Katy Grimes, a nationally renowned media personality has joined E&E Legal as a Senior Media Fellow.

“We are deliighted and honored to have someone of Katy’s caliber join our impressive stable of Senior Fellows,” said Craig Richardson, Executive Director of E&E Legal. “Her first-rate analytical skills coupled with her dogged determine to discover the truth makes her an oustanding journalist and a great addition to our team.”

Grimes is a longtime political journalist, investigator, analyst and writer. She describes herself on her blog as a “Political Journalist. Saucy Cynic. Quintessential Analyst. Never a stenographer.” As Senior Correspondent for the Flash Report, Katy covers the California Legislature and state agency politics from the State Capitol.

For the last ten years, Katy has worked as an investigative journalist, political columnist and news reporter for The Sacramento Union, the Pacific Research Institute’s CalWatchdog Journalism Center, and The Flash Report.

Katy has been published in the Orange County Register, the Flash Report, Cal News, California Political News and Views, Fox and Hounds, Human Events, and Watchdog.org. She was a regular columnist for The Sacramento Union, and has written for the Washington Examiner, the San Francisco Examiner, the Sacramento Bee, Fox News, and the Business Journal.

Katy has also been an influential political blogger since 2004, and can be heard on many talk radio shows throughout California. Katy fills in as a talk radio host for Sacramento radio shows.

Ryan Rose, managing editor of the Sacramento Union, said about Grimes: “These days, it’s easier for people to re-tweet slogans to describe how they feel – Katy is the type coming up with those slogans. She’s an original in an increasingly postmodern, self-referential, un-original world. Whether or not you agree with her politically isn’t the reason to read her blog; it’s how she says what she says that makes you compelled to go back.”

A California native, Katy lives in Sacramento with her husband Terry. Her son is a recent U.S. Naval Academy graduate, now a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy.