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
The cast of "Parasite" at the 2020 SAG Awards
Getty ImagesEntertainment

'Parasite' Is First Foreign-Language Film To Win Major SAG Award

Chinese travelers being screened for coronavirus-related pneumonia
Getty ImagesWorld

China Reports 139 New Cases Of Deadly Coronavirus

U.S. soldiers and journalists inspect the rubble at a site of Iranian bombing
AP / Qassim Abdul-ZahraU.S.

11 U.S. Troops Treated For Concussions After Iran Missile Attack

A Delta Airlines plane dumps fuel
AP / Matt HartmanU.S.

FAA: Pilots Didn't Tell Air Traffic Control They Needed To Dump Fuel

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam
Getty ImagesU.S.

Virginia Gov. Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Gun Rights Rally

President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He
Getty ImagesPolitics

U.S. And China Sign Preliminary Trade Deal

Construction of the U.S. border wall
Getty ImagesPolitics

Pentagon Is Ready To Provide More Financial Support For Border Wall

People at voting booths
Getty ImagesU.S.

Wisconsin Appeals Court Blocks Order To Purge Voters From Rolls

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani
Getty ImagesWorld

Iran Says It's Made Arrests Over The Downing Of Ukrainian Jet

A view of the Pensacola Naval Air Station
Getty ImagesU.S.

U.S. Expected To Expel Saudi Servicemen In Wake Of Pensacola Shooting

People look at the Taal volcano
Getty ImagesWorld

Evacuations Underway As Philippines Volcano Starts Spewing Lava

A woman looks at a list of available jobs
Getty ImagesBusiness

December Marked A Decade Of Job Gains In The U.S.

The Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York where Jeffrey Epstein was being held
Getty ImagesU.S.

Video From Jeffrey Epstein's First Suicide Attempt Was Deleted

An image of Boeing's 737 Max

Internal Boeing Documents Show Efforts To Deceive 737 Max Regulators

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex
Getty ImagesEntertainment

How 'Financially Independent' Will Harry And Meghan Really Get?

Iranian and Ukrainian experts jointly investigate Ukrainian plane crash
Iranian Civil Aviation OrganizationWorld

Iran Says Ukrainian Plane Was On Fire Before It Crashed

Construction crew members build a border barrier
Getty ImagesPolitics

Appeals Court Says Military Funds Can Be Used For A Border Wall

A screengrab from Carlos Ghosn's press conference on Wednesday

Carlos Ghosn Criticizes Japanese Criminal Justice System

A young girl receives a measles vaccine
World Health OrganizationWorld

Measles Death Toll Surpasses 6,000 In Democratic Republic Of Congo

A screengrab from video taken at the scene of the Ukrainian International Airlines plane crash

Ukrainian Plane Crashes In Iran, Killing All 176 On Board

U.S. troops in Iraq
Getty ImagesU.S.

Pentagon Has No Plan To Remove Troops From Iraq

A firetruck in New South Wales
Getty ImagesWorld

Police Arrest Dozens In Australia For Deliberately Setting Fires

Migrants detained by U.S. border agents
Getty ImagesPolitics

Border Agents Are Now Collecting DNA From Some Detained Migrants

Harvey Weinstein leaving New York courtroom
Getty ImagesU.S.

Harvey Weinstein Charged In L.A. As Trial Begins In New York

U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass
Getty ImagesPolitics

U.S. Ambassador To Afghanistan John Bass Steps Down

A promotional image for the 2020 film adaptation of "In the Heights"
Warner Bros. / "In the Heights"Entertainment

The Movie Musical Is Once Again Taking Center Stage In Hollywood

Awkwafina at the 2020 Golden Globes
Getty ImagesEntertainment

Awkwafina Makes History At The Golden Globes

Promotional posters for "Avengers: Endgame," "The Lion King" and "Frozen II"
Walt Disney StudiosEntertainment

Disney Earned More Than $11B At The Global Box Office In 2019

Fire burns in Victoria, Australia
Getty ImagesWorld

Australia Fires: Victoria Declares A State Of Disaster

Qasem Soleimani
Islamic Republic News AgencyWorld

Iran Vows To Retaliate After U.S. Kills Top Military Leader