Katherine Mast

Katherine Mast is a freelance journalist and science writer in Santa Fe. With a degree in environmental studies, she worked as an outdoor educator in northern Indiana, Pennsylvania and Maine before moving to New Mexico, where she soon found herself working as a paralegal in a small criminal defense law office. Her career took her next to the ABQ BioPark and later to the IT department of the City of Albuquerque. She got her start in journalism as an intern at High Country News. Since then, she has covered agricultural and environmental stories for Sierra, Modern Farmer, and Discover. She fact-checks medical stories for Mosaic, is a regular contributor to Edible Santa Fe and New Mexico Kids! magazine, and writes for the Santa Fe Institute. Katherine began producing audio stories for KSFR in 2016.

KSFR's Katherine Mast reports from the Next Generation Water Summit, which was held in Santa Fe June 4-6.

KSFR's Katherine Mast reports from the New Mexico Fermentation Fest, a gathering of producers from all around the state of fermented foods like pickles, kombucha, sauerkraut, and more.

The Next Generation Water Summit will kick off at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center this Sunday, June 4. KSFR's Katherine Mast got the story.

Katherine Mast

Bill Nye the Science Guy was there. And tens of thousands joined him in Washington DC on Saturday in pounding rain for the March for Science on the National Mall. In Santa Fe the numbers were closer to a couple of thousand — and collaborating organizers joined from the Women’s March as well. We bring you Science Monday today with Katherine Mast’s report on the March for Science Santa Fe.


Albuquerque BioPark has installed a wildlife camera in the Sandia Mountains to track wildlife, as part of their mission to be an environmental steward, including for endangered animals. Katherine Mast has the story.