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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Mairead Todd / KOSU

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

Updated January 5, 2021


KOSU started the Audio Diaries project in 2020 to capture first-hand experiences from Oklahomans around the state on how COVID-19 has impacted their lives. We partnered with the Oklahoma Historical Society to document these oral histories in their archives for future generations. 


Now that we've been living with the COVID-19 virus for months and we've covered how it's changed lives and made people concerned for our future - now is the time to search for hope. 


CVS Health Newsroom

Oklahomans in long-term care facilities are some of the most vulnerable to COVID-19. In the state’s vaccination plan, the groups are prioritized as some of the first to be vaccinated.

(CVS Health)

Last Updated on January 21, 2021 8:17 p.m.

The coronavirus vaccine has made it to Oklahoma. Federal regulators signed off on emergency approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine on December 11th and the Moderna vaccine on December 18th. Now, the state will carry out the plan officials have been drafting for months.

Looking for some socially-distanced holiday fun? KOSU is compiling a list of the activities you can experience in a safe manner this holiday season around Oklahoma.

Kateleigh Mills / KOSU

Libraries are often a refuge for people who need information - and a place where people without internet access can go for things like printing and business services. Some library leaders during the COVID-19 pandemic had to make tough decisions, like whether to stay open, limit access and offer curbside check-out services for their communities while being cognizant of the virus.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Updated on December 3 at 11:00 a.m.

The holiday season is right around the corner, and while many families have been looking forward to the opportunity to spend time with one another, many health experts are warning against it.

House Republican Conference

Oklahoma’s U.S. Senator James Lankford says he would step in to aid in the presidential transition of power if need be, depending on whether the General Services Administration formally determines the winner of the presidential election by Friday, November 13.

Rachel Hubbard / KOSU

Following a historic ice storm in late October, the Oklahoma City metro was left especially littered with tree debris. Now, city leaders have laid out their clean-up plan for residents.

Chelsea Stanfield / KOSU

Thousands of Oklahomans were left without power for nearly two weeks following a late October ice storm. While most OG&E customers have since had their power restored, some are still in the dark.