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
Poverty Levels Rise, Indicating Metro Area Slow To Recover From Recession September 19, 2014
South Mountain Road Closed Due To Storm Damage September 18, 2014
Nogales Cleans Up After Storm Damage September 18, 2014
Tempe Splash And Dash Race Cancelled September 17, 2014
Tucson Mail Processing Center To Close In April September 17, 2014
APS To Close Generator At Cholla Power Plant September 15, 2014
USPS Plans To Fully Close Tucson Mail Processing Center September 12, 2014
Phoenix Recovery Centers Open For Residents Affected By Floods September 11, 2014
Two Phoenix Neighborhoods Deal With Separate Water Main Breaks September 11, 2014
9-11 Remembrance Events In The Valley September 10, 2014
Mesa Opens Temporary Relocation Center To Help Residents With Flood Damage September 10, 2014
Tempe Sinkhole Indicative Of Larger Pipe Problems September 08, 2014
DCS Expects Increase In Families Receiving Services September 03, 2014
Valley Metro Bus Falls Into Tempe Sinkhole September 03, 2014
Tesla Chooses Nevada For New Factory Site September 03, 2014
Changes To Light Rail Will Improve Access For People With Disabilities September 01, 2014
Mesa Police Department To Start Accepting Applications For New Recruits September 01, 2014
Tucson-based Group Files Petition To Protect Monarch Butterfly August 29, 2014
In Schools Race, Democrat Garcia Gets A Bump From Moderate Republicans August 28, 2014
Attack Ads Start In Arizona Governor's Race August 28, 2014
State's First Public Veterinary School To Open Next Fall August 25, 2014
Phoenix PD Receives Hundreds Of Applications August 22, 2014
Monsoons Bring Mosquitoes, And Mosquitoes Bring Disease August 21, 2014
South Mountain Clean-Up Continues From Tuesday's Storm August 14, 2014
Stolen Bell Returned To Kingman Church August 07, 2014