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Katherine Reynolds Lewis

Journalist and Author

Katherine Reynolds Lewis is an experienced public speaker and subject matter expert on topics including parenting, children, education, mental health, technology, entrepreneurship, the changing workforce, caregiving, diversity and inclusion. She is a sought- after presenter for diverse audiences and has appeared on CNN, NPR, Bloomberg TV, PBS, WTOP radio, HuffPost Live and a variety of regional outlets. Katherine is an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in The Atlantic, Fortune, Money, Mother Jones, The New York Times, Parade, Slate, USA Today’s magazine group, the Washington Post Magazine and Working Mother. 

Katherine’s forthcoming book about children and discipline, The Good News About Bad Behavior: Why Kids Today Are Less Disciplined Than Ever—And What to Do About It, will be published by PublicAffairs in April 2018. Based on the most-read article ever published by Mother Jones, the book documents a new model of discipline for a generation of children who are out of control. 

Previously, Katherine was a national correspondent for Newhouse and Bloomberg News, covering everything from financial and media policy to Al Gore’s presidential campaign. In two decades as a journalist, Katherine’s work has won recognition from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the Chicago Headline Club. She’s received fellowships from the Carey Institute for Global Good, Poynter Institute, and University of Maryland’s Casey Journalism Center. Residencies include Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Moulin à Nef and Ragdale Foundation. She holds a BA in physics from Harvard University and is a certified parent educator with the Parent Encouragement Program (PEP) in Kensington, Md.