Brontë Sorotsky


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Brontë Sorotsky is excited to join the KOAM news team as a Multimedia Journalist.

Brontë was born and raised in Los Angeles and spent the last 4 years living in San Francisco. There, she received her bachelor’s degree in Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts (BECA) at San Francisco State University. During her time there, she worked as a reporter for YR Media, where she focused on San Francisco’s housing crisis and had her radio pieces air locally.

She also got the opportunity to intern at KTVU FOX 2 in Oakland. Most recently, Brontë freelanced for the Associated Press on Election Night.

When she’s not reporting, she enjoys riding her bike and going on picnics!


How to use an at-home Covid-19 test effectively

Joplin artist uses glass art to bring snow to area

“Artists Against Hunger” aims to tackle food insecurity in Southeast Kansas

“Make-a-Wish” helps 5 year old Neosho boy’s wish come true

The impact of Covid-19 on school nurses

Columbus school staff busier than usual amid rising Covid cases

Mercy Hospital sees most Covid-19 hospitalizations in weeks

Area agencies warn of poor winter road conditions

Local school districts move to virtual learning

Pittsburg school’s testing policy causes issues for some

Joplin shelters ready to take in extra people in need

Local pharmacy facing at home Covid-19 test shortage

Local glass artist shares skills with Pittsburg art studio

Proposed Joplin community shelter shut down by city

Miami woman scrambles after being evicted on short notice

Asbell Foundation hosts 7th annual community Christmas dinner

Joplin travelers not too affected by airline cancellations

Globally, airlines have cancelled over 2,000 flights.

Missouri lawmaker pre-files legislation to aid in police recruitment

CHC/SEK provides free at home Covid-19 testing to community

Rodeo raises money for local church camp

Pittsburg State ROTC participates in “Wreaths Across America”

The History of the Southeast Kansas Amazon Army

Frontenac students provide shoes to those in need

Local Health Departments wait for guidance on Missouri Attorney General’s letter

Missouri lawmaker proposes new bill requiring driver’s ed

Currently, it is only recommended that new drivers looking to obtain a license complete a driver's ed program.

Four State residents remember Pearl Harbor eighty years later

Pittsburg Church hosts community nativity festival

Baxter Springs Church hosts German inspired Christmas Market

Rural Hospital braces for possible increase from new Covid-19 variant

Carthage woman speaks out after being scammed online

Tips for weatherizing your home this winter

Rural Kansas schools see decline in early learning reading levels

Hanukkah 2021: What is the Jewish festival of lights?

Volunteers set up annual Ronald McDonald House Christmas display

2021 Toy Drive and Car Show collects toys for local Salvation Army

Black Friday’s impact on small businesses

Joplin woman celebrates Thanksgiving after Covid-19 hospitalization last year

This thanksgiving, Jennifer Parks is celebrating with her loved one's by her side, It's a significant change from how she spent the holiday last year.