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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

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Globe's 'The Twenty-Seventh Man' Finds Inspiration In Soviet History

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For the Globe’s new production of "The Twenty-Seventh Man" (running through March 22), playwright Nathan Englander found inspiration in an incident known as the Night of the Murdered Poets that took place under Stalin’s regime.

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Framing 'Don Giovanni' At The San Diego Opera

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San Diego Opera opened "Don Giovanni" over the weekend. Mozart's classic is performed often but this production aims for something both modern and rooted in the 18th century.

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Warning: 'Avenue Q' Contains Full Puppet Nudity

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Coronado Playhouse just extended its run of the musical "Avenue Q" through March 7. But don't be fooled by the cute puppets, this show is not for kids.

2,600 Visitors Climb California Tower Since Reopening

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Balboa Park's California Tower, which has been closed for 80 years, has attracted people from 20 different states since it reopened.

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San Diego Opera's 'La Bohème' Serves Up A Tasty Take On Puccini's Opera

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Food is being served at San Diego Opera’s latest production of "La Bohème" (opening Saturday at the Civic Theatre). But this food is being served on stage.

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Commedia Dell'arte And The Roots Of Slapstick

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Chronos Theatre Group is dedicated to connecting modern audiences with works from around the world and through time. KPBS arts reporter Beth Accomando previews a workshop on commedia dell’arte to find out how a 16th century Italian comedy style connects with people in the new millennium.

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Vista Embraces Craft Beer

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San Diego Beer Week draws to a close this weekend. The ten-day event is designed to showcase craft breweries including those in Vista where beer is booming.

University Heights Street Becomes Halloween Extravaganza

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The half-mile haunt on Maryland Street is one of San Diego's biggest and most family friendly Halloween celebrations. Andy and Paula Cameron and their neighbors have been putting it on for 18 years.

Mountain Men Recreate 1800s Fur Trading Camp North of Julian

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Once a year, a group of self-proclaimed "mountain men" camp out on Mount Laguna to live like authentic fur traders from the 1800s.

New Murals At Mission Valley Mall Celebrate San Diego's Neighborhoods

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Seven bold new murals by artist Michael Makram Nicola adorn the Mission Valley mall, each one celebrating a different San Diego neighborhood and playing a part in cutting down on graffiti.

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