Former Insight Producer
Kate Gonzales was a producer for “Insight with Beth Ruyak.” She kicked off her media career in a small, Northern California newsroom, where she typed obituaries and sheriff’s logs. Since then, she’s worked for KVIE Public Television and Sacramento News & Review (with a quick stint as a host at a local brewery).
In 2014, she earned her degree in sociology from Sacramento State. As a print reporter, she has covered arts & culture and news in the region. She was recently recognized with a 2018 California Journalism Award for a sports feature on a homeless street soccer program.
Before joining Insight in 2019, Kate worked as a freelance writer. She continues to freelance for SN&R and other publications. Her favorite podcasts include Criminal, 99PI, This is Hell! and of course, This American Life. When she’s not working, she might be jogging, enjoying drinks on Sacramento patios, or petting other people’s dogs.
July 4, 2020
As the country grapples with a pandemic and confronting white supremacy, Sacramento artists are responding to the moment.
October 31, 2019
The latest episode of CapRadio’s podcast, Making Meadowview, follows a teenager as he navigates school, sports and family. We’ll expand on this conversation with Antoine Germany, who teaches the Men’s Leadership Academy at Luther Burbank High School.
October 22, 2019
The newest episode of Making Meadowview examines the impact of community policing through a remembrance of Officer Dan Ware. The episode also details the challenges Ware faced from racism within the Sacramento Police Department.
October 21, 2019
At a Monday press conference, MLS Commissioner Don Garber and Republic FC owner Ron Burkle announced that the Republic would be the league’s newest expansion franchise.
October 21, 2019
A literary event that puts stories in the spotlight has been celebrating its tenth season. As this year’s Stories on Stage closes out, its director says goodbye.
October 17, 2019
A national program designed to train aspiring public radio journalists is nearly 20 years old. The final NextGen cohort of 2019 is in Sacramento this week — the annual training stop at CapRadio. They share their stories focused on immigration.
October 15, 2019
Modesto’s Central West Ballet spins a spooky tale in its presentation of Dracula. Two company members join Insight to discuss their upcoming performance.
October 10, 2019
CapRadio has spent a year listening and learning about a South Sacramento neighborhood. The resulting podcast ‘Making Meadowview’ premieres today.
October 8, 2019
For five years, Johnny Flores has had casual conversations with Sacramento artists, politicians, entrepreneurs and journalists. After 200 episodes, his podcast Serious Talk. Seriously. will end. He talks about the podcast and why he’s ending it.
October 7, 2019
To address the literacy needs of Sacramento County children, the Sacramento Public Library Foundation developed a literacy map and annual report card. The second set of findings was released this past summer.