Katherine Hafner is a news reporter for WHRO Public Media focusing on the environment and sea level rise.
She comes to WHRO from The Virginian-Pilot newspaper, where she spent nearly seven years covering a little bit of everything from local history and the environment to the military and health news. Her reporting there earned multiple state journalism awards from the Virginia Press Association.
Katherine is a California native who graduated from UCLA and has enjoyed exploring what the East Coast has to offer. Let her know about the best Virginia hiking spots, book recommendations, fun science facts and of course interesting environmental news.