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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.

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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
APWorld

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

Healthcare workers test a person at a COVID-19 drive-thru testing site
Carolos Osorio / APSci/Health

Bipartisan Group Of States Team Up To Buy Rapid COVID-19 Tests

A firefighter watches as flames flare at the Apple Fire in Cherry Valley, Calif.
Ringo H.W. Chiu / APU.S.

Officials Say Vehicle Malfunction Sparked The Apple Fire In California

The icon for TikTok
APTech

Microsoft Confirms It's In Talks To Purchase U.S. Arm Of TikTok

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam
Vincent Yu / APWorld

Hong Kong Postpones Upcoming Elections By A Year

An aerial view of the Pentagon
Charles Dharapak / APSci/Health

Pentagon To Help Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg acknowledges the crowd
Patrick Semansky / APPolitics

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Recovering After Non-Surgical Procedure

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
Andrew Harnik / APPolitics

Pelosi Imposes Face Mask Requirement For House Floor

Tourists visit a viewpoint in Pollença, in the Balearic Island of Mallorca, Spain,
Joan Mateu / APWorld

U.K. Stands By Its Quarantine Rule For Travelers From Spain

The Dome of the U.S. Capitol building
Andrew Harnik / APPolitics

Senate Republicans Unveil Their Stimulus Proposal

Vials used by pharmacists to prepare syringes used in a first-stage clinical trial of a COVID-19 vaccine
Ted S. Warren / APSci/Health

Moderna Begins Phase 3 Of Its COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

The west front of the U.S. Capitol is photographed near dusk
Alex Brandon / APPolitics

Senate Republicans Expected To Unveil Stimulus Plan Monday