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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
The Diamond Princess cruise ship
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2 Cruise Passengers Infected With The Coronavirus Have Died

Authorities investigate the scene of a shooting in Hanau, Germany
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9 Killed In German Hookah Bar Shootings

The Diamond Princess cruise ship docked in Japan
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Quarantine Ends For Those Still Aboard Cruise Ship In Japan

Attorney General William Barr
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DOJ Says Attorney General William Barr Is Not Thinking About Resigning

The U.S. Department of Justice building
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Judges To Hold Meeting After DOJ's Intervention In Roger Stone Case

A Boy Scout
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Boy Scouts Of America Files For Bankruptcy Protection

Woman checks her child for fever
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Separating Fact From Fiction About The Coronavirus Outbreak

American passengers are driven to planes waiting to take them back to the U.S.
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14 Americans Evacuated From Cruise Ship Test Positive For Coronavirus

The Westerdam cruise ship docked in Cambodia
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Passenger Let Off Cruise Ship In Cambodia Diagnosed With Coronavirus

Crews construction a portion of the border wall
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Trump Extends National Emergency Declaration For U.S.-Mexico Border

A Chinese man has his temperature checked amid a coronavirus outbreak
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Coronavirus Cases Skyrocket After Changes In Diagnostic Methods

Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Troy Price
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Chair Of The Iowa Democratic Party Resigns After Caucus Debacle

The Diamond Princess cruise ship sailing into a Japanese port
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Coronavirus Cases On Quarantined Cruise Ship Jump To 174

Former U.S. attorney Jessie Liu
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Trump Reportedly Pulls Nomination For Top Treasury Role

A view of the audience at the 92nd Academy Awards
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The Oscars Aren't Alone: Viewership Is Down Across Many Award Shows

A man wears a protective mask on February 10, 2020 in Wuhan, China
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Death Toll From The Coronavirus Climbs Above 1,000

Greater Union Baptist Church
Louisiana Office of State Fire MarshalU.S.

Louisiana Man Pleads Guilty To Setting Fires At Black Churches

The Diamond Princess cruise ship docked in a Japanese port
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Japan Might Screen Everyone On Board Quarantined Cruise Ship

A delivery man uses his phone in the empty streets of Central Business District on February 10, 2020 in Beijing, China.
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Coronavirus Cases Continue To Rise As Extended Lunar New Year Ends

A woman receives a flu shot
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Surgeon General: Flu Is Bigger Risk To Americans Than Coronavirus

A photo of Johnson's Baby Powder
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Johnson & Johnson Ordered To Pay $750M In Baby Powder Case

Diamond Princess cruise ship
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More Than 60 People Test Positive For Coronavirus On Cruise Ship

Chinese flags
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China To Cut Tariffs In Half On $75 Billion Worth Of U.S. Goods

Kirk Douglas
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Hollywood Actor And Icon Kirk Douglas Has Died At 103

Construction is underway as new hospitals are built to tackle the coronavirus
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Second New Coronavirus Hospital To Soon Open In Wuhan

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
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Pompeo Says Pulling Press Credentials Sends A 'Perfect Message'

A woman in Hong Kong wears a mask
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Chinese President Promises Tougher Response To Coronavirus

An airplane
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U.S. Tells Citizens Not To Travel To China Because Of Coronavirus

Larry Nassar
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USA Gymnastics Offers $215 Million To Larry Nassar Survivors

Cardinal Philippe Barbarin
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French Court Overturns Cardinal's Conviction In Sex Abuse Case