Katie Campbell is an Emmy award-winning and Edward R. Murrow award-winning filmmaker and journalist. Prior to joining ProPublica, she oversaw video for EarthFix, a public-media environmental reporting partnership, and served as a special correspondent for the national PBS NewsHour.
Her reporting on sea star wasting disease won the 2015 international Kavli Science Journalism Gold Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Her documentary Poaching of Puget Sound won a Northwest Emmy for revealing how lax regulations on the shellfish industry spawned a multimillion-dollar black market. In 2016, her work on the illegal exportation of U.S. electronic waste to Hong Kong was a finalist for the 2016 Online Journalism Award for explanatory reporting. She also lead the multimedia reporting team that won a 2017 Edward R. Murrow award for excellence in innovation for a digital documentary about the military’s environmental legacy in the Pacific Northwest.
Campbell began her career as a reporter at newspapers in Minnesota and Florida. She holds a master’s degree in narrative journalism from the University of Oregon and worked as a multimedia journalism professor at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication.