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Natasha McKenty

Natasha McKenty

Natasha is a feature writer, public relations consultant and host of In Studio - airing of Rogers TV: Waterloo Region. Local news and community storytelling are more important than ever. She is passionate about sharing those stories, and putting a spotlight on the remarkable people in our region.

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Recent Work by Natasha

Suicide prevention focus of local tournament

Suicide prevention focus of local tournament

Grieving family partners with KW Titans to remember ‘gentle giant’ with a bright future
Meet the WRPS Canine Unit: Chase, Grim, Ranger, and Tracker

Meet the WRPS Canine Unit: Chase, Grim, Ranger, and Tracker

In 2018, the Canine Unit conducted 344 suspect tracks, made 45 arrests, executed 47 high or medium risk search warrants, located 30 property-related items, and participated in 14 public demonstrations
Waterloo Fire Chief aims to end hunger in the community

Waterloo Fire Chief aims to end hunger in the community

Public safety is his personal mission, with ending food insecurity at the top of his list
Local author pens memoir: story of child labour, rape, and finding her way home

Local author pens memoir: story of child labour, rape, and finding her way home

'My life felt like a dry leaf in the wind, at the mercy of a strong gust. My body was violated, battered, bruised and stolen,' said Ibrahima
Former troubled teen becomes lifeline for local youth

Former troubled teen becomes lifeline for local youth

'My life very easily could have gone in a very different direction - arrested, jail, young parent,' Shawn Ashe admits
#LipoffKW aspires to help end homelessness in Waterloo Region

#LipoffKW aspires to help end homelessness in Waterloo Region

'Look into the studies that have been done and see that chronic homelessness is something that we absolutely can end in Waterloo Region. We have the power to do this as a community,' Petricevic says
Waterloo Regional Police officers rescue dogs bound for euthanasia

Waterloo Regional Police officers rescue dogs bound for euthanasia

When asked about their successes, she recalls the story of a six-month-old American Bulldog used in dog fighting
Kitchener NICU nurse cares for over 1500 high-risk babies a year

Kitchener NICU nurse cares for over 1500 high-risk babies a year

A career in the NICU comes with an emotional toll, especially when providing end of life care
Elementary teacher becomes voice of social justice for local minorities

Elementary teacher becomes voice of social justice for local minorities

The goal is to create empathy, fostered by human connection and compassion
Kitchener resident finishes 2300 km bike ride to Newfoundland – raises over $33k for MS

Kitchener resident finishes 2300 km bike ride to Newfoundland – raises over $33k for MS

'For the first time in my life I was actually doing something that I was talking about doing. I used fear as fuel to push me towards that finish line' said Paul Jankura
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