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Katie Huinker

Katie Huinker is a journalist with KIMT, reporting live on Daybreak.

Title: Journalist

Katie Huinker joined the KIMT News 3 team in February 2014. Previously the 6 and 10 p.m. anchor, Katie now reports live on Daybreak.

She is an Iowa native, growing up in Fort Atkinson.

Katie earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. There, she pursued her passion for telling stories and was on the top of her UNI-TV news class. Katie graduated with several honors including the distinguished Old Purple and Gold Award for her achievements in journalism.

She got her first inside look into news while interning at KWWL-TV in Waterloo.

When she’s not covering news stories, Katie enjoys cooking, golfing, doing anything outside, and spending time with her husband and dogs Bubba and Bella.

Recent Posts by Katie Huinker

Preparing for U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar's presidential campaign stop

How those at Lorados are getting ready for the presidential candidate

On Valentine's Day, it's life's last love song for a woman in north Iowa

A local woman is spending her final Valentine's Day surrounded by family, love and song.

Sen. Cory Booker discusses important issues to voters in Mason City

More than 100 people came out Friday to ask the presidential hopeful questions about the issues that matter to them

February GYB Volunteers of the Month are a jack-of-all trades

Congratulations to Glenn and Marie Borchardt of Mason City

Stocking up on stamps

People are buying stamps by the coil ahead of the price increase on Sunday

Former Cerro Gordo County Auditor to retire from state position

Ken Kline is announcing his retirement after making voter access and security cornerstones of his career

Man suffers accidental gunshot wound

A Waukon man accidentally discharged a gun used for hunting, shooting himself in the leg.

Crews battle house fire in extreme cold in Mower Co.

Firefighters worked to put out a house fire in Austin on Monday

MLK Day events in our area

Here are a few events happening in our viewing area to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

America's safety net dwindling as government shutdown continues

Millions of low-income Americans who rely on food and rental assistance are becoming increasingly worried vital federal programs designed to prevent them from falling through the cracks will disappear if the political stalemate in Washington continues.

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