Katie Frates Biography
Katie Frates is the managing editor at Olympic Media and an editor at The Daily Caller.The Daily Caller is a conservative American news and opinion website based in Washington, D.C. It was founded by political pundit Tucker Carlson and Neil Patel in 2010.
The Daily Caller was founded by Tucker Carlson and Neil Patel. After raising $3 million in funding from businessman Foster Friess, the website was launched on January 11, 2010. The organization started with a reporting staff of 21 in its Washington office. It was launched as an alternative to the liberal The Huffington Post, similarly featuring sections in broad range of subjects beyond politics.
Katie Frates Age
Born on 20th Feb 1992. As of 2019, she is around 27 years old.
Katie Frates Height
Katie stands a height of 5 feet 4 inches and has a slim body build with average weight.
Katie Frates Education
After high school in 2010, Katie attended Hillsdale College, a liberal arts university in Hillsdale, Michigan, to pursue an undergraduate degree in Finance with a minor in Economics.She graduated in 2014.While at college, Katie participated in many organizations and clubs. She was a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma PanHellenic sorority and as a sophomore, Katie was the sorority’s social chair. She was also in the cheerleading club.
Frates gave back to the community by taking part in on-campus fundraisers such as Relay for Life annually and a Swamp Stomp for Reading is Fundamental. During her college years, Katie spent her summer months of 2012 as a sales associate at Macy’s in Redmond, Washington state. Frates is quite secretive regarding her personal life; thus, she did not even share her exact date of birth, however, as per sources, she was born on 20 February 1992 aged 27 (2019) somewhere in the United States of America. She is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.
Katie, after completing her high school in 2010, attended Hillsdale College (a college of liberal arts) to complete an undergraduate degree in Finance and minor in Economics. She graduated in the year 2014. While Katie was in her college days, she used to participate in numerous clubs and organization. She was the most active member of Kappa Kappa Gamma PanHellenic sorority. She was even in the cheerleading club.
Moreover, during her college summer months in 2012, she worked as a sales associate at Macy’s in Redmond, Washington State.
Katie Frates Career
Frates is a political editor based in Washington, D.C. In her three years in D.C., Katie has been a part of the leadership team that doubled The Daily Caller News Foundation’s size and scope. During her tenure, she was instrumental in the implementation of a fellowship training program for right-of-center journalists that has since doubled in size and editorial scope. In tandem with an investigative team, the Foundation frequently broke national news and spurred congressional action.
She is now the managing editor of Olympic Media and an editor at The Daily Caller, where she writes about a variety of topics with a focus on feminism. Her work has been featured in National Review, the New York Post and The Washington Times. She led national news by breaking the story about liberal Georgetown professor C. Christine Fair and her abuse and harassment of a Muslim woman who voted for President Donald Trump. Katie appears frequently on Fox News and Fox Business Network on shows like “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” “Fox & Friends” and “Kennedy.” As a National Journalism Center alumna, Katie is part of a group of speakers that helps educate and guide NJC fellows on their journeys into politics. She graduated from Hillsdale College.
Katie Frates Married
While talking about Katie Frates’ personal life and current relationship status, she is a married woman and is enjoying a blissful conjugal life with Christopher Bedford, who is the Editor in Chief at The Daily Caller News Foundation.
Sources claim that the couple met while working together and did not take any longer to fall in love with each other. After dating for a few years, the couple got engaged in early 2018. After enjoying a short engagement period, Katie Frates married her then-fiance Christopher in October 2018 in an intimate wedding ceremony. They are yet to reveal plans of welcoming their children.
Besides Christopher, Katie has not been linked with anyone.
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Katie Frates Newsletter
When Katie Frates was a student at Hillsdale, she was known for sneaking off from parties to play video games. Now, she’s known for The Daily Walkthrough, an esports and video game newsletter.
“I’ve been a nerd my whole life,” Frates said. “I have loved video games forever.”
The Daily Walkthrough is a morning newsletter that publishes Monday through Friday detailing the current events in the gaming industry, league updates, and other announcements. Frates said she is currently the only writer of the newsletter.
But this wasn’t Frates’ original path. She graduated in 2014 as a finance major.
“My summer into my senior year, I had an early mid-life crisis,” Frates said.
Frates ended up interning at the The Daily Caller as part of the National Journalism Center program. She was eventually hired on as an editor and then began working as part of The Daily Caller News Foundation. She currently works at Olympic Media as a managing editor and is now the editor-in-chief at The Daily Walkthrough.
While at school, Frates was involved in Kappa Kappa Gamma and cheerleading. Her advisor, Professor of Law Robert Blackstock, called Frates a “lively and engaged student.”
“Her interests ranged far and wide, and she had the intellect to follow those interests and make them bear fruit,” Blackstock said in an email. “Katie was game to embrace ideas, history, various ethical traditions, and chase the conversation wherever it wanted to go.”
Frates credits Hillsdale with instilling her with what she calls “a vast well of knowledge” that she said gives her a different perspective than her Washington, D.C. counterparts.
“There’s a classical feel at Hillsdale that has followed me and will continue to follow me,” Frates said.
But she has always loved video games.
“Much to my sorority sisters’ chagrin, I did not do a very good job at hiding my video gaming,” she said.
Frates said that The Daily Walkthrough fills a niche gap in the e-sports industry, by providing a newsletter with “no favoritism.” Unlike newsletters from specific publications, The Daily Walkthrough pull from a variety of sources. She said she’s been pleased with it’s success so far.
Frates said she’s been pleased with the newsletter’s success so far.
“It’s been a wild ride,” Frates said. “It’s been far more successful than I thought it would be.”
Esports, or “electronic sports” is a quickly-growing industry centered around playing video games competitively or professionally. Gamers attend tournaments with cash prizes, play on teams, or “stream” their gaming live on platforms like Twitch.
And it’s got some serious cash. The global Esports Economy should reach $905.6 million, according to Newzoo. This is a year-on-year growth of 38 percent.
“This is absolutely an international movement that is not going away,” Frates said.
Senior Josh Hoover started streaming on Twitch last school year and began streaming professionally over the summer.
“I started streaming so my dad could watch,” Hoover said. His dad would normally watch Hoover and his brother play video games, but couldn’t anymore once he and his brothers had left for college.
Hoover said that the idea of working in esports needs to be mainstream.
“I think Fortnite did a good job of that,” he said. “It’s normal now to see someone working in esports.”
Fortnite and other mainstream games have made epsorts familiar to kids, Frates said. In some ways, esports has replaced normal sports.
“This is their passion; this is their hobby,” Frates said. “This is what they’re going to engage with.”