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
Asylum-seekers enter a port of entry along the U.S.-Mexico border
U.S. Customs and Border ProtectionPolitics

Trump Administration May Build Temporary Immigration Courts

President Donald Trump
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Trump Says ICE Will Soon Deport Millions Of Immigrants Illegally In US

Huawei's office in China
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Huawei Says US Actions Will Cost It $30B In Revenue Over Two Years

A Boeing 737 MAX airplane
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Boeing CEO Admits 'Mistake' Over 737 MAX Sensor Problem

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
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Pompeo: US Considering 'Range Of Options' Against Iran

Julian Assange
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Assange's Full US Extradition Hearing Set For February 2020

U.S. Capitol building
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House Intel Committee Subpoenas Michael Flynn And Rick Gates

An FBI logo
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FBI Helping Investigate Deaths of Americans In Dominican Republic

Tim McCormack
East Clinton Volunteer Fire DepartmentU.S.

FAA: NYC Helicopter Pilot Was Not Licensed For Flight Conditions

A migrant child is on a bus after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border
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HHS To House Up To 1,400 Unaccompanied Migrant Children At Army Base

Protesters in Hong Kong
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Protesters Clash With Police In Hong Kong

President Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron plant a tree
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Tree Planted By Trump And Macron Reportedly Died In Quarantine

Julian Assange
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DOJ Formally Requests Julian Assange Be Extradited To The US

Crews lift the wreckage of a sightseeing boat out of the Danube River
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Crews Recover Bodies As Sunken Tourist Boat Is Lifted From The Danube

People wait in their vehicles to enter the U.S.
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CBP Says Photos Of Travelers Were Exposed In Data Breach

Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey
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Jack Dorsey And Other CEOs Say Abortion Laws Are 'Bad For Business'

Ali Stroker wins a Tony Award
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Actress Makes History At 2019 Tony Awards

Huawei sign
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US Acting Budget Chief Requests Delay On Huawei Ban

A woman looks for a job
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Job Gains In May Fell Short Of Analyst Expectations

A migrant child
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HHS To Open Additional Housing Facility For Unaccompanied Migrant Kids

A cruise ship
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Cruise Lines Scramble To Adjust Cuba Trips After New Travel Ban

A Fiat Chrysler Automobiles sign
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Fiat Chrysler Withdraws Its Proposal To Merge With Renault

Vials of the measles vaccine are displayed on a counter
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More Than 1,000 Measles Cases Recorded In US This Year

Promotional image of Jussie Smollett as Jamal Lyon in "Empire"
Fox / "Empire"Entertainment

Jussie Smollett Is Not Returning For the Final Season Of 'Empire'

A migrant child is on a bus after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border
Getty ImagesPolitics

HHS Looking At Military Bases To House Unaccompanied Migrant Kids

Australian Cardinal George Pell
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Australian Cardinal George Pell Appeals Child Sexual Abuse Conviction

A tourist group in Cuba
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US Makes It Harder For Americans To Visit Cuba

Construction of a new barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border
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Judge Denies House Request To Block Border Wall Funding

Protesters in Sudan
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Sudan Military Leader Calls For Elections After Raid On Protesters

Kevin Hassett, the chairman of the White House Economic Council of Advisers
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Top White House Economist Is Preparing To Step Down