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Katherine Biek

Live Reporter / Contributor

Katherine Biek is a content producer at Newsy. 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
Gerald Welty sits the House Chamber at the Texas Capitol
Eric Gay / APPolitics

Texas House Passes New Elections Bill

Chairman of the Federal Reserve Jerome Powell.
Susan Walsh / APBusiness

Fed Holds Interest Rates Near Zero Despite Economic Growth, Inflation

The Symphony of the Seas cruise ship is shown docked at PortMiami, in Miami.
Wilfredo Lee / APSci/Health

Cruise Ships Could Sail In U.S. Waters By Mid-July

A Regal Cinemas movie theater in Charleston
Regal CinemasEntertainment

Movie Theaters See A Light At The End Of The Pandemic Tunnel

Mary Pickford, Cecil B. DeMille, Gloria Swanson, Bob Hope and Charles Brackett at the 1953 Academy Awards presentation
APEntertainment

The Oscars' Pandemic Format Is A Throwback To Its Early TV Roots

Pharmacist holds a vial of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.
Mark Lennihan / APSci/Health

Johnson & Johnson Resumes Vaccine Rollout In Europe, New Warning Label

Yeri Han and Steven Yeun in Lee Isaac Chung's "Minari"
A24 / "Minari"Entertainment

Some Critics Say Upcoming Oscar Diversity Standards Set Too Low

A health care worker carries oxygen tanks into an area designated for the treatment of COVID-19.
Eraldo Peres / APSci/Health

Brazil's Hospitals Can't Keep Up With COVID Cases

Tributes hang on the temporary fence surrounding the parking lot in front of a King Soopers grocery
David Zalubowski / APU.S.

2021 Has Had At Least 147 Mass Shootings

Britain's Prince Philip
Yui Mok / APEntertainment

Prince Philip To Be Laid To Rest Saturday

Pregnant woman getting an ultrasound
 Politics

Ohio Court Upholds Down Syndrome Abortion Law

Hank Aaron
APU.S.

Atlanta School Being Renamed After Hank Aaron

The Internal Revenue Service Headquarters (IRS) building
J. David Ake / APPolitics

IRS To Start Child Tax Credit Payments In July

A Coast Guard Station Grand Isle 45-foot Respone Boat-Medium boatcrew heads toward a capsized 175-foot commercial lift boat.
U.S. Coast Guard / Coast Guard Cutter Glenn Harris / APU.S.

6 Rescued From Capsized Boat Off Louisiana Coast

Matt Gaetz's Associate Cooperating With Investigators
Marta Lavandier / APPolitics

Matt Gaetz's Associate Cooperating With Investigators

Police keep a watch on demonstrators who tried to break through a police barrier at the Capitol in Washington.
Julio Cortez / APU.S.

Report Outlines Capitol Police Missteps During Riot

A health worker prepares a dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Alvaro Barrientos / APSci/Health

EU To Reportedly Let Certain Vaccine Contracts Expire

People waiting for entrance at the Duke of Edinburgh pub in London, Monday, April 12, 2021.
Frank Augstein / APSci/Health

U.K. Eases Restrictions For Pubs, Restaurants And Other Businesses

A man wearing a face mask as he walks by the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France.
Michel Euler / APWorld

France Imposes Third National Lockdown As COVID-19 Cases Surge

A U.S. Army soldier walks past an American Flag.
David Goldman / APU.S.

Transgender Troops To Serve Openly In U.S. Military

a nurse at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, is inoculated with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine
Mark Lennihan / APSci/Health

Pfizer Vaccine Effective Against South African Variant

A promotional image for Nike's 2021 "We Play Real" campaign
NikeU.S.

"Femvertising" Most Effective When It Tackles Structural Issues

file photo shows the Hollywood sign as seen in the Hollywood Hills of Los Angeles.
Reed Saxon / APEntertainment

Hollywood Losing Out On Revenue By Undervaluing Black Projects

An Oscar statue
Chris Pizzello / APEntertainment

Female Directors Could Make History At The 2021 Oscars

In this Feb. 17, 2021, file photo, students walk on the Boston College campus.
APU.S.

Student Debt Is Increasing, But Few Are Paying Full Price For College

Lauren Carson, the founder and executive director of Black Girls Smile
Black Girls SmileU.S.

Nonprofit Organization Focuses On Black Women's Mental Health

Donna and Keith Lyerly's short-term rental property in North Carolina
YonderwaysU.S.

For More Vacationers, It's Homes Over Hotels During Pandemic

Digital nomad Joanna Yung
Joanna YungWorld

Digital Nomads Are Taking 'Working Remotely' To A Whole New Level

National Guard troops reinforce security around the U.S. Capitol ahead of the inauguration
J. Scott Applewhite / APPolitics

FBI Vetting All 25,000 Troops In D.C. For Inauguration

National Guard troops reinforce security around the U.S. Capitol ahead of expected protests leading up to the inauguration.
J. Scott Applewhite / APPolitics

What Defense Officials Are Looking For In Potential 'Insider Attacks'