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
Phoenix Creates Shade On Roosevelt Row With Giant Planters July 02, 2015
Be Nice On Phoenix-Area Hiking Trails This Holiday Weekend July 01, 2015
Tonto National Forest Will Lift Its Fire Restrctions July 01, 2015
Surprise Police: 2 Men Arrested In Aluminum Thefts June 26, 2015
City of Phoenix Continues To Make Progress On Bike Lanes June 15, 2015
Phoenix Making Progress On Bike Lane On 12th Street June 12, 2015
Tempe Taking Steps To Solve The City's Feral Cat Problem June 12, 2015
June 15 Is Officially The Start Of Arizona's Monsoon Season June 12, 2015
Guadalupe Fire Burning In New Mexico Will Benefit Environment June 04, 2015
Top Officials No Longer With Arizona Health Department June 04, 2015
McCain, Flake Push For End To Military Paying NFL To Honor Troops June 04, 2015
Chiropractic Care For The Smallest Of Patients June 04, 2015
Phoenix A Step Closer To Creating Entertainment District June 03, 2015
Senator Flake Says Removing Cuba From Terror Blacklist Will Help Normalize Relations May 29, 2015
APS Builds 110-Mile Power Line To Yuma May 29, 2015
Islamic Community Center Of Phoenix Finds Support In Community Amid Controversy May 29, 2015
ASU And Arizona Western College Form Partnership To Offer Degrees May 28, 2015
Tucson Meat Company Recalls Ground Beef Due To E-Coli Concerns May 27, 2015
Granite Mountain Hotshot Movie Still In The Works May 27, 2015
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