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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.

Recent Articles
  • Police seek public’s help to find missing St. Louis ballerina

    MONROE COUNTY, Mo. – Missouri State Highway Patrol is requesting the public’s help to find a missing St. Louis woman. Raffaella Maria Stroik, 23, was last seen Monday morning (Nov. 12), but her vehicle was located two hours away in rural Monroe County. Stroik was last seen Monday at the Whole Foods Market in Town and Country. Sgt. Eric Brown with MSHP said she appeared to be alone. Monday afternoon, a park ranger found Stroik’s car unattended in a boat ramp […]

  • Das Bevo hosts Mike Arnold Day to celebrate the life of Gus Gus Fun Bus owner

    ST. LOUIS – A celebration of life is planned this weekend for a St. Louis man who was widely known for his social media presence and party bus business. Mike Arnold, owner of Gus Gus Fun Bus party bus, died in June after being struck by a truck during a carjacking in downtown St. Louis. Through his own business and social media accounts, Arnold was known for promoting St. Louis businesses and events. In the wake of his death, the […]

  • Family of dog with failing kidneys receives miracle organ donation

    ST. LOUIS – A dog who gave everything she had to a litter of puppies is repaid with the ultimate gift. When her health was failing and she needed a kidney transplant, her family did not have to look too far for help. This story begins three years ago on a hot summer day in southern Missouri. A dog named Star was found in a plywood box with a litter of puppies. They had no food or water, according to […]

  • Bost pledges to focus next term on infrastructure, revamping healthcare

    Incumbent U.S. Representative Mike Bost wins re-election in Illinois’ 12th congressional district defeating challenger Brendan Kelly. The Republican first won the seat in 2014 after it had been held by Democrats for decades. “They send a clear message that I represent them, and I thank them for that,” Bost said of the voters in his district. The 12th district stretches from the Alton area through the southern tip of Illinois and includes St. Clair and Monroe counties and part of […]

  • Family of missing Jefferson County woman still distraught over disappearance

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. – Thirteen years ago, a pregnant Jefferson County woman said goodbye to her family and went to meet the man she believed to be the father of her unborn child. Amanda Jones was days away from giving birth when she disappeared, leaving her family with more questions than answers. Jones’ parents, Hugh and Bertha Propst, said in August 2005, the day before she disappeared, that Amanda was “overjoyed” about the days ahead. “We went to the hospital […]

  • Live mural on ‘Guns in America’ invokes wide range of opinions

    ST. LOUIS – For one night only, the “Guns in America” art exhibit was on display at the Regional Arts Commission. The live mural created by TIME Magazine and artist JR features 245 individuals with different stories and ideas to contribute to the gun debate. The event Monday night (Nov. 5) drew activists against gun violence, supporters of the Second Amendment, and those somewhere in between. “Gun violence is the biggest problem we have right now in the City of […]

  • Alton High School teacher facing sexual assault charges

    ALTON, Ill. – The Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office charged a teacher at an area high school Friday for having a sexual relationship with a student. Jordan Graham, 28, of Godfrey, was arrested and charged with four counts of criminal sexual assault – all felonies. Graham was a teacher in the English department at Alton High School. According to a letter sent to parents from the Alton School District, school officials received word of an inappropriate relationship involving a student and […]

  • St. Peters firing range introduces classes to survive a carjacking

    ST. PETERS, Mo. – New numbers from the FBI show that you are more likely to be carjacked in St. Louis than any other city in the country. Most carjackings occur in residential neighborhoods or in a parking lot. Instructors at Ultimate Defense Firing Range created a course that teaches people how to survive these frightening encounters. Paul Bastean, managing director at the firing range, said the goal is to make people feel safe, comfortable, and confident defending themselves. “I […]

  • Investigators revisit the disappearance of a pregnant Jefferson County woman

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO – The disappearance of a pregnant Jefferson County woman has devastated her family and frustrated law enforcement for more than 13 years. Fox 2 sat down with investigators from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and the FBI to retrace the last known steps of Amanda Jones and find out where the investigation stands today. After attending church with her family on Sunday, August 14, 2005, then 26-year-old Amanda Jones met Bryan Westfall, the man she believed to be […]

  • High school student creates anti-bullying clothing company

    VALMEYER, IL – A high school senior is working to end bullying by giving people a visual way to connect with others. Mason Williams is the founder of “X to the Fourth,” an anti-bullying clothing line. “We’re a collection of people that strive towards the prevention of bullying in our local communities,” said Williams. The logo for the company is four X’s, or is it? “If you look within the lines of the logo, you’ll see many different things,” he […]

  • New details in north St. Louis County officer involved shooting

    St. Louis County police have identified the man shot and killed during a struggle over a gun with an officer as Armond Lamont Beckwith-Bell, 28, of north city. Just after 5:30 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 25), two uniformed officers from the North County Precinct responded to a disturbance call at the Oak Park Apartments and Townhomes in Spanish Lake. According to police, the 911 call was a woman yelling at a man to give her her money and keys. The officers […]

  • Man dies after struggling with officer over gun in North St. Louis County

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – A man was shot and killed after struggling with police Thursday evening (Oct. 25) in the 11100 block of Ruesta Drive. He was pronounced dead hours later at an area hospital. Detectives are still trying to identify him. St. Louis County Police say two uniformed officers from the North County Precinct responded to the Oak Park Apartments and Townhomes for a disturbance call. Upon arrival, the officers found a man who appeared to be unresponsive in an SUV […]