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
Photographers at the Academy Awards red carpet
Getty ImagesEntertainment

Streaming Services Remain Eligible For Oscars Consideration

A group of migrants arrives in El Paso, Texas
U.S. Customs and Border ProtectionU.S.

DHS Inspector General Investigating Detainee Complaints In Texas

A construction crew installs new border barriers
Getty ImagesPolitics

House Files Motion To Halt Trump Administration's Border Wall Funding

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump
Getty ImagesPolitics

IRS Misses Second Deadline To Hand Over Trump's Tax Returns

President Donald Trump and Queen Elizabeth II
Getty ImagesPolitics

Trump To Visit The UK For A State Visit In June

An immigration inspector processes a man going through customs
Getty ImagesPolitics

Trump Orders Administration To Tackle Visa Overstays

President Donald Trump
Getty ImagesPolitics

Trump Sues To Block House Panel From Obtaining Financial Records

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Getty ImagesPolitics

US Announces It Won't Reissue Iran Sanction Waivers

U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton
Office of U.S. Rep. Seth MoultonPolitics

US Rep. Seth Moulton Is Running For President

A carbon monoxide detector
Abi Begum / CC BY 2.0Politics

HUD To Require Carbon Monoxide Detectors In Public Housing

Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris
Getty imagesWorld

Paris Considers Building Temporary Church Near Notre Dame Cathedral

Herman Cain
Getty ImagesPolitics

Cain Refuses To Withdraw From Consideration For Fed Board

Attorney General William Barr speaks about the release of the redacted version of the Mueller report
Getty ImagesPolitics

Barr Summarizes Mueller Report Again Ahead Of Public Release

White House senior adviser Stephen Miller
Getty ImagesPolitics

Stephen Miller Invited To Testify Before House Committee

Energy Secretary Rick Perry
Getty ImagesPolitics

Energy Department Denies Rick Perry Is Stepping Down As Secretary

People line up to buy food in Venezuela
Getty ImagesWorld

Venezuela Gets Its First Delivery Of Red Cross Humanitarian Aid

Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris
Getty ImagesWorld

Macron Vows To Rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral Within 5 Years

Attorney General William Barr
Getty ImagesPolitics

Barr Rules Some Asylum-Seekers Aren't Eligible To Be Released On Bond

The Palace of Westminster
Getty ImagesWorld

Following Notre Dame Fire, UK Lawmakers Worry About Parliament

The tails of United Airlines planes
Getty ImagesU.S.

United Airlines Extends Cancellations Over Boeing 737 MAX Grounding

Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn
Getty ImagesBusiness

German Prosecutors Charge Former Volkswagen CEO With Fraud

South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg
Getty ImagesPolitics

Pete Buttigieg Officially Announces He's Running For President

Damage from a tornado reported in Mississippi
CNNU.S.

Severe Storms In The South Kill At Least 8 Over The Weekend

Central American migrants head to the U.S.-Mexico border
Getty ImagesPolitics

Trump Considering Releasing Immigrants Into Sanctuary Cities

A Southwest Airlines plane
Getty ImagesU.S.

Southwest Plans To Go Without Its 737 MAX Planes Through Early August

U.S. troops run toward a helicopter
Getty ImagesU.S.

Trump Administration's Transgender Military Policy Takes Effect

USS Fitzgerald
Getty ImagesU.S.

Navy Dropping Criminal Charges In USS Fitzgerald Collision Case

President Donald Trump
Getty ImagesPolitics

Trump Administration Appeals Judge's Asylum Policy Ruling

A U.S. soldier at the southern border
Getty ImagesU.S.

More Troops May Be Sent To The US-Mexico Border

Migrants entering the San Ysidro Port of Entry
U.S. Customs and Border ProtectionPolitics

Trump Administration Looking To Change Asylum Screening Process