Traffic/News/Local Entertainment Reporter
Katie joined CBS42 in May 2012. She graduated from the University of Alabama with a Broadcast Journalism degree and is excited to be back in the Heart of Dixie and call Birmingham her new home.
She grew up outside Atlanta in Roswell, Georgia. At a very early age, she knew she wanted to work in television. In elementary school she got her hands on her father’s flip cam and from then on she couldn’t get enough.
While attending UA, Katie quickly got involved her freshman year working as an intern at WVUA. Throughout the rest of college she focused on sports broadcasting and interned at Turner Sports in Atlanta. She also worked as a campus correspondent for ESPNU and as a production intern for TideTV in Tuscaloosa, sideline reporting for the Crimson Tide baseball team.
Katie’s coverage has included entertainment, health and news. You can now watch her every weekday on Wake Up Alabama as the new traffic reporter.
If you have a story idea, she would love to hear from you!