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
Fire crews work to contain a fire near at the industrial suburb of Beard and residential suburb of Oaks Estate
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3 U.S. Firefighters Killed In Plane Crash In Australia Are Identified

Chinese people wear masks to protect them from the coronavirus
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About 33M People In China Under Lockdown As Coronavirus Spreads

Michelle Carter walks out of a Massachusetts county jail
AP / Steven SenneU.S.

Michelle Carter Released From Jail Early For Good Behavior

Authorities check a woman's temperature in Wuhan, China
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Coronavirus Puts Chinese Cities On Lockdown Before Lunar New Year

Fire crews work to contain a fire near at the industrial suburb of Beard and residential suburb of Oaks Estate
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3 U.S. Firefighters Killed In Plane Crash In Australia

Medical staff transfer patients to Jin Yintan hospital in Wuhan, China
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China Enacts Precautionary Quarantine Measures For Coronavirus

The ruined remains of the Al-Asad Air Base in Iraq
CNNU.S.

More U.S. Troops Being Screened For Injuries After Iran Missile Attack

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex
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Punctuation In Meghan, Duchess Of Sussex's New Title Prompts Confusion

A woman wears a mask while walking in Wuhan, China
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China's New Coronavirus Can Be Spread By Humans

The cast of "Parasite" at the 2020 SAG Awards
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'Parasite' Is First Foreign-Language Film To Win Major SAG Award

U.S. soldiers and journalists inspect the rubble at a site of Iranian bombing
AP / Qassim Abdul-ZahraU.S.

11 U.S. Troops Treated For Concussions After Iran Missile Attack

A Delta Airlines plane dumps fuel
AP / Matt HartmanU.S.

FAA: Pilots Didn't Tell Air Traffic Control They Needed To Dump Fuel

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam
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Virginia Gov. Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Gun Rights Rally

President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He
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U.S. And China Sign Preliminary Trade Deal

Construction of the U.S. border wall
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Pentagon Is Ready To Provide More Financial Support For Border Wall

People at voting booths
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Wisconsin Appeals Court Blocks Order To Purge Voters From Rolls

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani
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Iran Says It's Made Arrests Over The Downing Of Ukrainian Jet

A view of the Pensacola Naval Air Station
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U.S. Expected To Expel Saudi Servicemen In Wake Of Pensacola Shooting

People look at the Taal volcano
Getty ImagesWorld

Evacuations Underway As Philippines Volcano Starts Spewing Lava

A woman looks at a list of available jobs
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December Marked A Decade Of Job Gains In The U.S.

The Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York where Jeffrey Epstein was being held
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Video From Jeffrey Epstein's First Suicide Attempt Was Deleted

An image of Boeing's 737 Max
BoeingU.S.

Internal Boeing Documents Show Efforts To Deceive 737 Max Regulators

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex
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How 'Financially Independent' Will Harry And Meghan Really Get?

Iranian and Ukrainian experts jointly investigate Ukrainian plane crash
Iranian Civil Aviation OrganizationWorld

Iran Says Ukrainian Plane Was On Fire Before It Crashed

Construction crew members build a border barrier
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Appeals Court Says Military Funds Can Be Used For A Border Wall

A screengrab from Carlos Ghosn's press conference on Wednesday
CNNWorld

Carlos Ghosn Criticizes Japanese Criminal Justice System

A young girl receives a measles vaccine
World Health OrganizationWorld

Measles Death Toll Surpasses 6,000 In Democratic Republic Of Congo

A screengrab from video taken at the scene of the Ukrainian International Airlines plane crash
CNNWorld

Ukrainian Plane Crashes In Iran, Killing All 176 On Board

U.S. troops in Iraq
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Pentagon Has No Plan To Remove Troops From Iraq

A firetruck in New South Wales
Getty ImagesWorld

Police Arrest Dozens In Australia For Deliberately Setting Fires