Kate Payne is an Iowa City-based reporter for Iowa Public Radio. Before she came to the Midwest she was a reporter and fill-in host for WFSU, the NPR member station in Tallahassee, Florida. Kate has won awards for her political and feature reporting and her sound editing.
Kate is a proud North Florida native, an avid reader and loves experimenting in the kitchen.
Feel free to send story tips and Iowa road trip ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kate's favorite public radio program is Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!