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Katie Schoolov

Contributor through November 2018

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Katie Schoolov served as a video journalist for KPBS. She shot and edited in-depth features for television, radio, and the web, and reported on stories when time allowed. 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 by Katie Schoolov

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Mama's Kitchen Sells 4,000 Pies To Feed The Critically Ill

Nov. 21
By Katie Schoolov

One local charity sells 4,000 pies before Thanksgiving, hoping to raise $140,000 for those in need.

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Behind The Scenes Of San Diego Opera's 'The Marriage Of Figaro'

Oct. 19
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro is a comic opera with some serious overtones. It has also inspired both revolution and Bugs Bunny.

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Alfred Olango's Family To Hold Candlelight Vigil Two Years After Fatal El Cajon Shooting

Sept. 26
By Katie Schoolov

One day before the two-year anniversary of the shooting death of Alfred Olango, family members and activists gathered Wednesday to renew a call to action.

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InnerMission's 'Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again.' Aims To Challenge Audiences

Sept. 6
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

If you want to sit passively in a theater and watch a play then InnerMission’s new production of "Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again." is not for you.

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Oldest Known SDSU Alum Receives Diploma At 105

Aug. 16
By Katie Schoolov

Almost nine decades after San Diego State opened its current campus, one of the first students to set foot there finally got his diploma Thursday. Bill Vogt is 105 years old. He graduated in 1935.

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Literacy Camp Brings Books And Animals To City Heights Kids

Aug. 10
By Katie Schoolov

City Heights children met some new furry and scaly friends at the Weingart Library Friday, in a program designed to keep kids interested in reading during summer vacation.

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State Allocates Half A Million Dollars To Monitor Air Quality In San Ysidro

Aug. 3
By City News Service, Katie Schoolov

Sen. Ben Hueso, D-San Diego, Friday addressed the California Air Resources Board's recent $492,000 donation to Casa Familiar to continue air quality monitoring in San Ysidro.

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Harbor Drive Closed As Comic-Con Begins

July 18
By Katie Schoolov

Harbor Drive is closed to all cars, bikes, scooters and skateboards as 200,000 people are expected to descend upon San Diego for Comic-Con.

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Military Kids Comforted By Rescued Horses In Ramona

June 27
By Katie Schoolov

A group of Hancock Elementary School kids got a special treat at summer camp this year: they spent the day with rescued horses at Blue Apple Ranch in Ramona.

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Graduation Day For Homeless Preschoolers In San Diego

June 20
By Katie Schoolov

About two dozen four- and five-year-olds graduated Wednesday from the Therapeutic Childcare Center at Father Joe's Villages. The majority of the children are homeless.

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