number of officers left the Seattle Police Department in September, according to the Seattle Mayor’s Office. 39 officers — including three trainees — left SPD last month, according to the report.
There have been 39 homicides in Seattle so far this year, more than there were in all of 2019. The parent of one teen victim says, "I'm at a loss."
Charter amendments tend to be obscure, and they can take voters by surprise. That’s why King County Councilmember Rod Dembowski says he’s spending his own money to campaign for them.
Clear face masks, plexiglass shields, and a pop-up courthouse: These are just some of the changes jurors see as they resume civil and criminal trials in King County.
This weekend, the Seattle Symphony kicked off its new concert season. It was an opening night like no other.
Amid Seattle protests, federal prosecutors target arson and firearms cases; critics call charges politicized
Tommy Le's family calls for action from King County Sheriff following outside review of 2017 shooting death
Family members of Tommy Le, who was shot by a King County deputy in 2017, welcomed an outside review of his death. The King County Sheriff's Office, however, says the review creates a "false impression."