When a white police officer in Minneapolis handcuffed an African-American suspect, pushed him face-first onto the pavement, and kneeled on his neck until he died, people worldwide swarmed cities to express their outrage. The peaceful protests descended into violence, vandalism and looting. The next morning, concerned citizens started cleaning up the damage, but day-after-day, the cycle was repeated. I am a TV reporter and anchor in New York. This is a candid look at what I witnessed firsthand.
This blog began in 2010 as part of the publisher’s promotional materials for my travel book, The Single Girl’s Guide to Meeting European Men. The book rose to #1 on Amazon’s Best-Sellers List within two weeks of publication, and is still selling. The blog has been expanded to cover my other pursuits.
Because I am an anchor and reporter, my business is considered an essential service, even during a pandemic. I am in New York, which is quickly becoming the epicenter of the virus. State government has placed several restrictions on residents in an attempt to slow down the spread of this disease. I have received so many questions about what it is like to do my job under these conditions that I’ve created this Day in the Life Video about it. If there is anything you would like to see covered on the local Western New York news at this trying time, please feel free to reach out to me with your questions.
The historic Shea’s Performing Arts Center has long been a destination for patrons of the arts, who come to see established plays and new productions being groomed for Broadway debuts. Now, I get to show viewers what it takes to put on these productions, events, and projects. Here’s a look at an exclusive story in my news series, Curtain Up With Katherine. This one focuses on Shea’s community outreach program, which teaches young children about the arts and important lessons in life.
The news never takes a break! Whether you’re enjoying the holidays surrounded by family and friends, or you’re at the office with co-workers, I hope you can join me in finding this year’s season one of the best!
The chance purchase of a Sim card unexpectedly led an Amsterdam woman to become a cherished, life-long member of an all-male Bills’ fan club.