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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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Ian Campbell's Last On-Camera Interview

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Ian Campbell's appearance at the premiere of San Diego Opera's "Don Quixote" on Saturday drew boos and heckling. On March 24, he gave what he says will be his last on-camera interview.

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Will 'Don Quixote' Be San Diego Opera's Swan Song?

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The San Diego Opera created a stir when it announced this will be its final season. Meanwhile, there’s still a production of "Don Quixote" that needs to be staged.

San Diego Veterans Get Opportunity To Tell Stories For National Project

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Since 2000, the Library of Congress has been collecting first-hand accounts from American war veterans around the country. Now, a local initiative will help San Diego veterans tell their stories for the project.

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Opera Profile: Tenor Giuseppe Filianoti

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San Diego Opera’s “The Elixir of Love” opened this past weekend. The opera is all about love but the behind the scenes story about its tenor was almost a tragedy.

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San Diego Opera's 'The Elixir Of Love'

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It’s Valentine’s Day, love is in the air, and San Diego Opera has love for sale with Donizetti’s “The Elixir of Love” (opening Saturday at the San Diego Civic Theater) American bass Kevin Burdette tells us all about l’amore.

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Cartoonists At The Opera

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San Diego Opera kicked off its 2014 season with “Pagliacci” (playing Friday and Sunday matinee) and at the dress rehearsal there were cartoonists on hand to sketch the action.

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Behind The Scenes: San Diego Opera's 'Pagliacci'

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San Diego Opera kicks off its 2014 season this weekend with “Pagliacci" (at the Civic Theater) and the story plays out like a classic horror film.

San Diego Sidewalks Getting $1M Assessment

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San Diego's 5,000 miles of sidewalk might be getting a much-needed makeover with the kick off a $1 million project Friday to track bumps, cracks and missing portions around the city.

Replica Of San Diego Explorer's Galleon Taking Shape

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Explore a replica of a 16th-century Spanish galleon being built in San Diego and learn about the original vessel that carried the first European explorer to our shores.

Balboa Park Readies For December Nights, Rain Or Shine

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Crews set up for the estimated 350,000 people expected to show at the 35th annual "December Nights" holiday festival, rain or shine.

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