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
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
Phoenix Mayor: Phoenix Can't Legally Become A 'Sanctuary City' Kathy Ritchie February 11, 2017
Disability Advocates, Arizona Lawmakers Protest Bill On Fixing Violations Kathy Ritchie February 09, 2017
Man Who Provided Support To Islamic State Gets 30 Years Kathy Ritchie February 08, 2017
Arizona Game And Fish Offers Livestream Of Sandhill Cranes Kathy Ritchie January 30, 2017
ADOT Considering Reversible Lanes Along Section Of I-17 Kathy Ritchie January 27, 2017
Disability Advocates Worried About Bill's Time Period To Fix Violations Kathy Ritchie January 26, 2017
Phoenix Offering Business Classes For Spanish-Language Entrepreneurs Kathy Ritchie January 23, 2017
New Alzheimer's Study Aimed At People With Down Syndrome Kathy Ritchie January 23, 2017
Good Samaritan Bill Moves Through Arizona Legislature Kathy Ritchie January 19, 2017
Arizona Lawmaker Wants To Incentivize Businesses To Comply With The ADA Kathy Ritchie January 19, 2017
2016 Hottest Year On Record For 3rd Straight Year Kathy Ritchie January 18, 2017
Tucson Lawmaker Wants To Amend Gun Law For Those Suffering From Mental Illness Kathy Ritchie January 13, 2017
Kaibab Forest Rangers Remind Snow Visitors To Pick Up Their Trash, Sleds Kathy Ritchie January 13, 2017
Saint Xavier University Shuts Campus, Reaches Settlement With Gilbert Kathy Ritchie January 13, 2017
Friday Is Last Day To Comment On Fossil Creek Comprehensive Plan Kathy Ritchie January 12, 2017
Flake Giving Trump Wide Discretion Over Cabinet Picks Kathy Ritchie January 12, 2017
Phoenix Approves Extending Weekend Hours For Bus And Dial-A-Ride Services Kathy Ritchie January 12, 2017
Arizona Based F-35B Program Moves To Marine Corps Air Station In Japan Kathy Ritchie January 12, 2017
US Appeals Court To Hear Oral Arguments In FAA Flight Path Lawsuit Kathy Ritchie January 11, 2017