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 Author Publication Date
CDC Recommends Meningitis B Vaccine, Especially For College Students In Dorms Kathy Ritchie August 28, 2015
Willow Fire Impacts Animals In Havasu National Wildlife Refuge Kathy Ritchie August 28, 2015
Phoenix Working On Safety For Hikers Kathy Ritchie August 27, 2015
Accreditation Body To UA Medical School: Fix Noncompliance Issues Kathy Ritchie August 26, 2015
Hospice Of The Valley's 11th Hour Companions Help Comfort Those In Their Last Days Kathy Ritchie August 25, 2015
ASU Launches Its First Science Massive Open Online Course Kathy Ritchie August 21, 2015
Mesa Light Rail Extension Starts Running Ahead Of Schedule Kathy Ritchie August 21, 2015
Tempe Police Expects Delays As ASU Students Come Back To School Kathy Ritchie August 17, 2015
Tempe To Promote Meatless Mondays, Some School Districts Follow Suit Kathy Ritchie August 14, 2015
Arizona Sends Firefighters To California, Oregon To Fight Wildfires Kathy Ritchie August 11, 2015
Taking A Cue From Pope Francis, Phoenix-Area Priests Use Social Media To Connect With Their Flock Kathy Ritchie August 11, 2015
Tempe Feral Cat Program Working, Vice Mayor Says Kathy Ritchie August 07, 2015
What's Next For Phoenix's Complete Streets Kathy Ritchie August 05, 2015
Tonto National Forest Receives More Funding To Thin Ponderosa Kathy Ritchie August 03, 2015
Light-Rail Work Closes 19th Avenue And Glendale Intersection Kathy Ritchie July 27, 2015
Arizona Anti-Vaccination Doctor Keeps His License Kathy Ritchie July 24, 2015
UPPA Baby Recalls 71,000 Strollers, Seats Kathy Ritchie July 24, 2015
Foliage Disease Affecting Trees In Oak Creek Canyon Kathy Ritchie July 23, 2015
Report: Older Adults Who Stop Driving Are More Prone To Depression Kathy Ritchie July 23, 2015
Coconino County Detention Facility To Use High-Tech Wristbands To Track Inmates Kathy Ritchie July 17, 2015
Chandler Unified School District Students Head Back To School Monday Kathy Ritchie July 17, 2015
Airplane Flying Out Of Sky Harbor Hit With Handheld Laser Kathy Ritchie July 17, 2015
Drivers Cautioned After 2 Elk Killed On I-17 Near Flagstaff Kathy Ritchie July 16, 2015
NASA's New Horizons Reveals Spectacular Images Kathy Ritchie July 16, 2015
FAA Fines SkyWest Airlines More Than $1.2M Kathy Ritchie July 15, 2015