Meet the Team

Katherine Biek

Digital Content Producer

Katherine grew up in Minnesota amongst the glitz and glamour of the child pageant and competitive dance worlds. A former University of Missouri Golden Girl and broadcast journalism graduate, Katherine now covers the early morning programming at Newsy. She owns over 125 pairs of shoes and is still a firm believer that everything in life is better when it's bedazzled.

  Recent Work
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Germany Takes A Step Closer To Pardoning Convictions Of Gay Men

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U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service / Christy StewartSci/Health

This Bee Species Is Finally Listed As Endangered

Chuck Barris
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Chuck Barris, Creator Of 'The Dating Game,' Dies

Emergency responders and victims of terror attack near UK's Parliament.
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5 Dead, 40 Injured In Terror Attack Near UK Parliament

Mars
NASASci/Health

Trump Gives NASA The Go-Ahead To Get Humans To Mars

Paul Ryan
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Republicans Make Some Big Changes To Their Health Care Bill

"Power Rangers" poster
Lionsgate / "Power Rangers"Entertainment

One Of The Power Rangers Is Going To Be Gay

Julia from "Sesame Street"
"Sesame Street"Entertainment

Newest 'Sesame Street' Addition Might Look Familiar

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Baseball Games To Be Held In Fukushima During Tokyo 2020

Two men
Getty ImagesSci/Health

Your Nose Shape Is A Clue About Where Your Ancestors Lived

Whanganui River
Felix Engelhardt / CC BY 2.0World

A River In New Zealand Now Has The Same Rights As A Person

Gaston and LeFou in "Beauty and the Beast"
Walt Disney Studios / "Beauty and the Beast"Entertainment

Disney Refuses To Edit 'Gay Moment' From 'Beauty And The Beast'

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European Court Rules Employers Can Ban Headscarves In The Workplace

U.S. President Donald Trump
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Trump Isn't The First President To Give His Salary To Charity

Marissa Mayer
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Marissa Mayer Won't Be Walking Away From Yahoo Empty-Handed

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Amazon Studios / "The Man in the High Castle"Entertainment

Promotion For 'The Man In The High Castle' Causes Confusion On Twitter

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Getty ImagesU.S.

Why Do Some States Get To Opt Out Of Daylight Saving Time?

Southern California
Getty ImagesSci/Health

Two Fault Lines In Southern California Are Actually One Big One

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Getty ImagesWorld

An Australian City Is Tackling Gender Equality In An Unexpected Way

The White House
Diego Cambiaso / CC BY SA 2.0Politics

Everything You Need To Do To Tour The White House

Posters for "Hamilton" and "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child"
"Hamilton: An American Musical" / "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child"Entertainment

'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' Is The 'Hamilton' Of The UK

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Getty ImagesU.S.

Suspect Arrested In Connection With Jewish Community Center Threats

Clouded leopard cub
Amiee Stubbs / Nashville ZooSci/Health

This Clouded Leopard Cub Is One Of A Kind

"Beauty and the Beast" poster
Walt Disney StudiosEntertainment

'Beauty And The Beast' To Include Disney's First Gay Character

Chicago
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Chicago Just Set A Pretty Surprising Meteorological Record

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Getty ImagesBusiness

Benvenuto! Starbucks Plans To Open In A Country Where Coffee Is Life

Pluto
NASASci/Health

NASA Needs Your Help Naming Geography On Pluto And Its Moons

Rihanna
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Rihanna Is Heading To Harvard

Jay Z
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A Rapper Is Finally Getting Into The Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Kevin O'Connell
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This 21-Time Oscar Nominee Hopes To Break His Record Losing Streak