Kathy Ritchie

Reporter

Kathy Ritchie began her public radio career in 2014, when she joined KJZZ. She regularly covers breaking news, as well as issues affecting people with disabilities and older Americans. Ritchie also contributes stories to WBUR’s Here & Now.

Ritchie has more than 15 years of experience reporting and writing stories for national and regional publications, including Child, SMITH, Arizona Highways and asap, the AP’s multimedia storytelling service, and she loves finding unique ways to tell stories that matter to KJZZ listeners.

Ritchie’s work was also featured 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.”

Before coming home to Arizona in 2009, Ritchie lived in New York City. She got her start at ABC News and FOX News after earning her master’s degree from New York University. Ritchie earned her undergraduate degree from Arizona State University.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
Congressman Ruben Gallego Reacts To State Of The Union Kathy Ritchie Jan. 21, 2015
Educators Say Civics Test Will Add Cost, Burden To Schools Kathy Ritchie Jan. 16, 2015
Affordable Care Act Enrollment Exceed 2014 Numbers Kathy Ritchie Jan. 15, 2015
Mixed Reactions To Arizona High School Civics Bill Kathy Ritchie Jan. 15, 2015
Human Trafficking Task Force Recommends Mandatory Booking For Prostitution Kathy Ritchie Jan. 14, 2015
Police Make Arrest in Cold Case Murders Kathy Ritchie Jan. 14, 2015
Number Of Health Care Providers Offering Child Vaccinations Down Due To Costs Kathy Ritchie Jan. 8, 2015
Phoenix Police Say They're Ready For Super Bowl Kathy Ritchie Jan. 7, 2015
Navajo Nation To Hold Special Election Next Summer Kathy Ritchie Jan. 1, 2015
NYE Shots-Fired Calls Down Kathy Ritchie Jan. 1, 2015
Heavy Snow Falls In Cottonwood And Sedona Kathy Ritchie Jan. 1, 2015
Annual Rainfall Totals In Phoenix Area Normal Kathy Ritchie Jan. 1, 2015
With Low Fuel Prices, Airlines May Pass On Savings To Passengers in 2015 Kathy Ritchie Dec. 31, 2014
AAA Anticipates Low Gas Prices Through 2015 Kathy Ritchie Dec. 31, 2014
ADOT Says Winter Storm Impacting Many Arizona Roads Kathy Ritchie Dec. 31, 2014
Parts Of Valley May See Snow Kathy Ritchie Dec. 31, 2014
SRP Removes Canal's White Amur Fish Ahead Of Dry-Up Kathy Ritchie Dec. 29, 2014
FQ Story Resident Says Long Holiday Weekend Impacted By Sky Harbor Noise Kathy Ritchie Dec. 29, 2014
Freeze Warning For Parts Of Western Arizona Kathy Ritchie Dec. 26, 2014
Expect Street Closures In Parts Of Central Phoenix From Fiesta Bowl Parade Kathy Ritchie Dec. 26, 2014
ADOT To Modernize US 60 Queen Creek Tunnel Kathy Ritchie Dec. 24, 2014
Border Towns Say Shoppers Spend Less This Holiday Kathy Ritchie Dec. 24, 2014
Beef Prices Are On The Rise Kathy Ritchie Dec. 19, 2014
Wrong Way Driver Faces Second Degree Murder Charges Kathy Ritchie Dec. 19, 2014
There's Still Time To Get The Flu Shot Kathy Ritchie Dec. 18, 2014

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