Katie Okamoto

Katie Okamoto is a writer, journalist, and editor based in New York City. She has contributed a mix of cultural essays, features, news, interviews, and reported opinions to a variety of magazines, including The Atlantic, BuzzFeed, Bon Appétit, Newsweek, Vice, Lucky Peach, Milky, and Metropolis. She began her career reporting at WRNI, Rhode Island’s public radio station, and was a producer on the culture and politics podcast Radio Open Source (now on WBRU) before earning a master’s degree in architecture. She is currently the Senior Editor at Metropolis, the architecture and design magazine, where she reports on issues related to professional equity and discrimination, in addition to many other things.



Where Chefs Eat (Phaidon, 2018)
Contributing writer

The Underdome Guide to Energy Reform (Princeton Architectural Press, 2015)
Researcher and contributing writer

A University in the Town, the Town as University (Machizukuri Institute of TUS & Obuse, 2014)
Contributing writer

Volume #37: Is This Not a Pipe? (Archis, 2013)
Contributing writer and editor


Bill McKibben: Coming into View, Another Eaarth (Radio Open Source, May 2010)

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