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Katherine L.

Jacksonville, FL, USA6 reviews

$75 - $500 / Day

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Top Services

  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    4 reviews
  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist

    1 review
  • Mobile Journalist / Livestreamer

    1 review

Equipment

Video

  • Multiple cameras
  • DSLR or equivalent

Audio

  • External recorder
  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic

Miscellaneous

  • Stabilizer

About Katherine

I am the enterprise reporter covering criminal and social justice issues in Northeast Florida for the Florida Times-Union in Jacksonville, Florida. Please message me for my Signal number (Hablo español!) My inbox is off-the-record. I am a Poynter-Koch Media Follow from June 2021 until May 2022. As a journalist, I love to work with public records and data and get out on-foot in the community. In my free time, I'm usually surfing or out and about with my two dogs. I was a Report for America corps members from 2019 - 2021 in New Mexico as a multimedia reporter and podcast producer/host at the Santa Fe Reporter. At the Santa Fe Reporter, I covered Santa Fe’s Southside — its immigrant and indigenous communities, service industry workers, entrepreneurs and families — through stories that impact their lives. I also covered the business and culture outside of the city’s contemporary downtown core, especially taking into account women, people of color, historical context, access to health care and education. I started my career as a full-time staff journalist at Miami Today News covering the dynamic cities of Coral Gables and Miami Beach as well as international news that affected South Florida, including arts, culture, banking and finance. I have freelanced as a writer, photographer and videographer for numerous publications since college, including USA Today, the Tampa Bay Times, the St. Augustine Record, Happs News, Al-Jazeera Plus, Human Rights Campaign, the Florida Bulldog and Seminole Magazine, long before completing my Bachelor's in Journalism/Media Production. I received a grant while attending Flagler College to work with a partner covering malnutrition and poverty in a Mayan community on the shores of Lago de Atitlan in rural Guatemala. I am a previous grantee for the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting. Tracey Eaton, a long-time investigative journalist and foreign correspondent, and I, traveled to Havana, Cuba in August 2018 to cover the housing crisis. We published multiple multimedia pieces. USA Today and the Tampa Bay Times were the first publications to take the story. I am bilingual, speaking both English and Spanish. I graduated from Flagler College majoring in Journalism/Documentary Production and minoring in International Studies Magnua cum Laude.

Top Projects

  • New Project with Katherine Mellan Lewin

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    Interview with the fiance of the deceased as well as b-roll.

    AJPlus

    Produced for AJPlus on Storyhunter

    July 2018

  • Spencer U FLA - rushes

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    https://www.facebook.com/ajplusenglish/videos/1067705743370932/?hc_location=ufi https://twitter.com/ajplus/status/921443119106727936 https://twitter.com/ajplus/status/921177402482544642 https://twitter.com/ajplus/status/921066919033151489

    AJPlus

    Produced for AJPlus on Storyhunter

    October 2017

  • A woman, mother and poet: Afghan-American woman’s journey to freedom

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Production Company
    • Video Editor - News

    When Shahla Latifi was an 18-year-old pharmacy student living in Kabul, Afghanistan, it was arranged that she would marry a 50-year-old Afghan man living in Jacksonville, Florida. She was excited to leave a violent Afghanistan for a man who seemed kind and promised her she could finish her degree in the United States. Instead, Shahla was locked into a 22 years of mental, emotional, physical and se

  • Justice for Keegan?

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Documentary DP
    • Production Company
    • Video Editor - News

    On July 20, 2017, shortly after midnight, Keegan Von Roberts, a young black man, was shot and killed in front of his house by his white neighbor, Michael Centanni. Centanni was never charged, protected under the self-defense argument. The case is complicated and controversial – here’s a deeper look.

  • Flagler Athlete Spotlight: Rostand Essomba

    • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist

    When Rostand Ndong Essomba’s sister passed away unexpectedly, he was 14 years old. Little did he know that turning his focus to basketball would lead him on a wild journey from his home country of Cameroon to Stockbridge, Georgia, when he was 17. Once in Georgia, a nightmare became reality for Essomba and numerous other international athletes.

All Services

Pre-Production

  • Production Company

Production Support

  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Field Producer
  • Audio Storyteller
  • On-Air Reporter / Host
  • Commercial DP
  • Documentary DP
  • Mobile Journalist / Livestreamer
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist
  • Reporter / Journalist

Post-Production

  • Sound Mixer
  • Video Editor - Documentary
  • Video Editor - News

Katherine's Clients

  • AJPlus
  • Human Rights Campaign
  • Happs
  • TBWA\Worldwide - Backslash

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