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Katie Meyer is WHYY’s political reporter. Prior to coming to Philadelphia, Katie was WITF’s Capitol bureau chief, and covered all things state politics for public radio stations throughout Pennsylvania.

Katie came to Harrisburg by way of New York City, where she worked at Fordham University’s public radio station, WFUV, as an anchor, general assignment reporter, and co-host of an original podcast. A 2016 graduate of Fordham, she won several awards for her work at WFUV, including four 2016 Gracies.

Katie is a native New Yorker, though she originally hails from Troy, a little farther up the Hudson River. She can attest that the bagels are still pretty good there.

Latest by Katie Meyer/WHYY


Police can now shut down your ‘non-life-sustaining’ business, but they’d rather not

The quickly evolving situation has led to some confusion among business owners, as well as mixed perceptions of how strict the orders actually are.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY


Bucks special election: Candidates bump elbows, carry sanitizer to slow polling places

The question of whether the election would even be held was in flux until late the night before.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

A plumber and a funeral director face off in a bellwether special election in Bucks County

Voters will go to the polls to fill the open State House seat in the 18th District.
By Katie Meyer/WHYY

Montgomery County schools, community centers and more to close as coronavirus cases rise in Pa.

“If we’re going to go into quarantine mode, we should know sooner than later, because everyone out here is definitely thinking that way."
By Katie Meyer/WHYY

Amid coronavirus concerns, Biden celebrates primary wins in Philly

After canceling a planned rally in Cleveland, Ohio over concerns the large crowd could spread coronavirus, Biden’s campaign made a last-minute detour to the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia where, Biden noted, “we announced our campaign on the front end.”

By Katie Meyer/WHYY