A photo and video journalist currently based in Columbia, Missouri.

Kathleen Duncan is a Photo & Video journalist at the Reynolds Journalism Institute. She was previously a Photo Editor & Videographer at The San Francisco Chronicle. 

Prior experience includes leading visual departments as the Visuals Editor & Interim Digital Editor at The Standard-Examiner and the Photo & Video Editor at The Victoria Advocate. She also held photo positions at The Utica Observer-Dispatch in New York, The Hutchinson News in Kansas, and The Daily Hampshire Gazette in Massachusetts.

Outside of work she enjoys traveling, exploring indie bookstores and frolicking with an adorable pup named Panda.


University of Missouri – Staff, Fundamentals of Multimedia (photo & video journalism)

San Francisco State University – Guest lecturer, Mobile video for journalism

Speaking Engagements 

Augmented Reality, learn to use a cutting edge tool for your news coverage – Institute of Nonprofit News Days 2018

Pivoting to video, Why and how?  – Online News Association Conference 2017

Social Media, how to build a following and engage your community – Society of Professional Journalists Conference 2014

Kat’s Innovation work in the news

Experts offer insights into drone innovation 

RJI Futures Lab provides fact-checker for newsrooms

From here and there: Intimacy with your subjects, sports media women cheering on each other, video tips and tools

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