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
President Donald Trump answers questions from reporters outside the White House
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Trump Threatens Guatemala After It Halts 'Safe Third-Country' Deal

A file image of ICE agents detaining criminal aliens and immigration fugitives in 2018
U.S. Immigration and Customs EnforcementPolitics

ICE Arrests Just 35 Migrants During Recent Immigration Raids

British lawmaker Boris Johnson
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Less Than 1% Of Voters Chose Boris Johnson As U.K.'s Next Leader

A person holds a handgun
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New Zealand Announces Second Round Of Gun Control Reforms

Police fire tear gas on protesters in Hong Kong Sunday
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Dozens Injured After Mob Attacks Hong Kong Protesters

The moon is pictured as the International Space Station orbits above the ocean

On Apollo 11's 50th Anniversary, NASA Looks Towards The Future

The restored Apollo Mission Control Room at the Johnson Space Center

Restored Apollo Mission Control Center Takes Visitors Back In Time

John Paul Stevens
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Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens Died At 99

President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un
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North Korea Threatens To Resume Nuclear Testing

A Customs and Border Protection patch
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CBP Investigating Employee Participation In Secret Facebook Group

A U.S. soldier aboard an M1A2 Abram Tank
U.S. ArmyWorld

China Accuses U.S. Of Violating Law Over Arms Sale To Taiwan

Two women test out Huawei phones
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U.S. To Reportedly Allow Sales To Huawei In 2 To 4 Weeks

Central American migrants head toward the U.S.
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Guatemalan Court Blocks Signing Of 'Safe Third-Country' Agreement

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta
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Labor Secretary Acosta Resigns Amid Controversy Over Epstein Plea Deal

A California firefighter battles the 2018 Camp Fire
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California Lawmakers Approve Multibillion-Dollar Wildfire Fund

Robert Kelly, better known as R. Kelly
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R. Kelly Arrested On Federal Sex Crime Charges

A look at one of the bedrooms at HHS's Carrizo Springs facility
U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesPolitics

Trump Administration Opens New Facility For Unaccompanied Migrant Kids

Robert Mueller
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Justice Department Tries To Prevent Mueller Associates From Testifying

A doctor speaks with a patient
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California To Pay For Some Undocumented Immigrants' Health Benefits

Kim Darroch, the U.K. ambassador to the U.S.
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Kim Darroch Resigns As British Ambassador To The U.S.

Obamacare sign
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Federal Appeals Court Hears Oral Arguments In Obamacare Case

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam
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Hong Kong Leader Says Extradition Bill The Sparked Protests 'Is Dead'

Deutsche Bank
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Deutsche Bank Starts Layoffs In New Restructuring Process

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan
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DHS Says Number Of Migrant Kids In CBP Custody Has Decreased

A woman fills out a test questionaire
U.S. Census BureauPolitics

Justice Department Changing Its Legal Team On The 2020 Census Case

Taylor Swift performing
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What Scooter Braun's Acquisition Of Taylor Swift's Back Catalog Means

Huawei logo
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Commerce Department Tells Staff To Still Treat Huawei As Blacklisted

President Trump shows the media a bill for border funding legislation
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President Trump Signs $4.6B Border Aid Bill

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner
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House Panel Expands Investigation Into White House Personal Email Use

Protesters use a makeshift battering ram to break into the Legislative Council building
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HK Chief Executive Carrie Lam 'Strongly Condemns' Violent Protests