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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
  • Heat Up St. Louis seeks volunteers for Hardees Rise ‘N Shine fundraiser

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. –  A local organization is helping people in both Missouri and Illinois heat their homes this winter. In just a few weeks, it will partner will a local fast-food chain to raise money for neighbors in need. HeatUpStLouis.org focuses on helping area elderly, disabled people and low-income families with delinquent heating bills in the greater St. Louis region. On Friday, February 9, Hardee’s will host the 18th Annual Rise ‘N Shine for Heat event benefiting HeatUpStLouis.org. On […]

  • Watch the ‘Inside the Academy’ special

    For six months, Fox 2 News followed Class 193 through the St. Louis County and Municipal Police Academy. In an exclusive series of reports, reporter Katie Kormann introduced us to three of the recruits who shared their personal experiences throughout the journey. Katie’s stories showed the kind of training recruits received at the academy, and she spoke to academy instructors about the subjects they teach and their approach to teaching. In December, 27 recruits graduated and became officers for the […]

  • MoDOT treating area roadways for morning commute

    TOWN AND COUNTRY, Mo. _Missouri Department of Transportation had limited crews in place throughout the weekend to monitor conditions and treat roads in preparation for Sunday (Jan. 14) night’s wintry mix and freezing temperatures. By 3 a.m. Monday (Jan. 15) MoDOT was fully staffed with crews working to treat the roadways in preparation for the morning commute. Crews were plowing then putting down salt and topping it with beet juice which they said helps to activate the salt. Still, MoDOT […]

  • Dine out event for injured Rock Hill officer Matt Crosby

    ROCK HILL, Mo. – To celebrate his 38th birthday on Friday (Jan. 12), crews are breaking ground on a new smart home for an injured former police officer and several restaurants are inviting you to dine out to help fund the project. In April 2010, former Rock Hill Police Officer Matthew Crosby was shot and paralyzed while responding to a domestic violence call. Crosby has undergone many surgeries since the attack. For the past year, hundreds of residents and many local […]

  • Associate pastor in Mascoutah arrested on child porn allegations

    MASCOUTAH, Il. _An Associate Pastor of a Metro East church was arrested Monday (Jan. 8). The arrest comes at the same time Belleville Police make an arrest in a child pornography case. According to our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, no charges have been filed against the Father Gerald Hechenberger, but the Diocese of Belleville confirmed he was arrested. Hechenberger is an associate pastor at the Holy Childhood Church and School in Mascoutah, Illinois. Belleville police said they received a […]

  • Injured Arnold officer showing signs of improvement

    ARNOLD, Mo. _A critically injured police officer is showing signs of improvement. FOX 2’s Katie Kormann is live at our Powers Insurance Bureau with details on the small but significant moments giving his family and fellow officers hope.

  • Year-round zip line recommended at Hidden Valley Ski Resort

    WILDWOOD, Mo. _Wildwood’s planning committee unanimously recommends approval of a new zip line attraction at the Hidden Valley Ski Resort. Dozens packed the meeting Tuesday night on the fate of the resort. Planners recommend allowing the zip line operation year-round, from 9a.m. until sunset. Hidden Valley agreed to move one zip line and the committee approved a new section for another line. Hidden Valley owners say they needed the year-round zip line to stay in business. Neighbors are worried about increased […]

  • Wildwood hearing on future of Hidden Valley Ski Resort

    WILDWOOD, Mo. _A big crowd is expected Tuesday evening (Jan. 2) in Wildwood at a public hearing over the future of Hidden Valley Ski Resort. A series of warmer than usual winters have hurt business, and the resort proposed a way to utilize its space and make more money. Tuesday, the Wildwood Planning and Parks Committee is hosting a special hearing on a proposed zip line attraction. The city and neighbors want to limit zip line operations from April to […]

  • Frigid temperatures won’t stop some New Year’s Eve events

    ST. LOUIS – The frigid temperatures have forced many weekend events to be canceled or postponed, but there are several unique New Year’s Eve celebrations where St. Louisans can ring in the New Year. For those who cannot stay awake to watch the clock strike midnight, there is a chance to ring in the New Year a bit early. Beginning at 11 a.m. Sunday (Dec. 31) the Magic House (516 S. Kirkwood Rd., 63122) is hosting a Noontime New Year’s […]

  • Many weekend winter festivities around St. Louis canceled due dangerous cold

    ST. LOUIS – With dangerously cold temperatures and wind chills 5 to 20 degrees below zero expected this holiday weekend, several New Year’s celebrations in the St. Louis area have been canceled. Winterfest at the Arch is canceled for the weekend meaning the last skating session at the rink for the season was last night. The closure includes a hockey tournament and a family friendly New Year’s Eve celebration. A spokesman for the Gateway Arch Park Foundation says the safety […]

  • AAA: Dealing with cold weather issues

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _AAA Missouri has seen an increased number of calls during the recent cold snap. The fleet in Hazelwood responded to more than 500 calls for service on Wednesday (Dec. 27). Josh Connors, fleet supervisor at AAA, said the most common call for service lately is a failed battery. Connors said it’s wise to get the vehicle battery checked even if the battery is relatively new. Vehicle owners should also check the fluid levels like oil, coolant and […]

  • Community pulls together to aid a family beset by hard times Christmas Day

    PINE LAWN, Mo. – Several organizations came together to perform a random act of community Christmas morning for a Pine Lawn family. The North County Police Cooperative, Beyond Housing, and other community partners adopted Ebonie Crawford’s family for the holiday. It has been a tough year for Crawford. The single mother of five was involved in a terrible accident last year that totaled her car and nearly took her life “I made it through,” said Crawford. “Just kept praying and […]