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Katie reports for Fox 2 News in the Morning. She is thrilled to be able to tell you about big stories happening around St. Louis as you start your day.

Katie joined the Fox 2/News 11 family in September 2014 as a producer and backpack reporter. In January 2016, Katie was promoted to supervising producer and launched the 11 p.m. newscast on Fox 2.

Katie previously worked as a reporter at KFSM in Fort Smith, AR. She began her news career as a writer for the midday news show at WGN in Chicago.

Katie graduated from Purdue University with majors in Communication and Psychology and a minor in Organizational Leadership & Supervision. She earned a M.A. in Journalism from DePaul University in Chicago.

Recent Articles
  • Stockley protesters peacefully gather outside St. Louis Galleria

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _Dozens of protestors took to the streets in Richmond Heights, stopping traffic during Wednesday night’s rush hour. They marched to the St. Louis Galleria where they were met by police, who kept them from entering the mall. That’s when they moved into the middle of Brentwood Boulevard. Police did not prevent them from stopping traffic on Brentwood but when the crowd headed towards Interstate 64/40, police moved in. Officers prevented the demonstrators from getting on to the […]

  • Six-year-old fighting for his life after shooting; suspects sought

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Homicide detectives with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department are investigating after gunmen ambushed a car carrying a man and two young boys Tuesday evening, injuring two of them. A six-year-old boy is listed in critical, unstable condition at St. Louis Children’s Hospital after being shot in the head around 6:45 p.m. Tuesday on Adelaide Avenue near Grant Street. The six-year-old and an eight-year-old boy were in the car with the wounded boy’s father. Police said […]

  • Toddler found dead in car outside south county school; autopsy scheduled

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – An autopsy is scheduled Tuesday on a one-year-old boy after he was found dead inside a car in South St. Louis County. St. Louis County Police received a call around 6 p.m. Monday about an unresponsive child who was also not breathing outside the Casa Dia Montessori School on Kinswood Lane, near the intersection of Interstate 255 and Telegraph Road. Emergency responders tried to revive the boy while taking him to the hospital. He was […]

  • Know Before You Go: Poplar Street Bridge closure

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _Drivers who use the Poplar Street Bridge to get from South St. Louis to Illinois may need to find an alternate route for the next few months. Missouri Department of Transportation is closing the busy ramp from eastbound Interstate 44/northbound I-55 to the Poplar Street Bridge starting at 9 p.m. Friday (Sept. 8). It will be closed through February as crews rebuild and widen the ramp. While the ramp is closed, two right lanes on the Poplar […]

  • Groundbreaking on U.S. 61 at Route P in Wentzville

    WENTZVILLE, Il. _Missouri Department of Transportation is making changes to make it safer for drivers to merge onto Route 61 just north of Wentzville. MoDOT has identified five intersections along a two and a half mile stretch of Route 61 that have high crash rates due to high rates of speed and volume of traffic making it difficult for drivers to merge in and out of traffic. Currently, to get on or off Rte. 61 near Rte. P, drivers must […]

  • ‘Panoramas of the City’ puts you in St. Louis’ past

    ST. LOUIS, MO — A new exhibit at the Missouri History Museum features larger-than-live visuals to help create an immersive experience for visitors. Photographs captured using specially designed panoramic cameras take center stage in the 6,000 square-foot historical exhibit appropriately named “Panoramas of the City.” The unique floor-to-ceiling images show moments in St. Louis history from 1900 to 1950. The super sized images along with supporting artifacts and interactive media elements help visitors delve into the notable moments in time. […]

  • Smoking ban in effect at all Metro public transit properties

    ST. LOUIS, MO — A new smoking ban means cleaner air for Metro passengers.  That ban goes into effect Tuesday. Smoking is already prohibited on Metro vehicles and on MetroLink station platforms. Now, all Metro transit center properties in Missouri and Illinois will become entirely smoke-free. The ban includes indoor waiting areas and outdoor areas like bus shelters, and Metro park-ride lots. This includes smoking of any kind, including e-cigarettes.

  • Labor rally before annual Labor Day Parade in downtown St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS – This year’s Labor Day came with a push for higher wages for Missouri laborers, as a coalition planned a rally Monday morning before the start of the annual Labor Day Parade in Downtown St. Louis. A coalition of groups called United We Stand St. Louis gathered on North Tucker Boulevard at Biddle Street at 6 a.m. The group marched to N. 19th and Olive streets to hold a rally before the big parade. The groups advocate for […]

  • Know Before You Go: Downtown I-44 closure

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _Drivers traveling to or through downtown St. Louis Friday night (Sept. 1) should be prepared for slow moving traffic after the Missouri Department of Transportation closes more than two miles of interstate. MoDOT is closing all lanes of westbound Interstate 44 from the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge to the I-44/I-55 split. Crews will continue work done last month by removing a barrier wall and restriping lanes. Here is a full list of closures/detours from MoDOT: Starting […]

  • American Red Cross hosts orientation for future volunteers

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _More than 50 trained American Red Cross volunteers from Eastern Missouri have joined the Harvey relief effort. The organization is looking to recruit more people who want to help during future crises. So far, the Red Cross of Eastern Missouri has sent more than 30 tractor-trailer loads serving an estimated 32,000 people in shelters. For now, the organization is focused on deploying registered and trained volunteers to assist with the Harvey relief. If people are interested in […]

  • Toddler ejected, hospitalized after crash in downtown St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – A toddler is in critical condition after being ejected from a car in a crash in downtown St. Louis. The multi-vehicle accident happened around 8:45 a.m. near the intersection of 18th Street at Delmar. According to our news partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, two drivers were injured as well. Officers with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department arrived to find the child lying on the pavement. The Post says a car seat was visible but […]

  • Woman, 3 kids found dead inside St. Louis County home

    ST. LOUIS, MO – A woman and three children were found dead inside of a St. Louis County home overnight. Relatives called police to check on the welfare of their loved ones at the home located in the 10400 block of Balmoral Drive. The family hadn’t been able to reach any of the victims since Wednesday evening. Upon arrival, officers found a woman in her 50’s and three young males suffering from what appears to be gunshot wounds. The children […]