Amy Radil is a reporter at KUOW where she covers politics, government and law enforcement — everything from policing to legalized marijuana and campaign funding.
She got her start at Minnesota Public Radio in Duluth, and freelanced for four years from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Amy grew up in Omaha, Nebraska. She graduated from Williams College and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
She’s the winner of regional awards from the Society for Professional Journalists and the RTNDA’s Edward R. Murrow awards for investigative reporting and coverage of gun measures.
She’s a believer in the importance of journalism to create accountability and empathy. In her spare time Amy seeks out bookstores, caffeine and classic movies.
A King County judge has handed the city of Seattle a victory in its quest to fire a police officer who punched a handcuffed woman in the face.
The WA Supreme Court has upheld the state’s “three-strikes” sentencing law, even for people who commit their first “strike” as young adults. But Justice Mary Yu described “growing discomfort” with issuing mandatory life sentences.
Seattle's civilian police oversight commission has rejected the mayor's reform plan. Now what?
Hundreds gather to hear soaring voices of St. Mark's choir on Sunday nights. Now for the first time, the singers are women.
Seattle City Councilmember Lorena González is running for Washington State Attorney General, while continuing to serve on city council.
Initial results in Seattle’s seven city council districts suggest that the November election will be a vigorous matchup between lefty progressives and business-backed candidates.
Several dozen King County voters have reported getting two ballots in the mail. King County Elections blames glitches in the state's new voter registration system.
Former city council member Tim Burgess says ads sponsored by People for Seattle are aimed at securing a “liberal” but not “populist left” city council.
Washington Governor Jay Inslee got a lot more air time in the Democratic presidential debate. Here's how he took it to Joe Biden and made a minor splash with mental health care.
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan calls a council candidate a socialist but dismisses charge of 'red-baiting'
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan said she’s not ‘fear-mongering’ by calling a city council candidate a “socialist.” City council candidate Tammy Morales accused Mayor Durkan of “red-baiting” for calling her a socialist who would “cause more division” in Seattle.