Kaitlin Thorne

Criminal & Social Justice Reporter, WOUB (Athens, OH)

Kaitlin Thorne is the Criminal & Social Justice reporter for the Ohio Valley ReSource based at partner station WOUB in Athens, OH. She has a background in print media, having served as the editor of The Athens Messenger in Athens and The Gladwin County Record & Clarion in Gladwin, MI. Prior to being editor she worked as a reporter for the Record & Clarion. She holds a photojournalism degree from Central Michigan University. While she worked in print media she frequently covered the criminal justice system and won an Ohio Associated Press Media Editors award for her coverage of the Black Lives Matter movement. In her spare time, Kaitlin enjoys cooking, creative writing, photography and hiking with her husband and their dog.

Prison nurseries allow for ‘intimate moments,’ childhood development
Rural Pride gatherings provide safe spaces for LGBTQ community
The Ohio Valley is poised to become an abortion desert
Prison nurseries help incarcerated mothers bond, but options are limited
Ohio lawmakers push to tighten bail requirements after court decision
Ohio joins states with no concealed carry license requirement
As Supreme Court deliberates abortion rights, access already limited in Ohio Valley
Virtual reality brings ‘soft skills’ training to law enforcement in Appalachian Ohio
Recovery Through Employment: ARC Funding Makes Ohio Valley Programs Possible