Katie Perkowski

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Katie Perkowski

Katie Perkowski is an American freelance journalist based in Dublin, Ireland. She has more than four years of experience, both in the US and in Europe.  

Katie has written stories about local and national US politics; the monetary policies of the ECB and the Fed; and international political events that influenced financial markets. She has also produced in-depth feature stories, editorials and columns, and has experience shooting and editing video packages. Katie has also copy edited publications translated to English, including newspapers and books. 

Katie holds a Master of Science in International Politics from Trinity College Dublin and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Kentucky.



A blog post describing 22 joys and struggles I found to be true as an expat in Slovakia (June 2014)


A column describing my experience of learning about my grandfather's service during WWII (January 2012)


A feature about a 9-year-old entrepreneur in Lexington, Ky., who turned his love of marsh mellows into a business (May 2012)


A profile of Lexington, Ky., native Drew Curtis, the creator of Fark.com (a satirical news aggregate site) and independent candidate in the 2015 Kentucky governor's race (January 2012)


An in-depth investigative piece into the ongoing failure of a county jail in Kentucky to correct compliance issues (August 2011)


Analysis of the unusually heated debate about who should have been former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's replacement — Larry Summers or Janet Yellen (August 2013)


Independent Connecticut Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman's response to the killing of Osama bin Laden and whether or not the U.S. should have released photos to prove he was dead (May 2011)


A Q&A with Rick Dunham, a longtime Washington journalist and former bureau chief for the Houston Chronicle, explaining the dramatic transformations of the Republican and Democrat parties and why those shifts have led to an ever-divided Congress. (October 2013 during the federal government's shutdown)

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