Citizen Kate

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Citizen Kate interviewing John Edwards in 2007

Citizen Kate is a mockumentary series about a fictional citizen journalist named Kate on the actual presidential campaign trail that has been produced in 2008 and in 2016 by of Chicago and Los Angeles. The series was created by Carey Lundin who, as an award-winning producer of political campaign spots, always wanted to follow the presidential campaign.[1][2]

Without any experience in either politics or reporting, Citizen Kate attends political events, where she talks with senators, delegates, and presidential candidates in order to uncover the political process. Citizen Kate has been described as a "half valley girl, half Michael Moore".[3]

The Tribune story was also picked up by The Economist Global Technology Forum.[4] In April 2007, YouTube's CitizenTube editor highlighted Citizen Kate's "crush" on Obama and demonstration of "serious pluck" in the YouTube Staff Picks of the Week.[5]
Citizen Kate interviewing Senator Dick Durbin


  1. ^ Kogan, Rick. "On filmmaker Mark Frazel, a lion of knowledge". Retrieved 2021-07-08.
  2. ^ "MySpace race on the campaign trail". Chicago Tribune. 26 February 2007.
  3. ^ Turner, Cynthia, Cynthia Turner's Cynopsis Archived 2007-09-27 at the Wayback Machine, April 5, 2007 in her Website of the Day section
  4. ^ "The Economist Global Technology Forum". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-06-21.
  5. ^ Steve, CitizenTube Editor, Staff Picks of the Week, April 13, 2007 highlights Citizen Kate's crush on Obama and selects her vblog as one to watch on YouTube

External links[edit]

  • Citizen Kate 2008 Trailer[1]
  • Citizen Kate 2016 Iowa intro episode[2]