Katie Engelhart

Eric & Wendy Schmidt Fellow

Katie Engelhart, Eric & Wendy Schmidt Fellow, will work on a book about the “right to die”. She is a reporter/producer at NBC News and NBC Left Field, working on documentary news films. Previously, she was a London-based correspondent for VICE News and a Europe correspondent for Maclean's Magazine. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Guardian and Foreign Policy, among other publications, and she is the recipient of awards including the Canada National Magazine Award. Engelhart holds a master’s of philosophy from St. Antony's College, Oxford University, and a B.A. from Cornell University.

All Work

Are Deaths In Police Custody Being Miscategorized As Excited Delirium?

Katie Engelhart reported for NBC Left Field on a young, unarmed Black man in Texas who died after being tased nine times by police officers.

Inside Sputnik, a Viral Internet Machine Funded by Russia

Katie Engelhart reported on the Washington DC headquarters of Sputnik: the Russian government-funded news agency for NBC Left Field.

Russian operatives send Idaho town into a fake news tailspin

Katie Engelhart produced and reported a short documentary for NBC Left Field on the impact of a fake anti-immigration Facebook campaign.

Hunting for the Victims of Nazi Brain Experiments

Katie Engelhart reported and produced a NBC "Left Field" short documentary on the discovery of brain samples belonging to Holocaust victims.