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
Returnees from the Hubei Province leave from the West Train Station to board buses in Beijing
Ng Han Guan / APWorld

China Bans Foreign Nationals From Entering Over Outbreak

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson
Alastair Grant / APWorld

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tests Positive For Coronavirus

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters
Alex Brandon / APPolitics

Trump Prepping New Social Distancing Guidelines For Virus

Washington National Cathedral
F Delventhal / CC BY 2.0U.S.

Washington National Cathedral Donates 5,000 Masks To Hospitals

U.S. service members in Iraq
U.S. ArmyU.S.

U.S. Troop Movements Ordered To Halt Over Coronavirus

A man walks through an empty Times Square in New York City
Mark Lennihan / APU.S.

People Leaving New York Urged To Quarantine For 14 Days

Prince Charles
Kirsty Wigglesworth / APEntertainment

Prince Charles Tests Positive For The Coronavirus

The Dome of the US Capitol building
Andrew Harnik / APPolitics

Senate And White House Reach Deal On Third Virus Relief Bill

People wearing face masks walk down a deserted street in Wuhan
Arek Rataj / APWorld

China To Lift Travel Lockdown On Wuhan In April

President Donald Trump
Alex Brandon / APPolitics

Trump Suggests Easing Coronavirus Restrictions To Restart Economy

A woman pauses for photos next to the Olympic rings near the New National Stadium in Tokyo
Jae C. Hong / APSports

IOC Gives Itself 4-Week Deadline To Decide On Tokyo Games

People wearing masks as a precaution against the COVID-19 illness in Hong Kong
Kin Cheung / APWorld

Hong Kong Bans All Nonresidents Over Coronavirus Outbreak

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul
Julio Cortez / APPolitics

Sen. Rand Paul Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo
Eugene Hoshiko / APWorld

Japan To Reopen Schools For New Academic Year In April

Nikki Haley
Jose Luis Magana / APBusiness

Nikki Haley Resigns From Boeing's Board Of Directors

A visitor to the shopping and entertainment complex The Grove walks down a deserted street Wednesday
Chris Pizzello / APU.S.

California Orders All Residents To Stay At Home Amid Outbreak

Jeff Sessions on the campaign trail
Vasha Hunt / APPolitics

Alabama Delays Senate Runoff Race Between Sessions And Tuberville

A man works on a General Motors assembly line
Carlos Osorio / APBusiness

U.S. Automakers Willing To Produce Ventilators At Closed Factories

The U.S. Capitol building
Andrew Harnik / APPolitics

Two Members Of Congress Test Positive For Coronavirus

file photo of a Delta Air Lines passenger jet plane
Charles Krupa / APU.S.

U.S., Canada To Suspend Nonessential Travel Between The Two Countries

Walt Disney World guests watch a show near a statue of Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse in front of the Cinderella Castle
John Raoux / APU.S.

Disney Closes Its Theme Parks Worldwide Over The Coronavirus

Cardinal George Pell leaves the County Court in Melbourne, Australia.
Andy Brownbill / APWorld

Australian Court Delays Ruling On Cardinal George Pell's Appeal

file photo a Delta Air Lines passenger jet plane
Charles Krupa / APPolitics

DHS, President Trump Clarify New Europe Travel Restrictions

Tourists look at the Olympic rings at Tokyo's Odaiba district.
Eugene Hoshiko / APSports

Board Member Says Olympics Could Be Delayed 2 Years Over Coronavirus

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., returns to her office after meeting with fellow Democrats
J. Scott Applewhite / APPolitics

Pelosi Says Democrats Readying Their Own Coronavirus Relief Bill

A Delta Airlines plane flies into Portland International Airport in Portland
Don Ryan / APU.S.

American And Delta Airlines Cut Flights Over Coronavirus Outbreak

Rep. Mark Meadows
J. Scott Applewhite / APSci/Health

Rep. Meadows, Other Lawmakers Interacted With Coronavirus Patient

President Donald Trump speaks in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Monday, March, 9, 2020
Carolyn Kaster / APPolitics

Trump Vows To Provide Relief For U.S. Economy Amid Virus Outbreak

People watch a TV showing a file image of an unspecified North Korea's missile launch
Ahn Young-joon / APWorld

North Korea Fires 3 Short-Range Projectiles Monday

The Grand Princess cruise ship
Noah Berger / APSci/Health

Grand Princess Cruise Ship To Dock Monday In Oakland