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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
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

Sculptor Meredith Bergmann stands next to her statue honoring three suffragettes after it was unveiled in Central Park
Ted Shaffrey / APU.S.

Women's Suffrage Monuments Highlight Lack Of Statues To Women In U.S.

The women's suffrage parade in 1913
U.S. National ArchivesU.S.

The Road To The 19th Amendment

Members of the Grizzly Firefighters fight the Carmel Fire near Carmel Valley, Calif.
Nic Coury / APU.S.

California Gov. Declares State Of Emergency Over Fires Amid Heat Wave

John Resig, CEO of humor website The Chive
The ChiveU.S.

CEO Writes Hundreds Of Rent Checks For Those In Need

The west face of the United States Capitol Building
Mark Tenally / APPolitics

Senate Goes On Recess As Virus Relief Talks Reach Stalemate

Desks are spaced out in a classroom
Jennifer Sinco Kelleher / APPolitics

Trump Administration To Give 125 Million Face Masks To Schools

a nurse prepares a shot as a study of a possible COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna
Hans Pennink / APPolitics

U.S. Agrees To Buy 100 Million Doses Of Another COVID-19 Vaccine

President Trump briefs the media
Andrew Harnick / APU.S.

Trump Escorted Out Of Briefing Following Shooting Near White House

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai, center, who founded local newspaper Apple Daily, is arrested by police officers

Hong Kong Media Tycoon Arrested Under National Security Law

Icons for the smartphone apps TikTok and WeChat are seen on a smartphone screen
Mark Schiefelbein / APPolitics

Trump Bars U.S. Firms From Doing Business With TikTok's Parent Company

The west face of the United States Capitol Building
Mark Tenally / APPolitics

McConnell Says Senate Will Delay Its Upcoming August Recess

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

Disney Switches Gears, Will Send 'Mulan' To Its Streaming Service