Meet the Team

Katherine Biek

Digital Content Producer

Katherine Biek is a content producer for the daily news team. She grew up in Minnesota among the glitz and glamour of the child pageant and competitive dance worlds before eventually hanging up her pointe shoes to attend the University of Missouri, where she graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism in 2013. Since joining Newsy, Katherine's honed her skills at covering stories across a wide variety of news topics, including U.S. politics, international relations and even the entertainment industry.

  Recent Work
EasyJet airplanes
Jonathan Brady / APBusiness

EasyJet To Cut 30% Of Its Workforce Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Delegates wait to leave after the closing session of China's National People's Congress
Mark Schiefelbein / APWorld

China's Parliament Approves Hong Kong National Security Law

Cinderella's Castle in Walt Disney World
Disney Parks / Matt StroshaneBusiness

Walt Disney World To Begin Phased Reopening In July

European Union flags flap in the wind
Virginia Mayo / APWorld

European Union Proposes $825 Billion Coronavirus Recovery Plan

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill
Susan Walsh / APPolitics

House Republicans Sue To Block Proxy Voting In The Chamber

Riot police cover themselves with shields as hundreds of protesters march along a downtown street
Vincent Yu / APWorld

Police Fire Tear Gas On Hong Kong Protesters

Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo
Kim Kyung-hoon / APWorld

Japanese Prime Minister Lifts The Rest Of His State Of Emergency Order

A firefighter tries to put out fire caused by plane crash in Karachi, Pakistan, Friday, May 22, 2020.
Fareed Khan / APWorld

At Least 97 People Killed In Pakistan International Airlines Crash

Delegates bow their heads during the opening session of China's National People's Congress
Ng Han Guan / APWorld

China Introduces Hong Kong Security Bill At Annual Legislative Meeting

Michael Cohen leaves federal court in New York.
Seth Wenig / APU.S.

Michael Cohen Released Early From Prison Thursday

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
Mark Mitchell APWorld

New Zealand Prime Minister Suggests Possibility Of 4-Day Workweek

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn
Susan Walsh / APU.S.

Michael Flynn Asks Appeals Court To Dismiss His Criminal Case

Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, testifies before a House Oversight Committee
Patrick Semansky / APSci/Health

CDC Director Warns About Another COVID-19 Wave During Flu Season

The USS Theodore Roosevelt docked in Guam
U.S. NavyU.S.

USS Theodore Roosevelt Expected To Leave Guam This Week

Sen. Marco Rubio
Susan Walsh / APPolitics

Sen. Marco Rubio Tapped To Lead Senate Intelligence Committee

file photo the Dome of the US Capitol building
Andrew Harnik / APPolitics

Mnuchin And Powell To Testify Remotely On Coronavirus Relief

Hair salons reopen in Italy
Claudio Furlan / LaPresse / APWorld

European Countries Ease More COVID-19 Restrictions

The World Health Organization headquarters in Geneva
Raphael Satter / APWorld

World Health Assembly Convenes Online Monday

a lab technician dips a sample into the Abbott Laboratories ID Now testing machine at the Detroit Health Center in Detroit
Carlos Osorio / APU.S.

FDA Issues Alert Over Rapid COVID-19 Test Used By The White House

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein
Gabriella Demczuk / The New York Times / APPolitics

Sen. Feinstein 'Voluntarily' Talked To FBI About Husband's Stock Sales

Documents that U.S. health officials have released as part of some long-delayed specific guidance that schools, businesses, a
Jon Elswick / APSci/Health

CDC Releases Reopening Guidance For Schools And Workplaces

U.S. Sen. Richard Burr
Susan Walsh / APPolitics

Sen. Richard Burr Steps Down As Chairman Of Intelligence Committee

Dr. Rick Bright
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services / APPolitics

Ousted Vaccine Expert To Testify Before Congress Thursday

Pedestrians in a sparsely populated Times Square in New York City
John Minchillo / APEntertainment

Broadway Theaters To Remain Closed Into September Over Pandemic

Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign manager, leaves court, Thursday, June 27, 2019
Mary Altaffer / APU.S.

Manafort Released To Home Confinement Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Tesla's factory in Fremont, California
Ben Margot / APBusiness

Tesla, Alameda County Come To Agreement To Resume Full Production

A traveler at a California airport
Rich Pedroncelli / APU.S.

United To Alert Customers When Their Flights Are Getting Full

file photo shows a bottle of hydroxychloroquine tablets
David J. Phillip / APSci/Health

Study Shows COVID-19 Patients Did Not Benefit From Hydroxycholoroquine

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson
Andrew Parsons / Office of the British Prime Minister / APWorld

Travelers Arriving In U.K. Will Have To Self-Isolate For 14 Days

Chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., speaks during a Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions Committee hearing
Anna Moneymaker / The New York Times / APPolitics

Sen. Lamar Alexander To Chair COVID-19 Hearing Remotely