Katie Main became part of the KCBD team in December 2018. She is excited to continue living and working in her college town.
Katie was born and raised in Cypress, Texas and grew up watching Houston-area news before moving to Lubbock to pursue higher education. She graduated from Texas Tech University with a degree in Journalism and a minor in Electronic Media & Communications.
During her time at Tech, Katie discovered a passion for local news. Through internships and participation in the student newscast, she found interest in stories about local government and community issues that affect everyday people.
She is excited to continue meeting and telling the stories of people in Lubbock.
Texas Tech University - Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, minor in Electronic Media & Communications
Texas Tech’s president Lawrence Schovanec and chief of police Kyle Bonath sent an email to university students, faculty and staff which included the 2018 campus security policy and campus crime statistics report.
An organization is aiming to prevent veteran suicide. Hunting with soldiers is a non-profit organization made up of volunteer staff who take veterans on hunting and fishing adventures across the state. After 9/11, Gordon Melton wanted to do something for veterans.
As the only two Bahamians at Texas Tech university, Niccole-Joye Callis and Erica Grant say they often feel like two small fish in a big pond. With the recent devastation from Hurricane Dorian, they want to raise awareness of what is happening in their country.
Dr. Esther Schwartz is a health psychologist at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She said children can vary a lot in their excitement or apprehension about school, and that is totally normal.
Lubbock County Criminal District Attorney, Sunshine Stanek, said they will continue to look at any case law enforcement sends to their office on a case by case basis, according to the current state law and the guidelines DPS has put in place.