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Katie Schoolov

Video Journalist

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Katie Schoolov is a video journalist for KPBS. She shoots and edits in-depth features for television, radio, and the web, reporting stories when time allows. 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.

Katie serves on the national board of directors for the National Press Photographers Association. She previously worked as a print and video journalist for a daily newspaper in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she covered ongoing election violence in Zimbabwe and the resulting emigration. She also interned for the Associated Press, producing internationally circulated videos and writing articles from the White House press room.

Katie has won first place awards from the San Diego chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and the San Diego Press Club. She was also a finalist for the Livingston Awards for Young Journalists. She is a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

Recent Stories

San Diego Loses Albie's Beef Inn And Its Nude Portraits

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There's no place like Albie's Beef Inn in San Diego. The old-school steakhouse and piano bar will shut down for good at the end of December after being in operation for more than 50 years.

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Preview: GI Film Festival Provides Context For Films

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San Diego Film Consortium and KPBS, in conjunction with The GI Film Group, are bringing the GI Film Festival to San Diego. It runs Tuesday through Sunday at multiple venues.

Renovation Of San Diego Homeless Veteran Shelter Celebrated

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The completion of a 15-year renovation project for homeless veterans at Veterans Village in the Midway District was celebrated Friday.

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Podcast Episode 33: SDFF Auteur Award Recipient Brit Marling

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The 14th Annual San Diego Film Festival will hand out its tribute awards on Saturday, with Brit Marling receiving its Auteur Award.

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Controversial German Director Leni Riefenstahl Inspires 'Amazons And Their Men'

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Diversionary Theatre has a new artistic director who wants to showcase new works. But "Amazons and Their Men," the first play of the 30th anniversary season, looks to the past to find insights into the future.

San Salvador Replica Debuts At Parade Of Sail

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The 200-ton full-scale replica of the first ship to sail into San Diego Bay in 1542 made its public debut as it voyaged across San Diego Bay Friday under engine power - something that explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo's ship didn't have.

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Checking In On The California Center For The Arts In Escondido

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The California Center for the Arts in Escondido has faced some economic challenges in recent years, but it is now rebounding and about to launch its 2015-16 season.

Balboa Park Pool Closed Months Longer Than Expected

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The Bud Kearns Pool in Balboa Park was originally supposed to be closed from February until the end of April for repairs. Four months later, it’s still closed.

San Salvador Replica Christened Following 4 Years Of Construction

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The original San Salvador came to San Diego as the leader of three ships, when Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo was looking for new trade routes from Mexico to Asia and Europe.

San Salvador Replica Floats To South Bay Shipyard

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San Diego Maritime Museum workers and volunteers have been working since 2011 to build the replica of the 500-year-old Spanish galleon ship that will make its formal debut in September.

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