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.

When she’s not in the newsroom, Ritchie volunteers with the Alzheimer’s Association and is a member of the Young Advocates for the Alzheimer’s Association. She wrote about her mother’s dementia in the book, The Moment: Wild, Poignant, Life-Changing Stories from 125 Writers and Artists Famous & Obscure.

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

Title Publication Date
Authorities Take Down Drug Organization With Ties To Sinaloa Cartel March 05, 2015
Arizona Senate Approves Bill Allowing ADOT To Issue REAL ID Licenses March 05, 2015
Phoenix Bike Share Program Expanding March 04, 2015
Tucson Looks To Find Site For Activists Protesting Urban Camping Laws March 04, 2015
ADOT Says No Major Accidents After Monday's Heavy Snow Fall March 03, 2015
Northern Trust Building New Office In Tempe, Promising 1,000 Jobs February 27, 2015
New Ambulance Company To Compete With Rural Metro In Maricopa County February 26, 2015
City Of Phoenix Set To Accept Bids For Historic Carousel Operator February 26, 2015
Phoenix City Council Meets To Discuss FAA Flight Path Changes February 25, 2015
Apple Tax Credits Moving Fast Through Legislature February 25, 2015
NAU Establishes Scholarship To Honor Kayla Mueller February 20, 2015
Progress Being Made On Valley Metro's Light Rail Extension February 20, 2015
Westbound Sky Harbor Road Closed Friday, Saturday February 20, 2015
Arizona Widening More Of Highway Between Phoenix, Las Vegas February 20, 2015
Doctor Says Allergy Season Could Be Severe February 19, 2015
South Mountain To Reopen Friday February 19, 2015
Republican Representatives Oppose Proposed Monument Near Grand Canyon February 19, 2015
Glendale Appoints Temporary City Manager February 19, 2015
Ex-Car Wash Chain Owner To Report To Prison For 1-Year Sentence February 19, 2015
Measles In Arizona Contained — For Now February 18, 2015
Warm, Dry Weather Could Increase Fire Risk February 13, 2015
Tempe Town Lake Beaver Released Into Wild February 13, 2015
Temperatures Predicted To Remain Above Normal February 13, 2015
City of Phoenix Launches Pay-By-Phone Parking App February 12, 2015
Former Republican Lawmaker Rick Renzi Asks To Put Off Prison Sentence February 12, 2015