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 currently serves on the board 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, 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
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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.
Black researchers say Seattle Mayor's Office has undermined their work to help reimagine public safety
Seattle hired Black researchers to advise the city on reimagining public safety with input from the community. But that effort has since been hedged significantly, caught in a tangle of red tape and tension between the Mayor’s Office, City Council, and stakeholders.
Local health officials are warning folks to avoid suspicious Covid testing operations during a time rife with fraud. Public Health — Seattle & King County says the department was alerted about questionable testing sites in Seattle and door-to-door solicitors in Auburn falsely claiming to be offering Covid tests on behalf of government agencies.