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.
This weekend, the Seattle Symphony kicked off its new concert season. It was an opening night like no other.
Amid Seattle protests, federal prosecutors target arson and firearms cases; critics call charges politicized
Tommy Le's family calls for action from King County Sheriff following outside review of 2017 shooting death
Family members of Tommy Le, who was shot by a King County deputy in 2017, welcomed an outside review of his death. The King County Sheriff's Office, however, says the review creates a "false impression."
A systemic review of Tommy Le’s shooting by a King County deputy in 2017 blasts the King County Sheriff’s Office for its handling of the case.
The King County Council is preparing to replace its head of police oversight; she's hoping to keep the job
Recently on Rainier Avenue South a group of mourners lined up to view a gray casket. It was a mock funeral with a serious message about gun violence.
Arguing that Chief Carmen Best is the ideal person to shepherd changes at the Seattle Police Department, members of Seattle Black organizations spoke out in support of SPD's leader.
The Seattle City Council has voted to cut SPD staffing and salaries. They say they’re making these changes in response to weeks of protests against systemic racism and police brutality.
Jasmine Jarrell says she was sent to the King County youth jail multiple times for leaving foster care placements. She says detention is no place for kids.
Amidst pandemic and protests, Umoja Fest offers ‘day of unity’ in Seattle