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
Tails of Boeing 737 MAX planes
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FAA Chief Tests Boeing 737 Max Software Updates In Flight Simulator

Climate activists march on Friday
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Global Climate Strike Kicks Off In Australia, Thailand And New Zealand

U.S. Capitol
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Report: Whistleblower Complaint About Pres. Trump Involves Ukraine

Workers construct part of a barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border
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Interior Dept. Transferring Public Land For Border Wall Construction

A person shops for a handgun
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New Zealand Parliament Introduces Another Gun Control Bill

The U.S. Treasury Department
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The U.S. Budget Deficit Surpasses $1 Trillion Mark

People embrace near a memorial for the victims of the California boat fire
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Coast Guard Issues Lithium-Ion Battery Warning After Deadly Boat Fire

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
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Trump Is Reportedly Considering Tapping Pompeo To Replace Bolton

Colin Jost and Michael Che speak onstage at the 70th Emmy Awards
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What's Holding Broadcast Networks Back From Earning Emmy Nominations?

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Survey Finds Many Americans Want The U.S. To Engage In Global Affairs

A container ship sits docked in Oakland, California
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China Lifts Tariffs On A Short List Of U.S. Goods

Slums are viewed in the capital city of Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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Honduras Is Not Planning To Sign 'Safe Third Country' Deal With U.S.

The Houses of Parliament and Big Ben
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Parliament Suspension Starts After Johnson's Election Bid Fails

British Airways planes
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British Airways Cancels Almost All Flights Over Pilot Strike

Hong Kong protesters carry American flags on their way to the U.S. consulate
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Hong Kong Once Again Warns Against Foreign Interference In Protests

A U.S. Air Force jet
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The Air Force Is Reviewing International Layover Guidelines For Crews

A woman looks at hiring notices
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Job Gains Continue To Fall Short Of Expectations In August

Former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe
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Zimbabwe's Former President Robert Mugabe Dies At 95

"Crazy Rich Asians" screenwriter Adele Lim
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'Crazy Rich Asians' Sequel Loses Screenwriter Over Pay Disparity

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam
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Hong Kong Leader Says China Supports Withdrawing The Extradition Bill

A worker in an Iranian nuclear plant
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Iran To Abandon Another Commitment Under Nuclear Deal

Google sign
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Google To Pay $170M To Settle YouTube Child Privacy Violations

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam
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Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam Fully Withdraws Extradition Bill

Two people openly carry guns
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Kroger Tells Customers To Not Openly Carry Guns In Its Stores

Trees bend as Hurricane Irma slams into Florida
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Here's What A Hurricane's Category Signifies

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam
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Carrie Lam Says She's Never Tried To Resign As Hong Kong's Leader

Samsung's Lee Jae-Yong
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South Korean Court Orders Retrial For Samsung Heir

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong
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Hong Kong Police Arrest Several Pro-Democracy Leaders

New York Police Department officers
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NYPD Union Calls For Mayor Bill De Blasio To Be Removed From Office

A Chinese military vehicle seen in Hong Kong
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Chinese Military Rotates Troops Into Hong Kong Garrison