Kate Cronin is a PhD Candidate in the RTF Department at UT Austin. She is a co-managing editor for Flow: A Critical Forum on Media Culture and a board member for The Velvet Light Trap. She has a Master's degree in Film and Media Preservation from the L. Jeffrey Selznick School of Film Preservation and the University of Rochester. Her current research focuses on the role of audiovisual archives within the broader media industries, media in translation, and alternative media practices. Her dissertation project is an history of early US television news research libraries and newsfilm archives.