Katie was born and raised in the City of Cincinnati, Ohio. It was there she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication and New Media Studies at the College of Mount St. Joseph.
Katie has always been interested in weather, and started working in news as a weather intern and News Content Specialist at FOX19 in her hometown. After graduation from college, Katie began her first full-time news job at WHIZ-TV in Zanesville, Ohio where she worked as a weekend weather forecaster and general assignment reporter. She is currently pursuing her Certificate in Broadcast Meteorology through the Mississippi State University Distance Learning Program where she is expected to graduate by 2017.
In her free time, Katie enjoys painting local landscapes, and has big plans to create many of the beautiful Quad Cities region! Some of her other hobbies include horseback riding, fishing and enjoying the outdoors with her dog, Zane.
Katie joined the KWQC-TV6 First Alert Weather Team in September of 2015.
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