ABOUT THE SHOW:
MUFON, “Whats Up” is a show for anyone interested in ufology, from experienced researchers to armchair enthusiasts. Hosts Katie Griboski, Chris Deperno, and Katie Cook keep you up to date on the latest UFO news, cases (from the Mutual UFO Network’s case files), and investigation techniques, and bring you interviews with the top names in the field. So tune in and see What’s Up!
Katie Girboski, Chris Deperno & Katie Cook
Katie Griboski is Colorado MUFON’s State Director. She is a STAR (Strike Team Area Research) Investigator for MUFON and is team lead/administrator for MUFON’s MARRS Team (MUFON’s Archive Research, Reporting System).
She also conducted her own independent investigations and research outside of MUFON. She founded the Colorado UFO Paranormal Research group to explore these topics further and share her discoveries with others. In addition, Katie has been a presenter at several conferences and events and has appeared on many radio shows and podcasts.
Katie spends a lot of her time traveling to archives for research and to conduct interviews. She is the author of; Letters of Love & Light – Four Decades of UFO Encounters, Experiences & Sightings Shared with Ufologist R. Leo Sprinkle Ph.D.
She is currently writing her second book: High Strangeness on a Colorado Ranch; The Colorado “Skinwalker” Ranch – Craft, Cattle, Copters, Cryptids, and Cover-Ups. Katie has personal ties to the Colorado ranch. This has motivated her interest in ufology to find answers to all of her experiences.
Katie also holds her Bachelor of Science in Visual Communications and owns her own Graphic Design Studio, “Design Junkie,” and is the mother of five.
Chris DePerno is a retired Major Crimes Detective, a master interviewer, and an interrogator with 25 years of Law Enforcement experience. While serving as a Law Enforcement Officer, Chris was awarded the Medal of Valor for going hand-to-hand with a gunman who was trying to disarm him. Chris was awarded this medal along with several other commendations during his career.
Chris was a former U.S. Marine, serving in the elite Marine Security Guard Battalion as a U.S. Ambassador’s bodyguard. During that time, he was awarded a Navy Commendation Medal for his actions in Nicosia, Cyprus. Chris was assigned to Secretary of State Henry Kissinger’s security detail while the Secretary was in Sweden. Chris was also a member of the U.S. Army National Guard as an Intelligence Sergeant. He was trained as a Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Warfare Technician, giving battlefield briefings on how our opponents would use such weapons against us.
Chris brings his skills to the UFO Phenomena as the Chief Investigator for the Mutual UFO Network in New York State, working with a team in finding the truth. In addition, he has been on many shows, giving audiences information on what is happening in our skies.
For two decades, Katie Cook has been a television host, becoming a go-to expert for celebrity interviews from Dolly Parton to Cher, George Clooney, to President Obama. In addition, she has been called upon as an entertainment expert for CNBC, MSN, and CNN and acted in popular television series including “Nashville” and “One Tree Hill.”
Katie has had a life-long interest in ufology and all things paranormal. After many experiences herself, Katie started reading up on ufology and the paranormal in her teenage years. She has attended many conferences all over the United States and is now merging her interview skills with her passion for paranormal and ufological research to help other experiencers.