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.
To see more of Amy's past KUOW work, visit our current site.
Pierce County prosecutors received a setback in their case against an alleged accomplice in the 2009 Lakewood police shootings. But they say they may seek review by the U.S. Supreme Court.
The initiative would have gutted funding for safe injection sites.
Seattle attorney Lincoln Beauregard says his open records lawsuit has given him ammunition to seek and fund a recall campaign against Seattle City Council president Bruce Harrell.
City council candidates say Seattle needs to regain public trust after a difficult year, and affordable housing is still the city's top challenge.
As students embrace “Juuling,” Seattle experts say restrictions must go farther
Advocates for a hunger striker in immigration detention in Tacoma say they fear for his life.
Seattle's police oversight officials say they're ready to work with the new police contract. But they hope to work around its shortcomings, too.
More than 500 Native American women have disappeared or been murdered in U.S. cities, many since the year 2000, according to a new report from Seattle’s Urban Indian Health Institute.
The federal judge overseeing policing in Seattle has not endorsed the city’s proposed contract with its police officers. But he says he can’t weigh in until it’s official.
The battle between Kim Schrier and Dino Rossi will help determine which party controls the U.S. House. Candidates are making a last push to get every last vote.