Kateleigh Mills

Special Projects Reporter

Kateleigh Mills returned to KOSU in December 2019 as Special Projects Reporter, following a year-long stint at KWBU in Waco, Texas.

Previously, Mills was a news assistant and All Things Considered host for KOSU from March to December 2018.

She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Central Oklahoma in December 2017. While studying journalism and professional media, she worked with the UCO’s journalism staff to reinvent the campus newspaper for a more multimedia purpose – joining with the campus radio and television stations for news updates and hosting public forums with campus groups.

The Edmond-raised reporter was editor-in- chief of her college newspaper when it won the Society of Professional Journalism award for Best Newspaper in Category B. Mills also received the Oklahoma Press Association Award for ‘Outstanding Promise in Journalism’ at the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame event in 2017. She is also the Oklahoma Collegiate Media Association's recipient for 'College Newspaper Journalist of the Year' in 2017.

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KOSU is covering the coronavirus in Oklahoma and how it's affecting our lives. Bookmark this page for the latest updates.

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Jake Merrick won the Senate seat once held by Stephanie Bice and several newcomers won city council posts in Oklahoma City, Norman Stillwater and Broken Arrow.

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Oklahoma lawmakers have a state constitutionally-required deadline on May 28th, the end of their current session, to pass new legislative district maps. But this isn’t just the case in Oklahoma. According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, there are 12 other states with constitutions calling for redistricting in the year after the census.

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More than one million people live in long term care facilities in the U.S., and the COVID-19 quarantines have made the last year a long and lonely one as many nursing homes closed to visitors. But many residents are now fully vaccinated, and hope is returning.

491 new infections of the coronavirus were confirmed in Oklahoma on Wednesday, for a total of 433,516 positive cases since March 2020. In the past seven days, Oklahoma has reported 3,266 new cases for an average of 467 infections per day.

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In part two of a story about what in-person school looks like in Oklahoma, StateImpact’s Robby Korth takes us to Hillcrest Elementary School in El Reno. The district has gone to great lengths to make in-person schooling work.

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Oklahoma could soon see shipments of the new single-shot coronavirus vaccine from Johnson & Johnson as early as next week.

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Before the COVID-19 pandemic began, Sabrina Humphrey was diagnosed with colon cancer. She had to brave that journey while also experiencing homelessness. In her audio diary for KOSU, Sabrina discusses what kept her pushing forward through those challenges while caring for her granddaughter.  

CVS Health Newsroom

Oklahoma has opted in to the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program that would send vaccines directly to pharmacies starting next week.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A third coronavirus vaccine will soon be on the market, and Oklahoma health officials are already making plans to administer it.

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