Katie Myers

Katie Myers

Ohio Valley ReSource, east Kentucky

Katie Myers is covering economic transition in east Kentucky for the ReSource and partner station WMMT in Whitesburg, KY. She previously worked directly with communities in Kentucky and Tennessee on environmental issues, energy democracy, and the digital divide, and is a founding member of a community-owned rural ISP. She has also worked with the Black in Appalachia project of East Tennessee PBS. In her spare time, Katie likes to write stage plays, porch sit with friends, and get lost on mountain backroads. She has published work with Inside Appalachia, Scalawag Magazine, the Daily Yonder, and Belt Magazine, among others.

Slip Sliding Away: Landslides Follow Flooding As Major Risk To Appalachian Communities
Eastern Kentucky Communities Barraged By Second Round of Flooding
Blackjewel Bankruptcy Leaves Damaged Lands, Miners’ Compensation In Limbo
Slow Recovery: Repeated Floods And Storms Strain East Kentucky’s Aging Infrastructure
Heavy Rains Bring Flooding To Parts Of Kentucky, West Virginia