Kathleen has covered many national news stories for such publications as The Boston Globe, where she worked as a correspondent based in Los Angeles. She's contributed to the Los Angeles Times and still writes for The New York Times.
As a newspaper woman, Kathleen has won half a dozen awards from the Society of Professional Journalists/Sigma Delta Chi, including a first-place honor for investigative journalism and another first-place prize for feature writing.
Here's a sample of her work:
Hospital Chain's Critics Call Recovery Incomplete August 6, 2000
Cut costs at Tenet leave workers and patients unsatisfied.
California Developers May 20, 2000
Finding New Financing Sources; Bank Partners and Investors Fill S&L Role.
Regional Report: The Pacific Northwest June 16, 1995
Pink salmon and green trees were once the gold of the Pacific Northwest. But now Silicon Forest is sprouting.
Michael Jackson Faces Molestation Charges November 20, 2003
Michael Jackson, the pop music superstar whose controversial relationship with children has dogged his career in the last decade, was ordered yesterday to surrender to police to face several charges of child molestation.
Jackson's Trial Could Strain County's Resources December 26, 2003
Just as Santa Barbara County begins its expensive, high-profile case against entertainer Michael Jackson, officials here are worried about how to maintain the courts, police force, and other public services in the face of significant budget cuts.
Early On, Schwarzenegger Has a Campaign Conflict August
Hollywood Up For a role in War Effort November 12, 2001
Industry and Bush staff to discuss ways to help.
Recording Artists Sue, Aiming to Rock Industry October 7, 2001
Action expected to put big labels under scrutiny.
Lavish Ceremonies, Harsh Criticism Await New $200m Cathedral in LA August 31, 2002
Fanfare amid poverty, church's sex scandal.
Price-gouging Inquiries Target Enron March 3, 2002
Overcharges in California May Exceed $40 Billion.
For these Authors, Revenge is Sweet April 27, 2007
Pulitzer winner Jared Diamond finds that he and his sister Susan are on the same page.
In Twilight Years, She is Shining March 18, 2002
Julia Cunningham is going strong in her 80's with a sought-after collection of poetry and a children's book that's selling briskly.
Mogul's Potent Partner for Life April 11, 2004
Lew Wasserman's path to power was smoothed by his wife Edie, author Kathleen Sharp says.