Meet the Team

Kate Grumke

Senior Producer, Documentaries

Kate Grumke is the senior producer on Newsy's documentaries team in Washington, D.C. Kate got her start in public radio before coming to Newsy in 2015. She's from St. Louis, Missouri, and is a graduate of the J-School at the University of Missouri.

  Recent Work
Journalist Laura Parker holds up an issue of National Geographic
Newsy / Luke PiotrowskiSci/Health

National Geographic Wants You To Cut Back On Single-Use Plastics

Journalist Laura Parker looks at an image of a sea horse holding a q-tip.
Newsy / Luke PiotrowskiSci/Health

The World's Plastic Addiction Is Killing Animals

NewsyPolitics

Small Businesses Hit Hard By Partial Government Shutdown

A new American fossil fuel boom threatens the nation's health and the world's climate in Blowout, a Newsy documentary.
Newsy / Kevin Clancy 

Blowout: Inside America's Energy Gamble (Trailer)

Protesters march in front of the Oklahoma State Capitol.
Newsy / Kyle PyattPolitics

Will The Teacher Walkouts See Results In The Midterms?

Homes lie in ruin across Mexico Beach, Florida.
Newsy / Kyle PyattU.S.

As Hurricane Michael Recovery Begins, Thousands Are Without Power

U.S. production of oil and gas has skyrocketed in the last few years, but most of the increase is going abroad.
Newsy / Kevin ClancyWorld

America's Oil And Gas Boom Is Creating A New Global Fossil Fuel Era

Andrea Cruz, a Puerto Rican singer/songwriter, works at a farm.
Newsy / Kevin ClancyU.S.

Resilience: Puerto Rico In Recovery

One year after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico is rebuilding and recovering.
Newsy / Kevin ClancyU.S.

Resilience: Puerto Rico In Recovery (Trailer)

Rosa Irene Gomez Diaz and her daughter wait to request asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Newsy / Kevin ClancyWorld

Asylum

A police officer in San Salvador, El Salvador on patrol in gang-controlled territory
Newsy / Kevin Clancy 

Asylum: Beyond The Border Crisis (Trailer)

Tulsa, Oklahoma teacher Emily Durbin speaks with students in her classroom
Newsy / Kevin ClancyU.S.

Walkout: The School Funding Rebellion

This Newsy special report follows Oklahoma teachers joining a national movement for education funding
Newsy / Jennifer Smart 

Walkout: The School Funding Rebellion (Trailer)

An illustration of a girl behind bars.
Newsy / Jennifer SmartU.S.

For Some Girls, Sexual Abuse Can Lead To Prison

Newsy's Noor Tagouri interviews Dennis Hof.
Newsy / Kevin ClancyU.S.

Sold In America: A 'Legal Pimp' Argues For Legal Prostitution

Ashley Cacho talks to Newsy at her home.
Newsy / Kevin ClancyU.S.

Sold In America: A Sex Trafficking Survivor Shares Her Story

Volunteer rescue worker Mike Level and reporter Zach Toombs search for residents trapped by floodwaters.
Newsy / Kevin ClancySci/Health

Revolt: When It Rains

An officer looks at a car.
NewsyU.S.

Sold In America: The Buyers

A woman comforts another woman.
NewsyU.S.

Sold In America: The Trafficking

Two women walk in a brothel.
NewsyU.S.

Sold In America: The Workers

Sold In America
NewsyPolitics

Sold In America (Trailer)

YECA member Shannon Farmer joins the Climate March in Washington, D.C.
Newsy / Kevin ClancySci/Health

Young Evangelicals Are Pushing For Climate Action

A worshipper raises his hand during a Sunday morning service at Expectation Church in Virginia.
Newsy / Kevin ClancyU.S.

Debriefing 'Revolt': Media Shouldn't Ignore Religion

The Young Evangelicals for Climate Action march on Washington, D.C.
Newsy / Kevin ClancySci/Health

Revolt: The Kingdom And The Power

A solar farm in San Antonio, Texas
Newsy / Kevin ClancySci/Health

Debriefing 'Revolt': Will Utility Companies Join Clean Energy Push?

A wind farm in west Texas
Newsy / Kevin ClancySci/Health

Texas Leads The Country In Wind Energy

A worker installs solar panels on a rooftop in San Antonio, Texas
Newsy / Kevin ClancySci/Health

Revolt: Bigger In Texas

Henry Red Cloud is the founder of the Red Cloud Renewable Center.
Newsy / Kevin ClancySci/Health

Henry Red Cloud Brings Solar Energy To Tribal Lands

Jennifer Irving shows off Thunder Valley's regenerative community
Newsy / Kevin ClancySci/Health

Debriefing 'Revolt': Why Native American Tribes Need Capital

Ted Eagle Jr. dances at a July 4 powwow on the Cheyenne River Reservation
Newsy / Kevin ClancySci/Health

Revolt: A Tale Of Two Tribes