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
New International Symbol Of Access Approved By City Of Phoenix January 26, 2015
City of Phoenix Says FAA Could Create New Flight Path To Curb Noise January 23, 2015
Goldwater Statue To Be Installed In Nation's Capital January 23, 2015
Maricopa County Woman Contracted Measles From Disneyland Visit January 22, 2015
Helicopters To Measure Radiation In Parts Of The Valley January 21, 2015
University of Arizona Hospital To Get New Name January 21, 2015
Congressman Ruben Gallego Reacts To State Of The Union January 21, 2015
Educators Say Civics Test Will Add Cost, Burden To Schools January 16, 2015
Affordable Care Act Enrollment Exceed 2014 Numbers January 15, 2015
Mixed Reactions To Arizona High School Civics Bill January 15, 2015
Phoenix Human Trafficking Task Force Recommends Mandatory Booking For Prostitution January 14, 2015
Police Make Arrest In Cold Case Murders From 1990s January 14, 2015
Number Of Health Care Providers Offering Child Vaccinations Down Due To Costs January 08, 2015
Phoenix Police Say They're Ready For Super Bowl January 07, 2015
Navajo Nation To Hold Special Election Next Summer January 01, 2015
New Year's Eve Shots-Fired Calls Down January 01, 2015
Heavy Snow Falls In Cottonwood And Sedona January 01, 2015
Annual Rainfall Totals In Phoenix Area Normal January 01, 2015
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AAA Anticipates Low Gas Prices Through 2015 December 31, 2014
ADOT Says Winter Storm Impacting Many Arizona Roads December 31, 2014
Parts Of The Valley May See Snow December 31, 2014
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FQ Story Resident Says Long Holiday Weekend Impacted By Sky Harbor Noise December 29, 2014
Freeze Warning In Effect For Parts Of Western Arizona December 26, 2014