Katie Euphrat is a video journalist for KPBS, shooting and editing video stories for television and the Web. She is a San Diego native and returned to cover her hometown after working as a video journalist for the Pulitzer Prize-winning Las Vegas Sun and its television partner, KSNV.
Katie previously worked as a print and video journalist for a daily newspaper in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she covered the crisis in Zimbabwe. She also interned for the Associated Press, producing internationally circulated videos and writing articles from the White House press room.
Katie has received three Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards and is a finalist for the 2010 Livingston Awards for Young Journalists. She is a graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.
A San Diego musician and Chicano rights activist is being honored locally and nationally, with the naming of a school auditorium in Logan Heights and a prestigious arts fellowship.
A large underwater predator has the attention of San Diego divers. There's been a spike in the number of sevengill shark sightings since January.
A growing number of San Diego homeless families are waiting to get into long-term shelters. During the wait, many families, like the Riddles, stay at the Rescue Mission's emergency shelter.
The debate over Encinitas' Proposition A highlights a divide over how communities should grow in the future.
Hundreds of people flocked to Fort Rosecrans in Point Loma on Monday to remember our nation's fallen service members.
San Diego City Council District 4 candidate Myrtle Cole has strong backing from a big group of political leaders, including Mayor Bob Filner and Congressman Juan Vargas.
The most popular drug for hair loss in men, Propecia, can cause debilitating side effects, including loss of sexual function and depression.
The final months of high school are meant to be a special time for seniors. Rituals like graduation, yearbook and prom mark the passage from one phase of life to the next. But they also bring lots of added costs.
Does the derailment of some of former Mayor Jerry Sanders' accomplishments, including Plaza de Panama, pension reform and a balanced budget, tarnish his mayoral legacy?
Cash fare for transit is becoming a thing of the past. But the San Diego Compass Card still has some transfers to make before it reaches the end station.
San Diegans Allen and Carolyn Fisher have been called the "Ozzie and Harriet of arm wrestling." They’re both world champions and have been married for 28 years. We visit their La Mesa home to learn more about the sport.
This year’s prolific Joshua tree bloom is sending tourists out in droves to see the trees. But the phenomenon could be a sign of the trees’ precarious future.
Hundreds of union supporters marked Cesar Chavez Day by marching in downtown San Diego on Monday. Labor's evolving stance on immigration was on display.
When it comes to the controversial unmanned aircraft known as drones, business is booming. That could mean scores of new jobs for San Diego, but privacy defenders say courting the drone industry could cost us our civil liberties.
While UC San Diego will go smoke free this fall, SDSU's policy is still up in the air.
San Diego City College is undergoing a $500 million expansion, and the second building in the project opened on Friday.
New ownership has San Diego fans excited for the upcoming Padres baseball season. But some fans are worked up for another reason, not being able to watch the Pads on TV.