Kate Wells is an award-winning reporter covering general news for Michigan Radio. Her work has been featured on NPR’s Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition, as well as on WNYC,
Harvest Public Media, KUT (Austin Public Radio) and in the Texas Tribune.
Kate got her start as an intern with New Hampshire Public Radio before heading out to the Midwest, where she covered the presidential caucuses for Iowa Public Radio and won a regional Edward R. Murrow
award for investigative journalism. She joined Michigan Radio in 2012. Kate enjoys hiking, the Muppets, and cake in all forms.
Contributions from Kate Wells
- What the parents of Larry Nassar's victims want you to understand
Here’s a sample of the kind of comments parents of Larry Nassar’s victims see online these days. Or, for that matter, just overhear at work and the grocery store: “Why don’t the parents of the Nassar …
- MSU faculty move toward vote of "no confidence" in Board of Trustees
Michigan State University faculty decided to take a vote of “no confidence” in the school’s Trustees, as a response to the Board’s selection of former Governor John Engler as MSU’s interim president. …
- Nassar faces dozens more survivors in first day of Eaton County sentencing
Larry Nassar is back in a Michigan courtroom this week, as he faces another lengthy sentencing hearing.
- Larry Nassar returns to court, where 57 more survivors will face him
Larry Nassar's final criminal sentencing starts Wednesday. The former Michigan State University and Olympic sports doctor has already received what amounts to two life sentences. He was sentenced …
- Police investigated MSU coach, staff for possible obstruction of justice
Michigan State University Police opened an investigation last year into allegations that then-women’s gymnastics coach, Kathie Klages, and other MSU Athletic Department staff obstructed the criminal i …