Katie Inman is a creative, competitive, and AP award-winning multimedia journalist. She has had three years of on-air television experience.
Originally from the small town of Dandridge, Tennessee, Katie is a senior at Middle Tennessee State University studying Multimedia Journalism.
In March of 2017, Katie was honored to receive six Collegiate Associated Press Awards– two of which being first place spots for Best Television Reporter and Best TV Sports Reporting.
Currently, Katie is working as the News Director for MT10–the highly successful student-run television station at MTSU. She is applying her leadership abilities and knowledge from her three years of reporting experience to mentor reporters, anchors and producers in the newsroom and out in the field for three 30-minute LIVE broadcasts per week. Katie has gained experience as a Reporter and Anchor for the station– shooting, writing, and editing her own stories for the newscasts each week. Her on-air experience is not only in news– Katie also hosts MT10’s infotainment morning show, The RISE.
During the summer of 2017, Katie gained additional hands-on experience as a news intern at WBIR Channel 10 News in Knoxville, Tennessee. Katie has also interned with the largest radio news team in East Tennessee at News Talk 98.7 WOKI.
Recently, Katie’s reporting tracked MTSU’s controversial student government election scandal, the university’s shift to a new governing body, and covered President Trump’s visit to Nashville.
Katie is an inventive and plugged-in journalist and storyteller. Katie always looks for the more creative and original way to do things, and this shines through in her stand-ups and packages. To promote stories, Katie uses Facebook Live and videos posted to Twitter to inform her audience on social media.
Katie will be graduating and seeking a reporting job in May 2018.