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. She transitioned to reporting in January 2017.
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.
ST. LOUIS – The cold weather came upon us quickly across the St. Louis area, which means a lot of people probably have flowers and vegetation still on their porches or in their yards. Fox 2’s Katie Kormann visited Steve Rush at the Garden Heights Nursery to find out what we should be doing to protect those plants.
ST. LOUIS – Cold temperatures have moved into the St. Louis-area Friday night. While some are welcoming the cooler weather, some fire officials are educating people about fire prevention. People heading to Oktoberfest at Soulard Market may want to wear leggings under their lederhosen. Friday night temperatures could dip into the 30s and the high temperature on Saturday will be in the low 60s. The two-day event celebrates all things German: music, beer, food, entertainment, and activities. The festival benefits […]
(UPDATE: The day after the pet food was stolen, Gateway Pet Guardians announced on Facebook that the community donated thousands of dollars and Purina offered to replace all of the stolen goods.) ST. LOUIS – Local animal lovers have stepped up to support the Gateway Pet Guardians after dozens of bags of pet food were stolen Thursday afternoon. The staff said surveillance cameras captured three people stealing large bags of pet food stacked near the front door of the facility […]
ARNOLD, Mo. – A local food pantry is looking to make a small change in hopes of making a big impact on the environment. The Arnold Food Pantry has been making a difference for the people of Jefferson County since 1983. Soon, it will also make a difference for the planet. “When I took over the position earlier in the year, I did some math and figured out we were using anywhere from 60,000 to 80,000 plastic bags,” said Ed […]
ARNOLD, Mo. – The Arnold Food Pantry will expand services to ensure no veteran goes hungry. The organization already serves an estimated 13,000 Jefferson County residents each year. “No veteran should worry about where their next meal is coming from,” said Phil Amato, board president of the Arnold Food Pantry. “That’s sinful.” More than 200 people attended the annual Taste of Arnold at the Arnold VFW, the Arnold Food Pantry’s biggest fundraiser of the year. The Arnold Food Pantry does not […]
LINCOLN COUNTY, Mo. – The police chief of a small town in Lincoln County, Missouri was arrested Monday (Oct. 7) and charged with five felonies after a grand jury said there was enough evidence that she swindled thousands of dollars from a vulnerable resident in her community. The City of Old Monroe placed its police chief, Kimla Lowery, on unpaid administrative leave after officials learned Monday afternoon Lowery was arrested and booked into the Lincoln County jail earlier in the day, […]
ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Union Station wrapped up a big week with a free movie night featuring the classic film “Meet Me in St. Louis.” “We’re under a huge transformation here at St. Louis Union Station,” said Cameron Schoeffel, director of sales and marketing at St. Louis Union Station. On Monday, the St. Louis Wheel opened, lighting up the city’s skyline. Visitors can also enjoy other attractions like the carousel or play mini-golf. Schoeffel said the movie was an […]
ST. LOUIS – Cardinals baseball means big business for St. Louis. The team has not made it to the post-season since 2015 and economic experts are expecting a major boost for businesses thanks to national coverage and eager fans. Owners of Game 6 Honky Tonk Joint are excited to celebrate their first Cardinals post-season since opening their doors in 2017. The bar was named after game 6 of the 2011 World Series. As its name suggests, Game 6 Honky Tonk […]
ST. 0LOUIS – The best female impersonators from across the country are in St. Louis this week to compete in the Miss Gay America pageant. Hundreds of people packed Hamburger Mary’s Wednesday (Oct. 2) for the first night of the preliminary round. Miss Gay Missouri “Vega” is one of 37 contestants in the competition. “Vega” competed in her first pageant one year ago and earned her title in March. “I have the state of Missouri behind me, so I am […]
ST. LOUIS – On the same day more law enforcement arrived in St. Louis, neighborhoods across the city came together for National Night Out, an annual community-building effort to promote partnerships among police and the communities they serve. More than 75 block parties were held across St. Louis on Tuesday (Oct. 1). Police Chief John Hayden and Mayor Lyda Krewson made stops with the Operation Polar Cops ice cream truck at events near downtown, in north St. Louis, and near […]
ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO – Several fires were reported along an eight-mile stretch of Interstate 70 in St. Charles County Monday (Sept. 30). Police are asking anyone who may have seen what started the fires to contact them. Lake St. Louis Police Chief Chris DiGiuseppi would not go so far as to say the fires were intentionally set, but he said the number of fires in a short amount of time spanning both sides of the interstate was suspicious. Police […]
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – Some young athletes are getting an assist from a local police department. On Friday evening, the Rolling Rams, Missouri’s only youth wheelchair basketball team, threw elbows with law enforcement on the basketball court. For the third year, St. Louis County police officers ditched the brown uniforms for tee-shirts and a set of wheels in a “cops versus kids” wheelchair basketball scrimmage. “I know what to expect, and I know to be very afraid,” said Sgt. […]