Caitlyn Kim was the General Assignment Editor. She joined the WNYC staff in August 2011. Previously, Caitlyn was a reporter/producer at WAMC and KQED. She also covered Connecticut state politics for WNPR, WFCR and WAMC and covered Congress as a freelancer with Capitol News Connection in Washington, D.C. Her work has appeared on NPR and Marketplace.
Prior to coming to WNYC, she worked an analyst for the Department of Defense, which included a stint in the White House Situation Room.
A New Jersey native, she graduated from Wellesley College and holds master's in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University-SAIS and a Master’s in International History from LSE.
Caitlyn Kim appears in the following:
Saturday, June 10, 2023
The infrastructure bill gave wildland firefighters a temporary pay boost. As many of them head to Canada to contain wildfires there, a group of U.S. senators is pushing to make the raise permanent.
Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Pat Schroeder is being remembered as a feminist icon. Her 12 terms in Congress as a Colorado Democrat resulted in big strides for women's rights, including passage of the Family and Medical Leave Act.
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Survivors of the Club Q shooting in Colorado Springs testify as the House Oversight Committee examines anti-LGBTQ violence and extremism.
Tuesday, September 06, 2022
Ethan Chorin, who served in Libya, presents details that most Americans don't know about the embassy attack — and explores the role domestic politics played in the aftermath.
Saturday, March 12, 2022
The career diplomat's memoir is a front row seat to the disinformation campaign that ultimately saw her removed from post, and offers insight into the post-Soviet Union politics of Russia and Ukraine.
Friday, February 04, 2022
The bill includes a number of provisions, such as $52 billion for chip manufacturing, $45 billion to improve supply chains for critical items, and $160 billion for scientific research and innovation.
Thursday, January 20, 2022
The committee is asking Ivanka Trump to voluntarily cooperate with the panel's investigation. The panel sent her a letter on Thursday.
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
In a memo obtained by NPR, Senate Democrats say they've found a way to start debate on voting rights legislation. However, they still don't have a way forward for an actual floor vote.
Sunday, January 09, 2022
The controversial Republican said he will seek a third term, in what is expected to be a hotly contested race that could determine which party controls the Senate.
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
House Democratic leaders may bring up a resolution to remove Colorado Republican Representative Lauren Boebert from her committee assignments over her Islamophobic comments.
Tuesday, December 07, 2021
The National Defense Authorization Act would also overhaul the military justice system.
Tuesday, December 07, 2021
The decision comes a week after Meadows' attorney said the former White House chief of staff would voluntarily speak with the committee.
Monday, November 29, 2021
The contentious phone call between Reps. Lauren Boebert and Ilhan Omar likely means the controversy will continue.
Friday, November 05, 2021
The bipartisan bill's journey from the Senate to the president has been a tumultuous one. The legislation includes nearly $550 billion in new spending on items including broadband, roads and rail.
Wednesday, November 03, 2021
The legislation that House Democrats are working on includes a four-week paid leave program.
Monday, November 01, 2021
Abedin also reflects on her marriage to former Rep. Anthony Weiner, writing: "[Clinton] said that she did not believe I should pay a professional price for what was ultimately my husband's mistake."
Monday, October 18, 2021
The former president is suing the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack, as well as the National Archives, to prevent the turnover of documents related to the event.
Monday, October 04, 2021
Fiona Hill had a star turn in front of Congress during Trump's first impeachment inquiry. Now she examines why opportunities are fleeting and how it affects the country's social and political fabric.
Thursday, September 30, 2021
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., wrote in a letter to colleagues that "more time is needed to complete the task" of forging an agreement among Democrats on their larger spending measure.
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Democratic leaders tried to make some headway on one of many looming deadlines by advancing a bill to suspend the nation's borrowing limit. But the measure is expected to fail in the Senate.