Katie Thomas

Katie Thomas joined The New York Times as a sports writer in January 2008.

Before joining The Times, Ms. Thomas served as a staff reporter at Newsday from 1998 to 2007.

Ms. Thomas is the author of “Waters Dark and Deep: How One Family Overcame Hurricane Katrina’s Deadly Fury” (Cold Spring Press, February 2006), a book chronicling the rescue and reunification of a group of New Orleans families in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

In 2006 she received the International Reporting Project fellow where she spent five weeks reporting in Congo Republic, as well as the Mike Berger Award for a narrative feature on victims of domestic violence.