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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
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee at committee markup of her bill
J. Scott Applewhite / APPolitics

House Committee Advances Bill To Study Slavery And Reparations

FBI Director Chrisopher Wray
Graeme Jennings / APPolitics

U.S. Officials: China Remains Biggest Global Threat

The Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.
J. Scott Applewhite / APPolitics

House Democrats Introduce Bill To Expand Supreme Court

Demonstrators rally outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department
John Minchillo / APU.S.

Biden Administration Vows Reform For Black Americans

Supporters of President Donald Trump climb the west wall of the the U.S. Capitol on in Washington D.C.
Jose Luis Magana / APU.S.

Capitol Police Watchdog Testifying

Warren Buffett
Nati Harnik / APBusiness

Billionaires, Big Businesses Sign Letter Against Voting Restrictions

A man walks by a closed store during the COVID-19 in Chicago.
Nam Y. Huh / APBusiness

Weekly Jobless Claims Decrease

Britain's Prince Harry (right) talks to his grandfather, Prince Philip (left)
Lefteris Pitarakis / APEntertainment

Prince Harry Pays Tribute To Grandfather Prince Philip

Caron Nazario is helped by an EMT after he was sprayed with an agent by Windsor police.
Windsor Police / APU.S.

Traffic Stop Of Army Officer Under Investigation

Migrants are seen in custody at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing area.
Julio Cortez / APPolitics

3 Countries Pledge To Help Reduce Flow Of Migrants To U.S.

A crane lifts the vehicle in crash involving Tiger Woods
Ringo H.W. Chiu / APU.S.

Investigators Say Tiger Woods Was Speeding Right Before Crash

Police patrol on a truck along Hledan road at Kamaryouk township in Yangon, Myanmar

Myanmar Military Cuts Off Country's Broadband Internet

Ernie Weyand, the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Person coordinator for the Justice Department in Montana
Department of Justice / APU.S.

Justice Department To Help Find Missing Native People in Montana

a voter, right, shows her identification to a Harris County election clerk
David J. Phillip / APPolitics

Texas Senate Passes Restrictive Voting Bill

A poll worker talks to a voter before they vote on a paper ballot on Election Day in Atlanta.
Brynn Anderson / APPolitics

Georgia-Based Companies Still Face Boycott Threats

UCLA basketball player Tyger Campbell
Darron Cummings / APSports

Supreme Court Listens To NCAA Athlete Benefit Case

Natalie Keng cooks
Natalie KengU.S.

Atlanta's Asian Americans Reflect On Upbringing, Opportunities

Demonstrators gather to protest racial injustice against Asian Americans
Steven Senne / APU.S.

Attacks Against Asian Americans Gain National Attention

Community members gather for rally against attacks against Asian Americans
Damian Dovarganes / APU.S.

Hate Incidents Renew Discussions About Perceptions Of Asian Americans

A citrus tree covered in ice
Dale MurdenU.S.

Unprecedented Cold Temperatures Latest Challenge For Texas Farmers

Officials from the World Health Organization and China give update on the coronavirus' origins
Ng Han Guan / APSci/Health

W.H.O. Studies Origins Of COVID-19 In China

Actor Christopher Plummer at the 2018 Oscars.
Charles Sykes / Invision / APEntertainment

Oscar-Winning Actor Christopher Plummer Dies At 91

President Joe Biden
Alex Brandon / APPolitics

President Biden Seeks Passing $1.9T Relief Package Without GOP Support

A still of Pringles' 2021 Super Bowl advertisement

For Fatigued Audience, Big Game Advertisements Better Be Super

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