Katherine Leigh Doherty is a journalist, performer and storyteller. She graduated from Brown University in 2016 as a concentrator in American Studies and Theatre Arts. As a journalist Katherine currently covers the distressed debt market and bankruptcies for Reorg Research in New York. She previously wrote with the healthcare team at Bloomberg news. In radio Katherine reported and produced stories for WBUR's Radio Boston and Rhode Island Public Radio (RIPR), NPR. Katherine's live newscasts were broadcast on 95.5 WBRU, Southern New England's soft rock station. She conducted interviews for BBC News and WPRI Channel 12 CBS Television Broadcast Station in Providence.
Katherine discovered her knack for storytelling through the performing arts. In the fall of 2006, she made her professional stage debut in Irving Berlin's White Christmas. Later that year, she originated the role of Jane Banks in Disney's Mary Poppins on Broadway. Katherine was featured on Disney 365, giving a tour of the New Amsterdam Theatre. She returned to Broadway in the 2009 Tony Award winning Revival of A Little Night Music, starring Catherine Zeta-Jones and Angela Lansbury. She continued to participate in theatre and performance as part of Brown University's All-Female A Capella Group, the Chattertocks, as well as campus theatre productions.
Born in Massachusetts, Katherine is an avid Boston sports fan. She sang the National Anthem and God Bless America for The New England Patriots, New England Revolution, Boston Red Sox and Boston Celtics.
Writing and Reporting
Katherine currently reports for Reorg Research in New York, where she covers the distressed debt market and bankruptcies. At Reorg, Katherine writes about companies in the retail, healthcare, media and telecomm industries. Previously, Katherine wrote for the healthcare team at Bloomberg News, where she covered developments with the Affordable Care Act, biotech and pharmaceutical companies.
In radio, Katherine produced segments for WBUR's Radio Boston and reported for both Rhode Island Public Radio and 95.5 WBRU. Her writing clips and radio segments can be found on Bloomberg News, WBUR.org and RIPR.org.