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
Volunteers Place Flags On Gravesites At National Cemetery May 25, 2015
Your Flag Might Be Made In America, But Some Components Sourced Overseas May 25, 2015
Tempe Passes Ban On Smoking With Kids In Car May 22, 2015
Oak Tree Fire North Of Sonoita 50 Percent Contained May 22, 2015
Human-Caused Oak Tree Fire Burns 2,000 Acres In Southern Arizona May 21, 2015
Historic Preservation Office Enacts Policy To Deal With Conservation Easements May 20, 2015
Town Of Jerome Wants To Ban Short-Term Vacation Rentals May 18, 2015
Snow In Northern Arizona, Rain Likely In Phoenix Area May 15, 2015
Phoenix Marine On Helicopter That Crashed In Nepal May 15, 2015
Amid State Cuts, NAU Looking To Other Revenue Streams May 07, 2015
Got A Song Stuck In Your Head? Arizona Researchers Want To Know Why May 07, 2015
Yavapai County Sheriff's Office To Start Using Body Cameras May 06, 2015
Citrus Quarantine Expanded To Parts Of Maricopa County April 23, 2015
More Flight Path Changes Possible At Airports Across The Valley April 23, 2015
Auditor General's Report Critical Of State Revenue Department April 17, 2015
Free Entrance To Arizona's National Parks This Weekend April 17, 2015
Phoenix Mayor And Councilman React To FAA Flight Path Report April 15, 2015
New Section Of Hatcher Road A Model Of Phoenix's 'Complete Street' Project April 13, 2015
Yuma Council Takes First Steps To Ban Texting While Driving April 09, 2015
Republican Voters Sue City Of Tucson Over City Council Election Process April 08, 2015
Plague Found In Fleas Near Popular Hiking Spot In N. Arizona April 03, 2015
Arizona Legislature OKs Voluntary REAL ID Driver's Licenses April 03, 2015
Bill Aims To Help Arizona's Feral Cats April 02, 2015
ADOT: Delays Expected On US 93 Near Wikieup April 02, 2015
Sky Harbor Officials Update City On FAA Developments April 01, 2015