Contributor through March 2013
Having grown up in the San Diego neighborhood of University City, Katie Orr is back in familiar territory as KPBS’ Metro Reporter. She previously worked at WVXU in Cincinnati, Ohio where she served as a reporter and announcer, as well as host of the award winning Cincinnati Edition. She has also reported for WNIN in Evansville, Indiana and for Four Corners Broadcasting in Durango, Colorado.
Katie has been recognized by the Indiana and Ohio chapters of the Society of Professional Journalists for her work as well as by the Hearst Journalism Awards and the Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards.
Katie graduated from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University in 2003.