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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
  • Remains of fallen soldier return home to Illinois

    HARRISBURG, Il. _ After 66 years the remains of U.S. Army Reserve Corporal Edward Lee Borders are returning home Thursday (July 27). After Borders arrives in St. Louis from Hawaii an honor guard and the Patriot Guard Riders will escort Borders back to his hometown of Harrisburg, Illinois. Borders was reported missing in action in February 1951 during the Korean War. In December of that year, communist forces reported Borders died in a prisoner of war camp. According to our […]

  • Crews to split traffic across Poplar Street Bridge

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Missouri Department of Transportation will be shifting traffic lanes on eastbound Interstate 64 approaching the Poplar Street Bridge Tuesday afternoon (July 25). Drivers will need to be alert and move to the appropriate lane before reaching the bridge, according to MoDOT officials. Crews will split traffic across the bridge with one lane going to the left and two lanes going to the right. Drivers heading to Illinois Route 3 or any exit in East St. Louis […]

  • Ameren repairing power outages in Missouri, Illinois

    FLORISSANT, Mo. _ Nearly 100,000 customers were without power across the St. Louis metro after a strong storm swept through the area late Saturday (July 22) and early Sunday (July 23). Ameren crews worked through the day Sunday, and more than 100 linemen from as far away as Oklahoma and Wisconsin will be arriving Monday morning (Jul. 24) to assist in the restoration efforts. Ameren Missouri had more than 400 workers out yesterday restoring service. The company reached out to […]

  • Crews work to repair water main break at 13th, Convention Plaza

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _ Crews are working to fix a water main break at 13th Street and Convention Plaza in downtown St. Louis early Friday morning (July 20). The road buckled and water could be seen flowing out of the break. Water is flowing from the source east down Convention Plz. to N. Tucker Boulevard, then north on Tucker Blvd. to Biddle St. The area is serviced by the City of St. Louis Water. A crew set up street barriers […]

  • MoDOT, AAA offer advice for car maintenance in extreme heat

    HAZELWOOD, Mo. _ As triple digit temperatures set in, drivers may find extreme heat may be just as problematic for a car as the extreme cold. Roadside assistance crews are seeing an increase in calls for service this week. Josh Connors, AAA Fleet Supervisor in Hazelwood, said they expect to service 30-40 percent more calls over the next few days due to the dangerous heat. According to Connors, the heat can cause tires to blow out. This is especially a […]

  • School closings for Aug. 21 total solar eclipse

    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – Schools across the St. Louis metro are making plans for the upcoming Total Solar Eclipse. Edwardsville District 7 is the latest district giving students the day off on August 21 due to the once in a lifetime event. The eclipse will be visible across the U.S. when the moon completely blocks the sun for about two minutes and 40 seconds around 1:18 p.m. that day. People across the metro will be able to see the duration of […]

  • Cool down with a snow cone from Rio Syrup Company

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – We’re in for another hot week in the St. Louis area and we’ve got a sweet way to cool down. Snow cones have been a life-long favorite for many people and some of those delicious flavors you love are made right here in St. Louis. FOX 2 / KPLR 11’s Katie Kormann is live in downtown St. Louis with a look at where it’s all happening!

  • Belleville to get second Walmart Supercenter

    BELLEVILLE, IL – A new Walmart Supercenter is coming to the metro east.  It will be the company’s second megastore to operate in Belleville. The Belleville City Council meet Monday night at the Lindenwood University to discuss the proposed Walmart site. Currently a supercenter is located on Carlyle on the east side of Belleville.  But now, there will be a Walmart supercenter on the west side of town.  It’s slated for the intersection of Illinois 15 and South 74th Street. […]

  • Ted Drewes has some of best “soft-serve ice cream” in the nation

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Ted Drewes has been named one of the nation’s best places to get soft serve ice cream. But true St. Louisans know it’s not ice cream.  Either waty, it was named the 25th place in the nation to grab a cone. According to BuzzFeed, the concretes keep everyone coming back for more! This is what customers told them about the frozen custard: “First of all, I am a native St. Louisian and am no stranger to […]

  • Following cadets through St. Louis County Police Academy

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – The St. Louis County Police Department is looking to hire a few good men and women. More than 100, in fact, thanks to Proposition P, a half-cent sales tax to fund public safety. Public safety, as well as the safety of officers, has been a major concern in the area the past few years. In an exclusive series of reports you’ll see only on Fox 2 News, reporter Katie Kormann explores who would want to […]

  • St. Louis County operating cooling shelter through Sept. 15

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY_The Heat Advisory for our area has been extended another day. Services are available for residents who need help keeping cool. St. Louis County has partnered with The Salvation Army to open a 24-hour cooling center. The shelter… Located at 10740 Page Avenue, is open now through September 15. It can accommodate 48 people. In the past, this shelter has opened its doors round the clock during the winter months as a warming center but this is the […]

  • Lanes of I-64 on the Boone Bridge closing for road work

    ST. LOUIS — If you’re headed to St. Charles In the next two weeks, you may want to leave a few minutes early; road work begins Monday morning. Drivers who use Interstate 64 to get into St. Charles will want to allow extra travel time. Crews will close the right lane on westbound I-64 just past the Boone Bridge to Route 94. The lane will be closed until Friday afternoon when it will open back up for the weekend. MoDOT […]