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Kaitlin Schroeder

Kaitlin Schroeder

Digital Editor/Deputy News Director

Kaitlin Schroeder (she/her) is the new deputy news director and digital editor at WYSO Public Radio.

Schroeder joins WYSO with 10 years of experience in local news. This includes working as a health care reporter for Dayton Daily News; a real estate, retail and restaurants reporter for Dayton Business Journal; and a general assignment reporter for the Morning Sentinel in central Maine. After college, she also interned as a reporter at Kosova Live in Pristina, Kosovo.

She was recognized by the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors as Best Business Reporter in 2018 and 2019.

Most recently, Schroeder worked as the marketing and communications manager for YWCA Dayton, which is dedicated to eliminating racism and empowering women and operates Montgomery and Preble counties’ only domestic violence shelters.

In January, Schroeder started a term as a director on the board of HUES Women’s Health Advocacy Institute, which envisions a community capable of addressing the interpersonal and systemic barriers that Black, Indigenous and Women of Color face navigating health and wellness systems.

Schroeder is involved with House of Bread and the community garden in the Jane Reece neighborhood in Dayton, where she lives with her husband and one year old son.