Kathy Kiely began her journalism career as a reporter and editor at The Daily Princetonian. She has worked as a reporter and editor for numerous regional and national news organizations, covering Congress and national politics and has advocated on First Amendment issues as a Free Press Fellow for the National Press Club. Kiely has taught journalism at Princeton, American University, George Washington University and the University of New Hampshire. This year she became the Lee Hills Chair for Free Press Studies at the Missouri School of Journalism, where she is teaching and working to advance the cause of free speech nationally and internationally. She still roots for her hometown Pittsburgh Steelers. While waiting in airports, she knits.