A lifelong journalist, Caitlin is now telling stories of a different kind at KCUR by managing the station’s grant and external communications programs. She was born into a journalism family and grew up reading the St. Louis Post-Dispatch as well as The Kansas City Star. She graduated from the University of Kansas and immediately entered into a newspaper career that took her to Springfield, Missouri, Dallas and Kansas City.
After 10 years as an editor at The Kansas City Star, Caitlin moved with her family to the Washington D.C. area. There she worked for Bloomberg News and CQ-Roll Call, directing coverage of a wide range of subjects, including the U.S. economy, health care policy and agriculture.
In 2014, she was named publisher at National Catholic Reporter, based in Kansas City. She joined KCUR in August 2019.