Katie Boomgaard - Northern Michigan's News Leader

Katie Boomgaard

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Katie Boomgaard joined the 9&10 News team in May 2011 as an intern, while she was a student at Madonna University in Livonia, Michigan.

Katie graduated from Madonna in May 2012 with a major in Broadcast and Cinema Arts and pitched for the women's softball team. While in college, Katie anchored Madonna's "Campus-Close-Up" and went to Los Angeles to work for Christopher Coppola with PAH-Fest Hollywood in 2009. Then in 2010, Katie won a 1st place prize in one of Christopher Coppola's PAH-Fest competitions for best short film.

After graduation, Katie was promoted as 9&10's new web producer. She worked hard at maintaining the news on our website and social media tools such as Facebook and Twitter. In January 2013, she was again promoted as reporter.

Katie is originally from Holland, Michigan, and is excited to start a new life and career in Northern Michigan. She enjoys playing sports and spending time with her family and her fiancée, she will be getting married in fall of 2013.

Follow Katie on Twitter at twitter.com/boomgaardkatie.