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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
  • Albert “Red” Schoendienst to be laid to rest

    ST. LOUIS- The funeral mass for Albert “Red” Schoendienst was held Friday at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis in the Central West End. The Hall of Famer died on June 6, 2018,  at his home in Town and Country. Schoendienst was 95 years old. The baseball player, coach, and manager, who wore the Birds on the Bat for more than 60 years, was known as “Mr. Cardinal.” Current and former Cardinals players and coaches, members of the team’s administration, and […]

  • Gunshot detection system “ShotSpotter” one year later

    ST. LOUIS – About one year ago, St. Louis County Police Department activated a new system to help locate gunfire in an area of North County. ShotSpotter technology uses sensors to pinpoint where shots are fired, then sends the information to officers in real time so they can respond to the scene quickly. ShotSpotter covers about four square-miles of the Castle Point area in North County. St. Louis County Police Department provided Fox 2 with statistics about how ShotSpotter has […]

  • Maryland Heights Aquaport closed due to vandalism

    MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. – Aquaport, the outdoor municipal water park in the City of Maryland Heights, is closed to the public until further notice after vandalism causes safety concerns. The announcement was made Wednesday morning (June 13) after several days of clean up efforts were unsuccessful. Gabby Macaluso, Communications Manager for the city, said vandals trespassed onto the pool grounds sometime late June 5 or early June 6. Officials believe the vandals scaled the fence surrounding the pool, got in the […]

  • Forest Park Parkway closes at Big Bend Wednesday

    ST. LOUIS – A busy stretch of Forest Park Parkway in West St. Louis will be shut down for six days beginning as early as 6 a.m. Wednesday as Washington University works to make it safer and easier to access campus. The parkway will be closed between Skinker and Big Bend Boulevards while workers replace the pedestrian bridge over the parkway that leads to the university. Demolition work on the pedestrian bridge began last month. Pedestrian traffic is being directed […]

  • Cardinals Hall of Famer Red Schoendienst dies at age 95

    ST. LOUIS-  Cardinal great Red Schoendienst passed away Wednesday at the age of 95. The news was broken to Cardinal Nation by former Cardinals and KMOX Cardinals announcer Mike Shannon. Schoendienst was born in Germantown Illinois, just 40 miles from downtown St. Louis. He was one of seven children. Early on he showed promise as a baseball player. But in 1939 he suffered an injury to his left eye and was forced to become a switch-hitter batting left-handed. He was signed […]

  • Chesterfield gun store ‘smash and grab’ robbery caught on camera

    CHESTERFIELD, Mo. – Two suspects broke into a West County gun shop early Wednesday morning causing damage and stealing 20 guns in just over a minute. Around 3:15 a.m., surveillance video shows the suspects pull up to Adventure Shooting Sports in Chesterfield. The suspects use a metal pipe of sorts to bust through the front window and can be seen climbing over a chair to get into the shop. The surveillance video shows two suspects dressed in dark clothing break into […]

  • The Magic House’s new exhibits just in time for summer vacation

    KIRKWOOD, Mo. – New exhibits are now open at The Magic House just in time for summer vacation. Forts and Clubhouses featuring TapeScape Through September 3, museum visitors can test their creativity and engineering skills. Kids may use everyday household items to build the ultimate fort, parents will not have to worry about cleaning up the living room after. This exhibit has been featured at The Magic House before, but this year a new element has been added. TapeScape is an […]

  • Free cab rides in Kirkwood start May 31

    KIRKWOOD, MO- Free cab rides are available beginning Thursday to help Kirkwood residents and visitors get around the Downtown Kirkwood area. The free rides are available from Electric Cab North America on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m through December 29. People wanting to use the Downtown Kirkwood Connector service can hail a ride or call (314) 252-8889 to request a pickup. No payment or tips are exchanged. Visitors should park in areas where parking is more readily […]

  • Police chase stolen dump truck into south St. Louis; suspect under arrest

    ST. LOUIS — A man driving a stolen dump truck from Washington County led police on a chase that wound through Illinois and back into downtown St. Louis. The crime spree began in Washington County, Missouri. According to the Washington County sheriff, his office got a call around 5:30 a.m. from a foreman at a work yard in Potosi. He reported that when his crew showed up to work, they noticed a dump truck and trailer along with tools, chainsaw,s […]

  • St. Louis County Council approves $600,000 in raises for jail employees

    ST. LOUIS – In an early meeting Tuesday (May 29), the St. Louis County Council wasted no time reversing several vetoes recently issued by County Executive Steve Stenger. One of the issues debated, which drew a crowd of St. Louis County Justice Center employees, had to do with funding raises for these employees. The council approved spending $600,000 in raises for about 120 county jail employees including correction officers and medical employees. Many of these employees complained they were not […]

  • The annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

    ST. LOUIS- Every year before Memorial Day Monday St. Louis-area Scouts walk the rows of graves at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery and decorate each headstone with a United States flag. About 4,000  scouts volunteered to place the flags on more than 150,000 graves on Sunday. The annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery is it 10a.m. Monday. Shuttle vans will be available to transport visitors from the Sheridan Road Metro commuter lot or the Jefferson Barracks VA Medical Center to the […]

  • 2 children shot, wounded in separate shootings

    ST.LOUIS-  Two young children and an adult are recovering from their injuries sustained during separate shooting incidents in the St. Louis area Thursday night. A six-year-old and a 29-year-old were shot on the Kingshighway overpass at Interstate 70 in North St. Louis around 7:15 p.m. They were said to be in critical, stable condition when they were taken to the hospital. Witnesses told police there were two cars traveling from West Florissant Avenue onto N. Kingshighway Boulevard and the occupants of […]