Katie Huinker joined the KIMT News team in February of 2014. She is an Iowa native, growing up just over an hour away in Fort Atkinson, IA.
Katie knew she had a passion for news already in high school. She made it to All-State Speech in the radio news category her junior and senior year.
After high school, Katie earned her Bachelor’s Degree at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. There, she pursued her passion for telling stories and was on the top of her UNI-TV news class. Katie graduated with several honors in journalism and academics.
She got her first inside look into news while interning at KWWL-TV in Waterloo.
When she’s not covering news stories, Katie enjoys cooking, golfing, doing anything outside, and spending time with family, friends, and her adopted beagle, Bubba.