Katie Banks graduated from Duke University in May 2010 with a BA in political science. As an undergraduate, she interned at Good Morning America,
MTV Networks, GoDuke.com, ISP Sports Network and Durham, NC's ABC affiliate,
ABC11-WTVD. After graduation she worked as a production assistant at ESPNU in Charlotte, NC where she cut college football highlights, organized high school football broadcasts, and contributed to college basketball's Midnight Madness and ACC Media Day. At Medill, Katie is an urban issues reporter who covers government, politics and community affairs.