Katy grew up in Olathe, Kan. and just crossed the border for college. She got two undergraduate degrees from the University of Missouri in journalism and classical humanities and then came back for more. She’s currently a master’s student in convergence journalism, looking to finish up classes in May and start working in the field.
Katy grew up fascinated by science and had big plans to be a doctor. But her first love is writing and she found her true niche as a multimedia storyteller, focusing on science and health. She’s enrolled in science, health and environmental journalism in the spring of 2016, where she’s reporting for Unearthed Magazine.