Kate Wells

Michigan Radio

Kate Wells has been a reporter at Michigan Radio since 2012. She started covering the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case in 2016, and her reporting has been featured nationally on NPR. Her previous reporting runs the gamut, from the wrongful conviction of a 14-year-old boy in a quadruple homicide, to refugees building new lives in Michigan, to how swing voters helped Donald Trump turn the state red.

Kate was named “Young Journalist of the Year” by the Detroit chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists in 2017. Her reporting has also been recognized with awards from numerous news organizations, including the Michigan Associated Press, National Association of Black Journalists and the Association for Women in Communications

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