Katherine Biek - Newsy

Katherine Biek

Live Reporter / Contributor

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
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'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky
APPolitics

In U.S. System, Senate Majority Leader 'Really Runs The Show'

American blacks register to vote in the July 4 Georgia Democratic Primary in Atlanta, Ga., on May 3, 1944
APPolitics

History Behind Georgia's Runoff System Rooted In Race

Protester is arrested on New York's Fifth Avenue by NYPD officers.
John Minchillo / APU.S.

Investigation Finds NYPD Used Excessive Force During Protests

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
Sarah Silbiger/Pool via APPolitics

COVID Relief Talks Drag On As Government Shutdown Looms In Washington

Shipments waiting to enter the Port of Dover.
Gareth Fuller/PA via APWorld

EU, U.K. Divided In Final Hours Of Post-Brexit Trade Talks

Vice President Mike Pence receives a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine shot.
Andrew Harnik / APSci/Health

VP Pence, Second Lady, Surgeon General Get COVID-19 Vaccines

B-Girl Sunny Choi competes at the 2020 Red Bull BC One World Final
Red Bull Content Pool / Dean TremiSports

Break Dancing To Get Its Time In The Spotlight At The Olympics

A researcher works on the coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University.
Oxford University / APSci/Health

AstraZeneca Admits To Mistakes In Coronavirus Vaccine Trial

People walk a flooded street to reach their homes in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Marta Lavandier / APU.S.

Eta Churning In Gulf Of Mexico

An air tanker drops retardant on the Olinda Fire burning in Anderson, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020
Noah Berger / APU.S.

Hazardous Weather Conditions Prompt Fire Concerns In California

A wildfire burns in California
Noah Berger / APU.S.

California Heat Wave Sparks Warnings About Fire Danger

A Qantas airplane
Rob Griffith / APWorld

More And More Airlines Offering Scenic 'Flights To Nowhere'

A Regal Cinemas employee makes popcorn at a theater in Irvine, Calif.
Jae C. Hong / APU.S.

Regal Cinemas Temporarily Closing All U.S. Locations

American Airlines planes
Matt York / APU.S.

Without Government Aid, Airlines To Cut Around 50,000 Jobs

Beach goers walk past one of the lifeguard towers during the coronavirus pandemic
Wilfredo Lee / APU.S.

Florida's New COVID-19 Cases Spike After Restaurants Fully Reopen

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg smiles at an event in 2018
Jacquelyn Martin / APPolitics

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lying In State At U.S. Capitol Friday

Firefighter Ricardo Gomez fights the Creek Fire in California
Marcio Jose Sanchez / APU.S.

Fast-Moving Creek Fire Sets New Record In California

Jimmy Kimmel, right, speaks with Lisa Kudrow, Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox during the 72nd Emmy Awards telecast
Invision for the Television Academy / APEntertainment

Primetime Emmys Celebrate Best In TV

Response team helps rescue residents in Pensacola, Florida
Tony Giberson / Pensacola News Journal / APU.S.

Recovery Efforts Continue Following Hurricane Sally

Emmy statues appear on stage
Chris Pizzello / Invision / APEntertainment

How The Emmy Awards Are Keeping Nominees Socially Distant This Year

Firefighter Cody Carter battles the North Complex Fire in Plumas National Forest, Calif
Noah Berger / APU.S.

West Coast Wildfire Smoke Now Seen In Europe

A promotional image for Disney's "Mulan"
Walt Disney Studios / "Mulan"Entertainment

Disney's Live-Action 'Mulan' Struggles At The Chinese Box Office

An Oscar statue appears at the 91st Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon
Danny Moloshok / Invision / APEntertainment

Oscars Want More Inclusive Best Picture Nominees

Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrive at the annual Endeavour Fund Awards in London.
Kirsty Wigglesworth / APEntertainment

Prince Harry, Meghan Repay For U.K. Home Renovations

A promotional image for Disney's "Mulan"
Walt Disney Studios / "Mulan"Entertainment

Calls Resume To Boycott 'Mulan' As Disney Gears Up For China Release