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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

'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.

Terminally Ill San Diego Woman Plans To Take Advantage Of Aid-In-Dying Law

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For most people, death is an unplanned event. But not for San Diegan Eurika Strotto, who plans to take her own life just after California's End of Life Option Act takes effect in June.

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The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare Comes To San Diego

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Without the First Folio, "Macbeth," "Antony and Cleopatra" and other Shakespearean plays might not exist today.

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'Great Scott' Gets West Coast Premiere At San Diego Opera

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Jake Heggie's new work explores what goes into producing an opera, poking fun at the genre with a wink at technical challenges and backstage melodrama.

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San Diego Opera Makes 'Madama Butterfly' Fresh

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Puccini's "Madama Butterfly" is one of the most popular and most often performed operas. San Diego Opera's production promises to bring something new to the classic.

San Diego's Baby Southern White Rhino Could Mean Scientific Breakthrough

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A baby southern white rhino born Saturday at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park may represent success for zoo researchers who have been working for eight years to solve the reproductive problems among the captive-born population.

Padres Face Dodgers In Opening Day Game At Petco Park

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Hundreds of fans gathered at an East Village block party celebrating the opening game.

Mama's Kitchen Delivers 8 Millionth Meal In San Diego County

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For the last quarter century, volunteers for the nonprofit has been bringing meals to people who are too sick to cook on their own.

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Get A Full-Body Workout And Defy Gravity At Tempest Freerunning Academy

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Tired of boring workouts? Then try Tempest Freerunning Academy in Vista for a full body workout that includes parkour, free running and defying gravity.

70 Years After Plane Crash, Pilot Finds Wreckage In San Diego Mountains

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Seventy years ago, the deadliest plane crash at the time happened in the mountains of eastern San Diego County. The wreck was lost for decades, until a Poway man unearthed it last year.

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