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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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Larger Than Life 'Falstaff' Takes Center Stage At San Diego Opera

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William Shakespeare's character of Sir John Falstaff had a larger than life presence in the "Henry IV" historical plays and in the comedy "The Merry Wives of Windsor." Those plays provide the inspiration for Verdi's opera "Falstaff" that San Diego Opera premieres Feb. 18 at the Civic Theatre.

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UCSD Lays Off 21 People From Department of Theater, Dance

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UCSD informed 21 members of the Department of Theater and Dance on Nov. 9 that their jobs would end in January.

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Celebrate Veterans Day With San Diego Opera's 'Soldier Songs'

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San Diego Opera kicks off its new Shiley dētour Series with David T. Little's contemporary "Soldier Songs."

Protests Continue In San Diego: 'I Woke Up ... And I Just Panicked'

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About 200 students protested Donald Trump's election as U.S. president at San Diego State Thursday. Wednesday night hundreds flooded the streets of downtown San Diego to denounce the election outcome.

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.

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