Katie Marquette is the producer for a number of local programs for the station, including Future City and Life in the Balance. She hosts and produces the new WYPR podcast, The Noir and Bizarre, a show that explores secret and dark history. Additionally, she works as a production assistant for Out of the Blocks. Katie has a masters degree in conflict resolution from Georgetown University and believes in the power of innovative storytelling to connect and reconcile diverse communities. She has an undergraduate degree from St. Mary's College of Maryland, where she majored in religious studies and English. Katie first discovered her love of radio when she started working as a producer for the independent radio show, Interfaith Voices.