Katie Pavlich

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Katie Pavlich
Katie Pavlich Portrait.jpg
Pavlich at the CPAC in 2013
Born Catherine Merri Pavlich
(1988-07-10) July 10, 1988 (age 29)
Arizona, United States
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Arizona[1]
Occupation Journalist, political commentator, author

Catherine Merri "Katie" Pavlich (born July 10, 1988)[2][3] is an American journalist, primarily known for her work at the online news magazines Townhall.com and The Hill, as well as for authoring the book Fast and Furious: Barack Obama's Bloodiest Scandal and Its Shameless Cover-Up. A National Review Washington Fellow, she has appeared numerous times as a television commentator, notably on the Fox News Channel program The Five.

Early life and education[edit]

Pavlich was born in Arizona.[4] Self-described as a Daughter of the American Revolution,[5] she was raised in the mountainous areas of northern Arizona and developed interests in river rafting and hunting and a love of the outdoors from her father. Pavlich graduated from Sinagua High School in Flagstaff; she played volleyball and basketball in high school.[6][7][8][9] In 2010, Pavlich earned a bachelor of arts degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Arizona.[1]


Pavlich speaking at the CPAC in February 2017.

After completing her degree in 2010, Pavlich moved to the Washington, D.C., area and became news editor for Townhall.com, a contributing editor to Townhall Magazine,[10] and a Fox News Channel contributor.[1] In the summer of 2013, she became an alternate co-host for The Five. She is also a National Review Washington Fellow.[11] As a reporter, she has covered topics ranging from White House scandals and the 2012 presidential election to the Second Amendment and U.S. border issues. Pavlich has shared her perspective on multiple media venues, including Fox News Channel, CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, and Fox Business, in addition to numerous national and local radio shows. She is a regular speaker on college campuses across the country.

Pavlich was named Blogger of the Year at CPAC 2013[12] for her coverage of the ATF gunwalking scandal commonly referred to as the Fast and Furious scandal.

She is the author of a book on the same subject, Fast and Furious: Barack Obama's Bloodiest Scandal and Its Shameless Cover-Up (2012).

In July 2014, Pavlich published her second book, Assault & Flattery: The Truth About the Left and Their War on Women.

On July 10, 2014, the Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute honored Pavlich as the Woman of the Year.[13]

On February 17, 2017, she addressed students at Oklahoma Christian University on behalf of the Young Americans Foundation (YAF) regarding government corruption under the Obama administration [14]

Awards and honors[edit]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Katie Pavlich". Fox News Channel. Retrieved July 24, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Katie Pavlich". Twitter. Retrieved July 24, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Katie Pavlich". Red Alert Politics. Retrieved July 24, 2014. 
  4. ^ Owens, Bob (April 4, 2015). "Slugging it out on the Potomac". Bearing Arms. Retrieved December 27, 2016. 
  5. ^ Pavlich, Katie (July 3, 2014). "Proud to be an American". Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Retrieved July 16, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Alumni Listings". Sinaguah High School. 2006. Retrieved July 24, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Sinagua's volleyball team sweeps Glendale Apollo". Arizona Daily Sun. August 31, 2005. Retrieved December 27, 2016. 
  8. ^ Odeven, Ed (February 7, 2006). "Sinagua, Page advance to girls tourney title game". Arizona Daily Sun. Retrieved December 27, 2016. 
  9. ^ Odeven, Ed, and Glasenapp, Todd (February 20, 2006). "Sinagua, Page squads ready for Final Four". Arizona Daily Sun. Retrieved December 27, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Katie Pavlich". Townhall.com. Retrieved July 24, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Katie Pavlich". National Review Institute. Retrieved July 24, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Katie Pavlich honored at CPAC as blogger of the year". Twitchy.com. Retrieved July 24, 2014. 
  13. ^ Williams, Rachel (July 11, 2014). "And the 2014 Woman of the Year Award Goes to ...". Townhall. Retrieved July 24, 2014. 
  14. ^ "Katie Pavlich LIVE at Oklahoma Christian University". YouTube. 2017-02-16. Retrieved 2017-04-06. 

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