Video Managing Editor, KCTS9/EarthFix
Katie Campbell is the managing editor for video and a producer at KCTS 9, the public television station in Seattle, Washington, as part of EarthFix, an environmental journalism collaboration led by Oregon Public Broadcasting in partnership with six other public media stations in Oregon, Washington and Idaho.
Her journalism experience runs the gamut from newspaper writing and editing to photojournalism, documentary filmmaking and multimedia projects. Prior to joining EarthFix, Katie was an instructor at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication. She also worked as an enterprise reporter at daily newspapers in Minnesota and Florida.
Katie completed her degree in journalism at St. Catherine’s University, and holds a master's degree in narrative journalism from UO.
Katie grew up on a flower farm in southern Minnesota.
Environment | Science | Fish & Wildlife | News | local | Animals | Battle ReadyKCTS9/EarthFix | Dec. 1, 2016 noon | Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington
Military bases are some of the most violent places around. Some are also keepers of rare habitat for imperiled species. From our series Battle Ready: The Military’s Environmental Legacy In The Northwest.
The detection of Puget Sound's first invasive green crab prompts scientists to mount a counter attack. Now a second crab has been discovered about 30 miles away in Padilla Bay.
Teachers | Environment | Education | ParentsKCTS9/EarthFix | Sept. 20, 2016 5:30 p.m. | Seattle
The nation’s first forest kindergarten opened on an island in Puget Sound. A new program is testing whether the outdoor school idea could make early childhood education more accessible and affordable.
Hundreds of American white pelicans have suddenly shown up in Puget Sound after disappearing from more arid places like Eastern Oregon. And that’s set the region’s birders atwitter with questions of what it means.
Despite pledges to responsibly recycle old TVs and other unwanted electronics with toxic materials inside, an investigation tracks e-waste from the U.S. to unregulated scrapyards in Hong Kong.
A mini-documentary about a Seattle non-profit that deploys hidden GPS trackers to find out if pledges are being kept to process hazardous electronics in the U.S. when American consumers take them to be recycled.
Mountain bikes with fat tires hold promise as a winter recreation option as climate change brings on winters that sometimes lack snow for skiers and snowboarders.
More than 43,000 wildfires have burned about 8.2 million acres across the country this year -- and there’s another month of the typical fire season to come.
Two years after Puget Sound divers noticed that starfish were disappearing, scientists have isolated the cause. But the creatures continue to die.
Flora and Fauna | Environment | Health | Food | Fish & Wildlife | Wildlife Detectives: A Special ReportKCTS9/EarthFix | May 26, 2015 7:30 p.m. | OLYMPIA, Wash.
Poachers are illegally harvesting and selling Puget Sound shellfish in back-alley deals. Detectives are on the case, trying to protect natural resources and public health.
Big money and human health are at stake when it comes to Puget Sound's most lucrative clams and the people charged with protecting them.
The Carlton Complex wildfire burned more acres in Okanogan County than any other fire in Washington state history. Ecologists are trying to make forests more resilient now to help prevent these large-scale fires.
A pile of food waste can make rich compost for the garden. But some Northwest companies are going beyond composting and turning it into energy to power homes, race cars and city buses. Part three in [our series: What A Waste.](http://www.opb.org/news/series/food-waste/ "")
After months of research, scientists have identified the pathogen at the heart of the starfish wasting disease that’s been killing starfish by the millions along the Pacific shores of North America.