Katie Engelhart

Katie Engelhart is a writer and documentary filmmaker with NBC News and NBC Left Field. She is also a 2018 Fellow at New America, researching Right to Die policy.

Katie is based in New York City. Previously, she worked as a foreign correspondent and presenter for VICE News and a Europe correspondent for Maclean’s, Canada’s largest news magazine. Her work has appeared in a variety of publications, including The New York Times, The Guardian, The Atlantic, The New Republic, Foreign Policy, Slate, Salon, World Policy Journal, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Discover, Radiolab and BBC History.

Katie’s writing tends to cross the line between History and Current Affairs. In another life, she was a graduate student in Modern History at Oxford University, St. Antony’s College. At Oxford, Katie worked as a researcher for the historian Timothy Garton Ash, contributing to his 2016 book Free Speech: Ten Principles for a Connected World (Yale University Press). She studied on a Sassoon Scholarship and was a scholar at the Ralf Dahrendorf Programme for the Study of Freedom. Katie graduated from Cornell University: summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, with a Bachelor’s degree in History.

Katie is the recipient of numerous journalism awards, including the American National Magazine Award, the Online Media Award, the British Broadcasting Award and the Canadian National Magazine Award (Gold), which she won in 2015 for her coverage of Ukraine’s Euromaidan revolution.

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