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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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Tiki Oasis Goes Beat, Can You Dig It?

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Tiki Oasis boasts that it is the biggest tiki weekender on the planet and will quell your wanderlust and quench your thirst.

Coastal Commission OKs Protections For Seals At Children's Pool In La Jolla

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The California Coastal Commission voted unanimously Thursday to keep people off the beach at the Children's Pool in La Jolla during the harbor seal pupping season.

WWII Veteran Recalls Surviving 1945 Shipwreck, Shark Attacks

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Verlin "Buzz" Fortin was on the USS Indianapolis when it was sunk by Japanese torpedoes, and he has a harrowing tale to tell of sharks, hallucinations and rescue.

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Outdoor Fun at Comic-Con 2014

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Comic-Con's outdoor events help to draw some of the more than 125,000 attendees away from the crowded exhibit hall.

San Diego Group Rallies For Better Treatment Of Border Crossers

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An immigrant-rights group critical of federal border authorities staged what they called a "Border Reality Checkpoint" at the San Ysidro crossing Wednesday.

San Diego Red Cross Names Bill Earley As CEO

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Labor lawyer and civic booster Bill Earley takes over leading the local American Red Cross from former San Diego Councilman Tony Young, who stepped down in March after a little more than a year in the position.

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The Globe's 'Othello' Tackles Race, Gender, And The Mystery Of Iago

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With “Othello” (running through July 27), The Old Globe proves that Shakespeare’s 400-year-old plays are timeless because the themes he dealt with are human and universal.

What's The 511? New San Diego Traffic App Unveiled By SANDAG

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A new app that provides real-time traffic information for commuters on Interstate 15 was released Friday by San Diego's regional planning agency.

San Diego Paraplegic Athlete Fighting To Walk Again

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Therese Riedel was a promising college athlete, but was paralyzed in an accident six years ago. Now she's learning martial arts from her wheelchair — which also gives her a unique perspective on San Diego.

Celebrating Earth Day? In Scripps Ranch, It's Elementary

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Dingeman Elementary School in Scripps Ranch uses Earth Day to get out an environmentally friendly message.

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