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Katherine Burgess

Wichita, Kansas
Reporter — Wichita Eagle
Covers:  education, racial reconciliation, social justice, human trafficking, christianity, international relations, religion, poverty

Journalist, lover of words and people // faith + culture reporter for @kansasdotcom

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I am the faith and culture reporter at The Wichita Eagle in Wichita, Kansas. I previously worked as education reporter at The Jackson Sun in Jackson, Tennessee. I spend my days chasing fascinating stories and meeting fascinating people.

Having grown up as the child of relief and development work...

Best of the South

2015 - College Journalist of the Year, second place
Received second place in the College Journalist of the Year category in the Best of the South competition, awarded at the Southeast Journalism Conference.

Southeast Journalism Conference Onsite Competition

2014 - First Place News Writer
Katherine Burgess received first place in the onsite news writing competition at the 2014 Southeast Journalism Conference in Lafayette, La.