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Katie Kim

Katie Kim is an award-winning investigative reporter at WMAQ-TV. She joined the team in 2014 as a general assignment reporter.

Before moving to Chicago, Katie spent four years in the Land of Enchantment, better known as Albuquerque, NM. She was an Emmy-nominated investigative reporter for the CBS-affiliate, KRQE-TV. There, she covered city and state politics, highlighted government waste and focused on data-driven reporting.

The move to the Windy City is a return to the Midwest for Katie. She started her career as a multi-media journalist at the NBC-affiliate, WILX-TV, in Lansing, MI.

Katie graduated from the University of Southern California with degrees in broadcast journalism and art history. She was born in Koreatown in Los Angeles.

Current Job Title

Investigative Reporter


NBC Chicago

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Chicago, Illinois, United States

Year Graduated


Degree / Major

Broadcast Journalism

Previous Jobs:

Investigative Reporter, KRQE (CBS), Albuquerque, NM
Multi-Media Journalist, WILX (NBC), Lansing, MI

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