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.
Boeing is charged with conspiracy to commit fraud in the case of two deadly 737 Max crashes. The company had settled the case with Department of Justice, agreeing to pay $2.5 billion, but victims' family members say they were left out of settlement negotiations. They are asking a federal judge to hold Boeing criminally responsible for their loved ones' deaths.
Microsoft has a new unlimited vacation policy as of this week. Some analysts say the policy could benefit the company more than its employees.
Seattle Public Schools and the Kent School District are suing social media companies for the role their platforms have played in a youth mental health crisis. KUOW spoke to a behavioral health expert who says the scientific basis of the complaints is sound.
The work of Congress has stalled with the U.S. House's failure to elected a House speaker. The House has so far failed to elect a House Speaker. And despite wanting today off to mark the second anniversary of the January 6th attacks on the Capitol, representatives are headed back to the floor today.
More than 18,000 Amazon employees will be out of a job by the time an ongoing round of layoffs is complete. GeekWire's Todd Bishop expects "this is where [Amazon] is going to stop," though.
Last year was marked by record high home values and extreme competition among buyers, but things did shift a bit toward the end of the year. Now, Redfin says Seattle is the fastest-cooling market in the nation.
The Seattle Now team makes a lot of shows… And some really leave a mark on us. This week we’re going to highlight some of our favorite conversations of the year. We loved this show because hiking is essential to life for a lot of people in the Pacific Northwest. And Syren Nagakyrie's book, The Disabled Hiker’s Guide to Western Washington and Oregon, helps make one of our favorite activities more accessible. We also loved it because KUOW’s Katie Campbell got to step in and host - who doesn’t love a good guest host?
You've probably heard the phrase, "It's the thought that counts." The time for tree-trimming and scrambling to find the perfect gift has come and gone, but the sentiment remains.
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.
State lawmakers are getting ready for the new legislative session, which begins Jan. 9 — and it's a big one.