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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

Balboa Park Pool Closed Months Longer Than Expected

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The Bud Kearns Pool in Balboa Park was originally supposed to be closed from February until the end of April for repairs. Four months later, it’s still closed.

San Salvador Replica Christened Following 4 Years Of Construction

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The original San Salvador came to San Diego as the leader of three ships, when Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo was looking for new trade routes from Mexico to Asia and Europe.

San Salvador Replica Floats To South Bay Shipyard

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San Diego Maritime Museum workers and volunteers have been working since 2011 to build the replica of the 500-year-old Spanish galleon ship that will make its formal debut in September.

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Globe's 'Twelfth Night:' The Bard, Caitlyn Jenner And Gender Fluidity

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What do Caitlyn Jenner and William Shakespeare have in common? Quite a bit, according to The Old Globe’s artistic director. Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” (running through July 26) takes on gender issues in a surprisingly resonant manner amidst the current media buzz of Bruce Jenner making the transition to Caitlyn Jenner.

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'Bright Star' Heads To Broadway

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"Bright Star," a musical created by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, is on its way to Broadway after premiering in San Diego. The play was developed and had its world premiere at the Old Globe Theatre last year.

San Diego Fast Food Workers Rally In 'Fight For 15'

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A group of fast food workers gathered in front of a Tierrasanta McDonald's asking for a higher minimum wage.

Replica San Salvador Ship Nears Completion

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Four years into the monumental task, reconstruction of the San Salvador is almost complete. The 200-ton Spanish Galleon brought the first European, Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, to San Diego Bay nearly 500 years ago. Now, despite delays, it's expected to launch by the end of May.

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San Diego Opera Stages A New Mariachi Opera

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Once again San Diego Opera challenges preconceived notions about what opera is and expands the horizons about what it can be with the new mariachi opera "El Pasado Nunca se Termina" that has two performances this Saturday at the Civic Theater.

Remembering The Oklahoma City Bombing 20 Years Later

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Sunday marks the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing. A memorial now stands where Timothy McVeigh's truck bomb exploded, killing 168 people.

Slab City's East Jesus Not Waiting For Bulldozers To Arrive

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An artists' collective in Slab City called East Jesus is fighting to keep its land — and the art its residents have created. The collective and Slab City are on state-owned land in Imperial County.

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