Reuters has employed Kate Masters to cowl U.S. specialty retailers.
She beforehand labored because the state well being and schooling reporter for the Virginia Mercury, an affiliate of States Newsroom.
In 2022, she was awarded Excellent Younger Journalist of the Yr from the Virginia Press Affiliation for her work through the COVID-19 pandemic, together with a sequence of tales documenting Virginia’s lagging vaccine rollout and hoarding of doses by hospitals throughout the state. VPA additionally acknowledged her reporting on struggling state-funded psychological hospitals, a specific ardour of mine.
She even have a powerful background in way of life journalism and received awards for her characteristic writing at The Frederick (Virginia) Information-Put up, the place she labored as a meals critic.
Her writing has appeared in The Hint, the Atlantic, Vice, Girls’s Well being and The Guardian. She is a graduate of the College of Missouri.