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A Texas native, Katherine was drawn to reporting as a way to explore the world, in big and small ways, and make human connections. Her path through journalism took has meandered through the Piney Woods of East Texas, Capitol Hill in Washington, the Mobile Bay area of Alabama and, most beloved New Orleans, Louisiana. She moved to Los Angeles in 2019 to cover the gambling industry for the Wall Street Journal, from economic upheaval in Las Vegas during the pandemic to truck stop casinos and sports betting ventures. Katherine teamed up with her colleague Kirsten Grind to write about the inspirational life, and tragic death, of former Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, in a book to be published in 2022.

Katherine loves to ride bikes, and she's  learning how to climb mountains on the dirt trails of Southern California. She lives in East Hollywood with her husband, Mike and their dogs, Sandy and Ziggy.

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March 15, 2022

From award-winning Wall Street Journal reporters Kirsten Grind and Katherine Sayre, an in-depth exploration of Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's lifelong search for happiness and the struggles that led to his mysterious death -- and how his legacy provides lessons on finding true meaning in our own lives. Forthcoming from Simon & Schuster.

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