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
Wrong-Way Driver Faces Second-Degree Murder Charges December 19, 2014
It's Still A Good Idea To Get The Flu Shot December 18, 2014
Arizona 17th In Anti-Smoking Efforts For Kids December 12, 2014
Small Business Owners Strained by Light Rail Construction December 11, 2014
Airport Sky Train Extends Service To Terminal 3 December 08, 2014
50 Percent Of People Who Go To St. Mary’s Food Bank Are Underemployed November 26, 2014
St. Vincent de Paul Brings Home-Cooked Meals To Those In Need Year Round November 25, 2014
Arizona Game And Fish Stocking Lakes And Ponds With Rainbow Trout November 24, 2014
Tempe Looks To Become 'Dementia Friendly' City November 24, 2014
Tempe Is Only Valley City To Offer Smart911 Service November 13, 2014
Unmanned Drone Spotted Near Sky Harbor Airport November 13, 2014
Wanted: A Few Good Applicants To Join The Governor-Elect's Administration November 13, 2014
Heavy Construction On US 89 Continues November 12, 2014
St. Mary's Food Bank Needs Volunteers November 12, 2014
Effort Underway To Recall Diane Douglas November 12, 2014
Mesa Recycles Cooking Oil Year Round November 10, 2014
A Brief History Of Mudslinging November 05, 2014
Valley Residents Encouraged To Recycle Election Campaign Signs October 31, 2014
Mosquito That Can Carry Dengue Disease Found in Southern Arizona October 30, 2014
Number Of Returned Early Ballots Still Low October 29, 2014
Early Ballots Due October 30 October 24, 2014
Arizona Sees First Confirmed Case Of Enterovirus D68 October 23, 2014
Arizona Game And Fish To Improve Habitats Of Two Native Species October 22, 2014
Mesa Police Department Educating Officers On Signs Of Alzheimer's October 20, 2014
Residents React To Meeting With FAA October 17, 2014