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.

Ritchie wrote about her mother’s dementia 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.

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

Title Author Publication Date
Historic Cuban Queen Bordello In Jerome Collapses Kathy Ritchie March 27, 2017
Tohono O'odham Tribal Members Voice Opposition To Border Wall At McCain's Office Kathy Ritchie March 23, 2017
Arizona Senate Considers High Interest Loan, But How Did It Come To Be? Kathy Ritchie March 23, 2017
Disability Groups Oppose Arizona Bill That Creates Cure Period For Businesses Kathy Ritchie March 22, 2017
Should Arizona Require A Boater Education Class? Kathy Ritchie March 20, 2017
Arizona DPS: Increase In Wrong-Way Drivers On Valley Freeways Kathy Ritchie March 16, 2017
Ducey Seeking Public Input On Arizona State Fair Kathy Ritchie March 16, 2017
Arizona Wildflower Season Shaping Up To Be A Good One Kathy Ritchie March 11, 2017
Voting Centers Open For Arizona's District 3 Runoff Election Kathy Ritchie March 11, 2017
Man Who Created The Navajo Nation Seal Dies At 82 Kathy Ritchie March 10, 2017
Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Speed Up CBP Hiring Process Kathy Ritchie March 10, 2017
Jerome Historical Society To Repair Historic Sliding Jail, Add Parking Kathy Ritchie March 09, 2017
Buckeye City Council Selects Next City Manager Kathy Ritchie March 08, 2017
ADOT Begins $62M Project To Widen State Route 260 Kathy Ritchie March 06, 2017
ADA Bill That Calls For Cure Period Advances In Senate Kathy Ritchie March 04, 2017
Drivers Can Still Cross Gilbert Road Despite Being Washed Away Kathy Ritchie March 02, 2017
Time To Vote In ADOT Safety Message Contest Kathy Ritchie March 02, 2017
Arizona Lawmakers Vote On Measures That Would Expand Gun Owner Rights Kathy Ritchie March 01, 2017
Section Of I-10 To Be Closed Through Saturday Kathy Ritchie February 24, 2017
ADOT To Start Resurfacing Busy Stretch Of I-17 In March Kathy Ritchie February 23, 2017
Arizona Lawmakers Push To Expand Racketeering Laws To Include Rioting Kathy Ritchie February 23, 2017
Tohono O'odham Release Video Opposing Trump's Proposed Border Wall Kathy Ritchie February 22, 2017
ADOT: More Than 7,000 Slogans Already Submitted In Safety-Sign Contest Kathy Ritchie February 15, 2017
Flagstaff City Council Votes Against Special Election To Repeal Minimum Wage Act Kathy Ritchie February 15, 2017
Voter Registration For Runoff Election Ends Today Kathy Ritchie February 13, 2017