Kathy Ritchie joined the KJZZ newsroom in 2014 as a reporter. With more than 10 years of experience reporting and writing stories for national and regional magazines and websites, including Child, SMITH, Arizona Highways and asap, the AP’s multimedia storytelling service, Ritchie is returning to her broadcasting roots.

Before becoming a writer, Ritchie got her start at ABC News and FOX News in New York City.

Ritchie wrote about her mother’s dementia in the book, The Moment: Wild, Poignant, Life-Changing Stories from 125 Writers and Artists Famous & Obscure. She also chronicled her experience as a caregiver in a blog called My Demented Mom.

She is a graduate of Arizona State University and New York University.

Title Author Publication Date
Phoenix Zoo To Reopen Saturday After Monsoon Storm Cleanup Associated Press August 04, 2017
Arizona Transportation Board To Award Grant For System To Stop Wrong-Way Drivers Kathy Ritchie July 28, 2017
AzHHA Gets $1M Grant To Educate Providers On End-Of-Life Care Kathy Ritchie July 27, 2017
Older Adults Who Volunteer See Improvements In Health, Experience Less Isolation Kathy Ritchie July 24, 2017
Voter Registration On The Rise In Arizona Kathy Ritchie July 22, 2017
Phoenix Meeting To Discuss Proposed Bike Lanes On 15th Ave. Kathy Ritchie July 21, 2017
Yuma Firefighters Head To California To Help With Detwiler Fire Kathy Ritchie July 20, 2017
Arizona Health Officials Urging Vaccination As Kids Head Back To School Kathy Ritchie July 19, 2017
Aging Assistance Organizations Gather For LGBT Elder Training Kathy Ritchie July 14, 2017
Author Offers Coping Techniques For Caregivers Of Adults Kathy Ritchie July 14, 2017
Intergenerational Program Brings Together Young And Old In Surprise Kathy Ritchie July 13, 2017
A Spike In Flu Cases And Health Agency Doesn't Know Why Kathy Ritchie July 07, 2017
Prescott Valley Man Accused Of Flying Drone Over Goodwin Fire Pleads Not Guilty Kathy Ritchie July 07, 2017
Rain Forecast For Phoenix Area Later This Week Kathy Ritchie July 06, 2017
Arizona Disability Groups Urge Sen. Flake To Oppose Health Care Bill Kathy Ritchie July 05, 2017
Phoenix Parks And Rec To Close Desert Parks For 4th Of July Kathy Ritchie July 03, 2017
Transgender Elders Excluded From National Survey Kathy Ritchie July 03, 2017
As Trump Panel Seeks Voter Data, Arizona Has A Lot Of Information Kathy Ritchie July 01, 2017
Prescott Officials: Events This Weekend To Go As Planned Kathy Ritchie June 29, 2017
Extreme Weather: Phoenix And Minneapolis Understand The Struggle Kathy Ritchie June 26, 2017
Survey: Female Caregivers Torn Between Work, Family Obligations Kathy Ritchie June 23, 2017
AARP: Arizona Ranks 26th In Long-Term Care For Older Residents Kathy Ritchie June 22, 2017
Senior Olympians Compete For Gold Kathy Ritchie June 22, 2017
Hundreds Of Wildfires Burn Across Arizona; Most Are Human Caused Kathy Ritchie June 21, 2017
Committee: Military Caregivers Of Pre- And Post-9/11 Veterans Need More Support Kathy Ritchie June 19, 2017