Santa Fe New Mexican


Who’s Who And Who’s Here

Kate Nelson holds a spot in the Scripps Howard Hall of Fame for excellence in political reporting, feature writing, and commentary at The Albuquerque Tribune. She has also explored public issues as the former host of KNME-TV’s New Mexico in Focus and as a national commentator for NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday. During her tenure as managing editor of New Mexico Magazine, she dived into matters of culture, history, and identity, and in 2021 the International Regional Magazine Association named her Writer of the Year. Nelson is the author of the 2012 artist biography Helen Hardin: A Straight Line Curved and has work in the forthcoming New Mexico Poetry Anthology 2023.