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.
Downtown Seattle business owners and residents call for new safety plan in neighborhood shaken by shootings
In the wake of Wednesday’s shooting in downtown Seattle, business owners and residents rally at Westlake Park under the banner, "Enough is enough."
King County says it’s offering the country’s first completely online election in order to boost voter turnout. Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman said she wasn’t consulted, but believes online systems are vulnerable and could jeopardize public confidence in elections.
Seattle Police Chief identifies, denounces officer fired for social media posts.
Bipartisan social events seem increasingly rare these days. So the lineup is striking for the Center for Latino Leadership gala in Seattle.
King County says two local men with neo-Nazi ties are still in Texas. One faces prison, the other a warrant.
A man accused of being part of a neo-Nazi group in Washington State appears headed for federal prison. But King County is still seeking his friend, who they call a leader of "Atomwaffen Division."
Seattle City Councilmember Lorena González hopes new year brings new restrictions on outside spending in city elections.
More safeguards for Seattle’s trees. That’s something two newly elected Seattle City Council members say they want to secure in legislation next year.
Seattle City Councilmember Mike O'Brien is departing but could "reemerge" to work on climate, local issues.
New rules are coming for independent investigations when police use deadly force in Washington. They require more power for civilians, and more help for families of the slain person.
The Washington Supreme Court has upheld Seattle’s “first-in-time” housing law. It requires landlords to accept the first qualified tenant who applies. Opponents say they will appeal the decision to the U.S. Supreme Court. But in the meantime, the law is in effect and landlords say they’re trying to comply.