Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Play

The American Rescue Plan could provide essential training to boost jobs in construction, and we explore a trauma-informed approach to preventing marijuana use in teens.

Play

Pfizer says its vaccine is safe for children ages 5 to 11, travel restrictions soon will ease for vaccinated international visitors to the U.S., and a Texas doctor who performed an abortion under new restrictions is sued.

Play

Lawsuits stall debt relief for America's Black farmers; Idaho hospitals using "critical care" protocols; grant money boosts rural towns in Utah and more conservation acreage could protect the iconic sage grouse.

Katherine Davis-Young

Katherine Davis-Young is a multimedia journalist based in Phoenix, Arizona. She has produced work for New England Public Radio, NPR, Southern California Public Radio, Reuters, Atlas Obscura, Religion News Service, Phoenix New Times, LA Weekly, and others, in addition to Public News Service. Davis-Young graduated from the USC Annenberg School of Journalism with an M.A. in Journalism. At USC she was the recipient of the competitive Annenberg Fellowship, the Hal Fishman Memorial Scholarship for journalism students from the Radio and Television News Association of Southern California, and the regional Mark of Excellence Award for radio news reporting from the Society of Professional Journalists.


Languages Spoken: Spanish, Hindi

Topic Expertise: Environment, social justice, arts

Local Expertise: Arizona, Nevada

Location: Phoenix, AZ

CONTACT

Latest Work

Report: Medicaid Expansion Could Save Hundreds of Utah Lives

SALT LAKE CITY - Utah voters will decide next week whether to expand Medicaid access to more low-income people in the state. A new report …

Report: Koch-Funded Center at USU Lacks Oversight

LOGAN, Utah – A new research center at Utah State University continues to draw criticism over its connection to the politically influential …


Arizona Poverty Rate Remains Among Nation's Highest

PHOENIX – Poverty in Arizona has declined slightly, but the rate of residents living in poverty in the state is still among the highest …

Health Care, Pre-Existing Conditions Very Important to Voters

PHOENIX – As midterm elections approach, health care is proving to be a major issue on the minds of voters in Arizona and around the country…


In NV Politics, Public Lands Underscore Everything

CARSON CITY, Nev. - More than 80 percent of land in Nevada is federally owned, the greatest portion of any state. So, Nevada candidates in the …

Election Day: More Polling Places on Nevada Tribal Lands

RENO, Nev. – During the 2016 election, two Nevada Native American tribes – the Pyramid Lake Paiute and the Walker River Paiute – …


Groups Sue Over Texas Border Wall Plans

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – A coalition is suing the Trump administration over this month's decision to waive environmental and other laws to move …

Events Promote Health Care for Utah's Latino Communities

SALT LAKE CITY - Cities in Utah and nationwide this month are promoting health care in Latin American communities. The American health-care …


Election Day Registration is the New Rule; Is Utah Prepared?

SALT LAKE CITY – This year's election in November will be the first in which all of Utah's 29 counties offer Election Day registration at the po…

Using Data to Improve Lives of AZ Children

PHOENIX – To improve education and literacy in Arizona, it's important to first understand challenges different communities face. So …


Phone: 303.448.9105 Toll Free: 888.891.9416 Fax: 208.247.1830 Your trusted member and audience-supported news source since 1996 Copyright 2021