Katherine Hessel

Multi-Media Journalist

Katherine is excited to call Washington her new home and thrilled to be doing what she loves, keeping you in the know!

Katherine most recently worked in her home state of Missouri. She was an intern at KSDK in St. Louis before working her way up to a Production Assistant. Prior to working at KSDK Katherine was an intern at KTVI.  

Katherine graduated from Texas Christian University with a degree in Communications from the Schieffer School of Journalism.  

When Katherine isn't working she loves to exercise, spend time with friends and family and of course watch Cardinal baseball. Katherine enjoys traveling the world, her most recent adventure took her to Africa! She also claims to be a pretty skilled Sudoku player.

Articles

Local Family Adopts 7 Kids On National Adoption Day

national adoption day

Today is National Adoption Day, making it one of the happiest days to be at the Franklin County courthouse.
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Kennewick Firefighters Give Out Over 200 Coats To Kids

kennewick firefighters give coats

Kennewick firefighters gave out over 200 coats to kids at Amistad Elementary.
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Southridge Seniors March In Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

thanksgiving parade

Two Southridge seniors will be marching in the 2014 Macy's Thanksgiving day parade.
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A Second Lawsuit Being Filed Against The DOE Over Tank Farm Safety

Hanford Lawsuit

A second lawsuit is being filed against the Department of Energy and Washington River Protection Solutions on the dangers of being exposed to vapors at tank farms.
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Tri-City Americans Players, Tri-Tech Students and Volunteers Build Homes for a Cause

habitat for humanity

Tri-City Americans players, Tri-Tech students and volunteers are the newest team in town
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Prosser Pot Growing Donating Some Auction Money To The Prosser School District

Pot

A Prosser man is now in the history books for holding the first ever legal marijuana auction over the weekend.
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Car Chase Through Pasco Neighborhood Ends With Car Hitting House

car vs house

A car chase through a Pasco neighborhood ends with the car hitting a house.
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Kennewick PD Gains New Officer

PD swearing in

The Kennewick Police Department added one more officer.
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Washington's First Marijuana Auction

Pot auction

History is being made as a first ever marijuana auction took place in Prosser.
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36th Annual Tri-Cities Wine Festival Tomorrow Night

Wine festival

The 36th annual Tri-Cities Wine Festival is taking over the Tri-Cities Convention Center tomorrow night.
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Reimagine Haiti: A Pasco Woman's Misson To Change Malnutrition In Haiti

Reimagine Haiti

One Pasco woman is changing lives far from the world where she grew up.
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Capt. Jim Raymond Has His Eye On A New Undersheriff

Jim Raymond

Pasco police Captain Jim Raymond will officially take over the Franklin County Sheriff's office in early January after the election results are certified.
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Firefighters Give Out New Coats To Local Students

opeartion warm up

Richland firefighters gave out 126 coats to students at Jefferson Elementary today.
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Limited Supplies At Project Warm Up Has People Worried About Winter

Project warm up

Project Warm Up is a local Tri-Cities based non-profit most known for providing blankets, hats, gloves and slippers to the homeless in our community.
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CBC Veterans Day Ceremony

Veterans Day CBC

Dozens of veterans, students and members of the community gathered in front of the Veterans Memorial on Columbia Basin College's campus to remember those who lost their lives in battle and to honor those who have served and continue to serve.
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Tri-Cities And Walla Walla Habitate For Humanity Merge Together

Habitat for Humanity logo

The Habitat for Humanity affiliates based in Richland and Walla Walla have decided to merge together.
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How Edibles are Made And The Safest Way To Handle Them

edibles

Washington voters approved recreational marijuana a year ago, but edibles are just now arriving in stores.
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Umatilla County Commissioners Already Talking About Recreational Marijuana

Marijuana Leaf

Wasting no time this morning the Umatilla County Commissioners had a first reading of a ordinance that would impose a local tax on recrational marijuana. 
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Richland PD Using GPS Technology To Track Down Criminals

GPS tracking

Police are using tracking devices half the size of cell phone and placing them in items they think a thief might steal.
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