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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
a nurse prepares a shot as a study of a possible COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna
Hans Pennink / APPolitics

U.S. Agrees To Buy 100 Million Doses Of Another COVID-19 Vaccine

President Trump briefs the media
Andrew Harnick / APU.S.

Trump Escorted Out Of Briefing Following Shooting Near White House

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai, center, who founded local newspaper Apple Daily, is arrested by police officers
APWorld

Hong Kong Media Tycoon Arrested Under National Security Law

Icons for the smartphone apps TikTok and WeChat are seen on a smartphone screen
Mark Schiefelbein / APPolitics

Trump Bars U.S. Firms From Doing Business With TikTok's Parent Company

The west face of the United States Capitol Building
Mark Tenally / APPolitics

McConnell Says Senate Will Delay Its Upcoming August Recess

A promotional image for Disney's "Mulan"
Walt Disney Studios / "Mulan"Entertainment

Disney Switches Gears, Will Send 'Mulan' To Its Streaming Service

Healthcare workers test a person at a COVID-19 drive-thru testing site
Carolos Osorio / APSci/Health

Bipartisan Group Of States Team Up To Buy Rapid COVID-19 Tests

A firefighter watches as flames flare at the Apple Fire in Cherry Valley, Calif.
Ringo H.W. Chiu / APU.S.

Officials Say Vehicle Malfunction Sparked The Apple Fire In California

The icon for TikTok
APTech

Microsoft Confirms It's In Talks To Purchase U.S. Arm Of TikTok

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam
Vincent Yu / APWorld

Hong Kong Postpones Upcoming Elections By A Year

An aerial view of the Pentagon
Charles Dharapak / APSci/Health

Pentagon To Help Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg acknowledges the crowd
Patrick Semansky / APPolitics

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Recovering After Non-Surgical Procedure

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
Andrew Harnik / APPolitics

Pelosi Imposes Face Mask Requirement For House Floor

Tourists visit a viewpoint in Pollença, in the Balearic Island of Mallorca, Spain,
Joan Mateu / APWorld

U.K. Stands By Its Quarantine Rule For Travelers From Spain

The Dome of the U.S. Capitol building
Andrew Harnik / APPolitics

Senate Republicans Unveil Their Stimulus Proposal

Vials used by pharmacists to prepare syringes used in a first-stage clinical trial of a COVID-19 vaccine
Ted S. Warren / APSci/Health

Moderna Begins Phase 3 Of Its COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

The west front of the U.S. Capitol is photographed near dusk
Alex Brandon / APPolitics

Senate Republicans Expected To Unveil Stimulus Plan Monday

A promotional image for Disney's "Mulan"
Walt Disney Studios / "Mulan"Entertainment

Movie Studios Shake Up Their Release Schedules Amid Pandemic

Des Moines Public Schools custodian Tracy Harris cleans chairs in a classroom at Brubaker Elementary School
Charlie Neibergall / APU.S.

CDC Supports Getting Students Back Into The Classroom

People wearing face masks to help protect against the spread of the new coronavirus walk outside in Melbourne
AAP Image / James Ross / APSci/Health

Face Mask Rule Takes Effect In Australia's Second-Largest City

View of the U.S. Capitol
Architect of the CapitolPolitics

Senate Republicans Set To Unveil Their Next Stimulus Proposal

The flag of China flies outside the Chinese Consulate General Wednesday, July 22, 2020, in Houston.
David J. Phillip / APPolitics

U.S. Orders China To Close Its Consulate In Houston

The Capitol dome
Architect of the CapitolPolitics

McConnell To Introduce GOP Stimulus Plan This Week

File image of a football
Rick Osentoski / APSports

California High School Fall Sports Delayed Over COVID-19

armed homeowners Mark and Patricia McCloskey, standing in front their house along Portland Place confront protesters
Laurie Skrivan / St. Louis Post-Dispatch / APU.S.

St. Louis Couple Who Pointed Guns At Protesters Have Been Charged

A woman wearing protective face mask in Paris
Francois Mori / APWorld

France Now Requires Face Masks In Indoor Public Spaces

The east face of the United States Capitol Building
Mark Tenally / APPolitics

Discussions For Next Stimulus Bill Starting 'In Earnest' Monday

The cruise ship Rotterdam turns as it prepares to dock at Port Everglades
Wilfredo Lee / APU.S.

CDC Extends No-Sail Order For Cruise Ships Through September

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton waves to delegates at the 2016 Democratic National Convention
Mary Altaffer / APPolitics

U.S. Lawmakers Told Not To Travel To Democratic National Convention

These are some of the 88 American Airlines planes stored at Pittsburgh International Airport
Gene J. Puskar / APBusiness

American Airlines Warns It Could Furlough 25,000 Employees