Kat Lucero

Business Journalist

Washington, D.C.

Kat Lucero


Two environment stories on the front page

D.C. Dept. of the Environment has postponed plans to overhaul its solar panel rebate program. ..... DC Water is seeking public comment as it prepares to study options for controlling sewage overflows into the Potomac River.
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Kennedy Center unveils more expansion details

A two-story structure on the Potomac River and two new pavilions connected underground are among the recently revealed details of a proposed major Kennedy Center expansion. In addition to the Kennedy Center, the Georgetown Current's front page also featured my local arts story -- "Local graffiti artist debuts in Georgetown's FAD."
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Local Marine runs 65 miles for cystic fibrosis fundraiser

A Palisades resident ran 65 miles around D.C.'s Tidal Basin on Saturday to raise money for foundation seeking cure for cystic fibrosis, which his wife has had since birth. (all editions)
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Local Graffiti Artist Debuts in Georgetown for FAD

Local artist Kelly Towles likes to root for the underdog.
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Three front page stories for the Georgetown Current

Georgetown Univ. master planning will soon roll out sustainability, medical center schemes ... Georgetown House and Garden tour this weekend ... Local couple "quietly, humbly and awesomely restoring" Rock Creek Park (Dupont Circle/Georgetown/West End) for 25+ years
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City picks art center for Franklin redevelopment

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ANC supports two visions for Franklin School

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Plan Eyes for S Street Parking

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Kat Lucero

Kat Lucero's work as a tax and health care reporter appears in MLex® US Tax Watch (Lexis Advance), Bloomberg Tax (BNA), The Hill and Tax Notes Today (Tax Analysts). Lucero was a staff writer for the Current Newspapers and a follow-the-money reporting fellow for the Sunlight Foundation. She has also freelanced for Eater DC, The Washington Diplomat, The Washington Post Express, and the late-DCist (a Gothamist local news site). And yes, that's her in an early promo material for Cove, a coworking space.



  • Investigative Reporting
  • Data Journalism
  • Photography
  • Reporting
  • Data Analysis
  • Political Journalism
  • Food and Restaurant Reporting
  • Survey Research
  • Content Management Systems
  • FOIA
  • Video Editing
  • Social Media
  • Health care
  • Federal Regulations
  • Business Reporting
  • Web Production
  • Tax Administration
  • Congress
  • Tax Policy