Kate Riley

writer and columnist, The Seattle Times
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Fellow for Best Practices: Editorial/Commentary in Cyberspace

Kate Riley is an editorial writer and columnist for The Seattle Times, a participating newspaper in the National Conference of Editorial Writers' Opinion Pool project. Riley is also editor of NCEW's journal, the Masthead. Before moving to The Seattle Times in 2002, she worked for 14 years at the Tri-City Herald, Kennewick, Wash., as a business reporter, editorial writer, assistant to the publisher, and editorial page editor. Riley started her journalism career at the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin as a business and agriculture reporter. Sigma Delta Chi Foundation awarded her the 2005 Eugene C. Pulliam Fellowship for editorial writers. Society of Professional Journalists Northwest honors for Riley include first place for editorial (large papers) in 2005, first place for editorial commentary (large papers) in 2003 and first place for editorial (small papers) in 2002. She is a former president of the William O. Douglas Chapter of SPJ. Riley is a graduate of the University of Washington with a degree in economics and communications.


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