Kassidy is a reporter based in Des Moines, but she isn’t afraid to do some state travel. She covers the Latino and Spanish-speaking community and is Iowa Public Radio's Report for America corps member. Kassidy worked at the public radio station, KBIA, in Columbia, Missouri where she recently graduated from the University of Missouri, Columbia School of Journalism. Kassidy’s work earned her a position as a finalist for the Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence award.
Kassidy grew up right in Iowa’s backyard: Omaha, Nebraska. Her favorite public radio program is As It Happens.