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Austin Kim


Austin Kim is a channel producer and host in Chicago. The St. Louis native was a sports reporter at WCIA in Champaign, Illinois, and managed the sports department at KMIZ in Columbia, Missouri, before joining Newsy in 2017. While he focuses on the day's top headlines, he enjoys going through complex stories that intersect social issues and pop culture. Drop Austin a line to say hello or pitch a story idea on Twitter.

  Recent Work
Joe Biden gets sworn in as the 46th President of the United States
Andrew Harnik / Associated PressPolitics

Inauguration Day Bibles Have Their Own Storied Histories

A sign along the interstate tells drivers to stay at home during the pandemic.
Mark J. Terrill / APU.S.

Amid Pandemic Fatigue, A Softer Public Message May Be Needed

A restaurant's seating area is closed off as cities address the COVID-19 pandemic
Damian Dovarganes / APBusiness

Struggling Restaurants Face Long, Slow Recovery

Protesters call for Cleveland's Major League Baseball team to drop the use of Indians from its team name
Tony Dejak / APSports

Native Americans Hope More Teams Follow Cleveland's Lead

College basketball players
Gerry Broome / APSports

COVID Cancels Ivy League Seasons, Postpones More College Football

A person deposits mail in a box outside United States Post Office in Cranberry Township, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020.
Gene J. Puskar / APPolitics

Postal Worker Walks Back Ballot Tampering Claim

An activist speaks to a marijuana plant at a camp outside of the country's Senate building in Mexico City.
Fernando Llano / APWorld

Mexico Close To Legalizing Marijuana

Campaign signs for President Trump, Joe Biden in Wisconsin
Thomas Beaumont / APPolitics

2020 Political Fundraising Is Setting Records, Thanks To Small Donors

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Amazon Invests $100M In Mexico Facilities

AstraZeneca offices and the corporate logo in Cambridge, England.
Alastair Grant / APSci/Health

AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Participant Dies

Nursing assistant hands over a funnel and vial for a COVID-19 saliva test in Wisconsin.
Amber Arnold / Wisconsin State Journal / APSci/Health

4 States See Record Increases In Daily COVID Deaths

Children line up to enter a tent at the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children in Homestead, Fla. in 2019.
Wilfredo Lee / APPolitics

U.S. Trying To Reunite 545 Families Separated At Mexico Border

An official mail-in ballot from Marple Township, Pa
Matt Slocum / Associated PressPolitics

Supreme Court Gives Pennsylvania Extension To Count Ballots

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the Nation Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Associated PressSci/Health

Fauci: Lockdown Not Needed Unless Pandemic Gets "Really, Really Bad"

President Donald Trump
Evan Vucci / Associated PressU.S.

Groups Ask President Trump To Reverse Ban On Diversity Training

Mourners gather outside a French school after a teacher was decapitated
Michel Euler / Associated PressWorld

France Reacts In Shock After Teacher Decapitated Outside School

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

5 in Court Over Michigan Governor Kidnapping Plot

Drug Enforcement Administration officer walks
Danny Johnston / APU.S.

Racial Discrimination Toward Drug Enforcement Administration Trainees

2020 U.S. Census Form
Paul Sancya / APU.S.

Undercount Concerns Mount As End Nears For Census

Dr. Anthony Fauci
Andrew Harnik / APPolitics

Fauci Says Trump Campaign Ad Took Him Out Of Context

President Trump enters the James Brady White House Briefing Room
Andrew Harnik / APPolitics

NYT: Trump Tax Returns Show Personal Debts, Tax Dodging

Pac-12 logo on a football field
Ralph Fresco / APSports

Pac-12 Reverses Course, Will Play Football This Fall

Protesters and police at protests in Louisville, KY
John Minchillo / Associated PressU.S.

24 Arrested in Louisville After Second Night Of Protests

Storm surge from Tropical Storm Beta
Emree Weaver/The Victoria Advocate via APU.S.

Tropical Storm Beta Makes Landfall In Texas

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Associated PressU.S.

World Leaders Pay Tribute To Ruth Bader Ginsburg And Her Legacy

John Mormando beat a 9/11-related cancer as well as COVID-19
John MormandoU.S.

9/11 Workers, Survivors Face New Challenge With COVID-19

New York Giants coaches and players lock arms
Adam Hunger / APSports

Social Justice On Minds Of NFL Players As Season Kicks Off

The Seattle Seahawks hold practice with COVID-19 measures in place
Ted S. Warren / APSports

NFL's COVID-19 Response Highlights Opening Of 2020 Season

AstraZeneca offices in Cambridge, England
Associated PressSci/Health

Late-Stage COVID-19 Vaccine Trial On Hold

A medical worker administers a COVID-19 test
Associated PressSci/Health

Need A Quick COVID-19 Test? Plan On Paying Up