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.
The results from this week's primary are still taking shape, but we've got a good idea of who will be on the November ballot in some key races.
The City of Seattle is named for Duwamish leader Chief Seattle, yet his own descendants say they’ve been excluded from an effort to involve more Indigenous people in city issues.
Nine Indigenous Seattle residents will serve on the city's first Indigenous Advisory Council.
A new payroll tax for big companies in Seattle brought in more than $230 million last year. But because the city is still recovering from the effects of Covid-19, a chunk of that money is going toward pandemic relief efforts.
Even in states like Washington, providers liked Dr. Meghan Eagen-Torkko say a recent executive order to preserve abortion access is not enough to alleviate the fear some of her patients and colleagues feel now that the U.S. Supreme Court has overturned federal protections under Roe v. Wade.
Many facets of tribal sovereignty in our country are now in limbo after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled states have the power to intervene in criminal cases involving non-native people in Indian Country.
‘We used to live in Hawaii before coming to Washington. How is it that an island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean can provide better care for my son than Washington state?’
The sale of gun magazines that hold more then 10 r
After being hot for several months, the local and national housing markets appear to be cooling down.
Washington will experience it's first heat wave this weekend. It's nearly exactly one year since the heat dome that cooked the area and recorded 108 degrees at Sea-tac airport.