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
A city skyline in North Korea
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U.S. Extends North Korea Travel Ban For Another Year

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam
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Lam Says She Wants To Start 'Dialogue' With Hong Kong Protesters

A church in Ilulissat, Greenland
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Trump Confirms He Wants To Buy Greenland — And It's Not Unheard Of

More than 1.5 million protesters marched in Hong Kong Sunday
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1.7 Million Protesters Marched Peacefully Through Hong Kong Sunday

A person talks on their phone
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Trump Administration Asks Congress To Reauthorize NSA Phone Program

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un
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North Korea Rejects Further Peace Talks With South Korea

President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping
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Trump Floats 'Personal Meeting' With China Over Hong Kong Protests

President Donald Trump
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California Counties Sue Over Trump's 'Public Charge' Rule

A$AP Rocky
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Swedish Court Finds A$AP Rocky Guilty Of Assault

The Metropolitan Correctional Center
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DOJ Temporarily Reassigns Warden Of Jail Where Epstein Died

Passengers at Hong Kong's international airport
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Protests Disrupt Hong Kong Airport Operations For Second Straight Day

Simone Biles
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Simone Biles Becomes First Woman To Land Triple-Double In Competition

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Malaysia Files Charges Against 17 Goldman Sachs Executives

Hundreds of protesters sitting in Hong Kong's international airport
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Three-Day Protest Starts At Hong Kong Airport

The White House
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White House Holding Online Extremism Summit Friday

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich
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Trump Again Considering Commuting Rod Blagojevich's Sentence

A woman looking at a Huawei smartphone
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U.S. Agencies Will Soon Be Barred From Working With Huawei

An immigration inspector processes a man going through U.S. customs
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U.S. Ends Visa-Free Travel For Foreigners Who've Been To North Korea

South Koreans watch news coverage of North Korea's latest missile launch
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North Korea Says Missiles Were A Warning To U.S. And South Korea

Immigration officers arrest a man
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ACLU Sues Over Trump Administration's New Expedited Deportation Rule

Russian President Vladimir Putin
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Putin: Russia Will Match U.S.'s Missile Development

Robert Kelly, better known as R. Kelly
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R. Kelly Now Facing Sex-Crime Charges In Minnesota

A woman walks down a street in Kashmir
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India Revokes Special Status For Kashmir

Unaccompanied migrant children at a facility in Homestead, Florida
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HHS Discharges Last Migrant Children From Florida Facility

Commuters standing outside a train station in Hong Kong
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Massive Strike Disrupts Hong Kong's Transportation Services

President Donald Trump surrounded by microphones
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Trump Signs Sweeping 2-Year Budget Deal

Emma Stone, Mahershala Ali, Meryl Streep, and Julia Roberts
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Thanks To A Changing Landscape, More Movie Stars Are Jumping To TV

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin
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U.S. Officially Withdraws From Arms Control Deal With Russia

South Korean news outlets report on North Korea's missile launch
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U.S. Officials Unsure About When Talks With North Korea Will Start

Posters for Walt Disney Studios' 2019 releases
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Disney's 2019 Movie Schedule Ensured It Was Going To Make Billions