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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

On Final Day To Register, UC San Diego Leads In Voter Sign-Ups

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A student leading the effort says that for the first time UC San Diego is leading other University of California schools in the number of students registered to vote.

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San Diego Opera's 'Cinderella' Is Darker But Still Charming

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If you think of the Disney animated film any time someone mentions "Cinderella" then think again. The new San Diego Opera production of Rossini’s "Cinderella" is darker and more complex but just as charming.

Skyline Celebrates Opening Of New $13 Million Library

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A much larger Skyline Hills Library opened to the public Friday in southeastern San Diego.

Casino Traffic Eases Up In Jamul

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Concerns about persistent and widespread traffic tie-ups around a newly opened East County casino appeared to be unfounded Tuesday on its second day of operations.

A Circus At The Airport: San Diego's Artist Residency Entertains Travelers

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Three years ago, the San Diego International Airport underwent a $1 billion expansion and dedicated $6 million of that to adding artwork as a “calming distraction.” Now, they’ve added another form of artwork: the circus.

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Mike Birbiglia's 'Don't Think Twice' Looks At Improv Comedy

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The comedian's new film serves up a bit of a history lesson about improv and lays out some rules. It begins a two-week run at Landmark's Ken Cinema on Friday.

Podcast Episode 85: Mike Birbiglia On Comedy, Improv And Trust

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Mike Birbiglia's new film "Don't Think Twice" (expanding to more cities on Aug. 12) looks to an improv group experiencing some growing pains.

Makeup Artists Bring Characters To Life At San Diego Comic-Con

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Artists at the Cinema Makeup School booth at San Diego’s Comic-Con give fans a little taste of how they pull characters from comic book pages.

Residents Propose Alternatives To Sharp Rocks On Imperial Avenue

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Back in April, the city of San Diego placed rocks along Imperial Avenue to deter homeless people from setting up camp. Unhappy with the installation, some residents proposed alternative solutions to Mayor Kevin Faulconer.

'Bigoted Messages' Found In SDSU Campus Restroom

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SDSU President Elliot Hirshman sent out an email Tuesday morning in response to "hateful and bigoted messages" found in an Adams Humanities building restroom.

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