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
Woman wearing face mask and gloves
Damian Dovarganes / APU.S.

CDC Officially Recommends Americans Wear Nonmedical Masks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks at a press conference about coronavirus
Michael Kappeler / APWorld

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Returns To Work After Self-Quarantine

A closed sign hangs in the window of a shop in Portsmouth, N.H., due to caronavirus
Charles Krupa / APU.S.

Small Businesses Can Start Applying For Coronavirus Relief Loans

A cell phone is used to live stream mass by Archbishop Paul D. Etienne at St. James Cathedral
Elaine Thompson / APU.S.

Americans Urged To Avoid Church Services Of More Than 10 People

A British Airways plane
British AirwaysSci/Health

British Airways Expected To Suspend 36,000 Employees

A plane flies overhead
Frank Augstein / APSci/Health

Trump Considering Halting U.S. Flights Between Coronavirus Hot Spots

File photo shows Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront in Portland, Oregon
Rick Bowmer / APBusiness

More Than 5 Million Customers Affected In Latest Marriott Hack

A Carnival Corporation cruise ship
Carnival CorporationBusiness

Carnival Corp. Seeking Billions To Handle Coronavirus Fallout

A man wearing a mask bicycles along a section of the Grand Concourse that has been temporarily closed to vehicular traffic
Mark Lennihan / APSci/Health

Health Expert Says Social Distancing Measures Are Working

An American Airlines plane
American AirlinesBusiness

American Airlines Says It Will Seek $12B In Government Aid

Mark Meadows
Patrick Semansky / APPolitics

Mark Meadows Starts New Role As White House Chief Of Staff

The United States Capitol
Manuel Balce Ceneta / APPolitics

House Democrats Consider Fourth Coronavirus Relief Bill

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex
Kirsty Wigglesworth / APEntertainment

Prince Harry And Meghan Don't Need U.S. Government To Provide Security

A highway checkpoint set up in Florida
Florida Department of TransportationSci/Health

Florida Sets Up Checkpoints To Screen Motorists From COVID-19 Hotspots

President Donald Trump
Patrick Semansky / APPolitics

Trump Extends Coronavirus Guidelines Until End Of April

Returnees from the Hubei Province leave from the West Train Station to board buses in Beijing
Ng Han Guan / APWorld

China Bans Foreign Nationals From Entering Over Outbreak

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson
Alastair Grant / APWorld

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tests Positive For Coronavirus

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters
Alex Brandon / APPolitics

Trump Prepping New Social Distancing Guidelines For Virus

Washington National Cathedral
F Delventhal / CC BY 2.0U.S.

Washington National Cathedral Donates 5,000 Masks To Hospitals

U.S. service members in Iraq
U.S. ArmyU.S.

U.S. Troop Movements Ordered To Halt Over Coronavirus

A man walks through an empty Times Square in New York City
Mark Lennihan / APU.S.

People Leaving New York Urged To Quarantine For 14 Days

Prince Charles
Kirsty Wigglesworth / APEntertainment

Prince Charles Tests Positive For The Coronavirus

The Dome of the US Capitol building
Andrew Harnik / APPolitics

Senate And White House Reach Deal On Third Virus Relief Bill

People wearing face masks walk down a deserted street in Wuhan
Arek Rataj / APWorld

China To Lift Travel Lockdown On Wuhan In April

President Donald Trump
Alex Brandon / APPolitics

Trump Suggests Easing Coronavirus Restrictions To Restart Economy

A woman pauses for photos next to the Olympic rings near the New National Stadium in Tokyo
Jae C. Hong / APSports

IOC Gives Itself 4-Week Deadline To Decide On Tokyo Games

People wearing masks as a precaution against the COVID-19 illness in Hong Kong
Kin Cheung / APWorld

Hong Kong Bans All Nonresidents Over Coronavirus Outbreak

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul
Julio Cortez / APPolitics

Sen. Rand Paul Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo
Eugene Hoshiko / APWorld

Japan To Reopen Schools For New Academic Year In April

Nikki Haley
Jose Luis Magana / APBusiness

Nikki Haley Resigns From Boeing's Board Of Directors