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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
  • 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 […]

  • New proposal to allow City Alderman to review Mayor Krewson appointments

    ST. LOUIS-  A new proposal will be introduced to the St. Louis City Board of Aldermen Thursday which would force Mayor Lyda Krewson to get approval from the board for all appointments to city boards and commissions. In 2012, voters approved a plan to cut the number of city wards from 28 to 14. This would also eliminate the number of Board of Alderman positions. The plan is set to take effect in 2022. Several aldermen are supporting a bill asking […]

  • Major Case Squad investigates double homicide in Alton

    ALTON, Ill. –  The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis is investigating after two men were found dead inside a home in Alton late Monday night. Officers with the Alton Police Department responded to a report of shots fired around 10:30 p.m. Police found two men shot to death inside a home on Lawn Street in the Alton Acres neighborhood. Neighbors reported seeing two people running from the area after the shooting. The victims have been identified as Elijah […]

  • Council votes Monday on proposal to bring trash transfer station to St. Charles County

    ST. CHARLES, Mo. – The St. Charles County Council will vote Monday on a controversial plan to build a trash transfer station near the Family Arena. The proposed facility would be built on an eight-acre site next to the old quarry at Arena Parkway and Friedens Road. The plans for the trash transfer station would allow for small trash collection trucks to drop garbage in an enclosed building. The trash would be pushed off a ledge to a larger truck parked below […]

  • Police Memorial Breakfast honors fallen St. Louis City officers

    ST.LOUIS, MO – The 32nd Annual Memorial Breakfast was held Friday morning (May 18) to pay tribute to St. Louis Police officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice. The Memorial Breakfast honors the 165 St. Louis Police officers killed in the line of duty between 1863 and 2011. The event was held the Grand Ballroom of the America’s Center in downtown St. Louis with an estimated 1,100 people in attendance. The ceremony began with the St. Louis Police honor guard […]

  • Person struck, killed by patrol vehicle in St. Peters

    ST. PETERS, MO-  A man was killed after he was struck by a St. Charles County Police Department patrol vehicle on Interstate 70 Wednesday night. The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating the accident. According to investigators, around 10:15 p.m., the officer was driving his patrol vehicle westbound on I-70 just east of the Cave Springs exit in St. Peters when he struck a pedestrian walking in the center of the westbound lane. Witnesses reported to the highway patrol, the […]

  • Workers rescue cow stuck in mud in Wentzville

    WENTZVILLE, Mo. – Wentzville firefighters and a Good Samaritan work together to rescue a pregnant cow stuck shoulder-deep in muddy water. The cow’s owners are grateful for the support they received to save their beloved animal. Dorothy Harris said she and her husband, Sam, noticed a few of their cows near the pond Tuesday evening (May 16). Due to the high temperatures in recent days, they assumed the cows were just trying to keep cool. Wednesday morning (May 17), as Harris […]

  • Belleville News-Democrat moving its print operations to Kansas City

    BELLEVILLE, Ill. – Two dozen Belleville News-Democrat employees will lose their jobs when the newspaper move its print and packaging operations to Kansas City later this summer. The announcement was made during a meeting of production employees Monday. The BND will be printed by the Kansas City Star beginning August 18. Both publications are owned by McClatchy. The 24 full-time and part-time employees in the print production team will receive severance payments and other company benefits along with local and […]

  • Employer suspends bus drivers after accusations of organized absence

    CASEYVILLE, Ill. — Seven bus drivers were suspended from work Tuesday morning (May 15) accused by their employer of coordinating an organized group absence. However, the drivers say their absences are legitimate, and they have documentation to prove it. Fox 2 spoke with five women who were suspended this morning when they arrived for work at the Illinois Central Bus Company in Caseyville. The drivers transport students in Caseyville and East St. Louis. According to Catina Wilson, Vice President of […]

  • Violent weekend in St. Louis leaves three injured in multiple shootings

    ST. LOUIS – Three separate shootings have left three people wounded Sunday. The violence continued into early Monday morning. Just before 1 a.m., a person was shot while driving in their car. The driver stopped at a stop sign on Euclid Avenue when someone approached and asked for money. The driver said ‘no’ and drove away, then heard gunshots and realized they had been hit. The driver then stopped at a nearby business for help. A nearby witness told FOX 2, it […]

  • School board restores East St. Louis boys’ track season

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – The East St. Louis boys’ track team was reinstated by the school board Monday morning, reversing a previous decision by the district superintendent. However, that might not be the end of the matter. Student, athletes, and supporters gathered at the District Administrative Offices in East St. Louis morning as a last-ditch effort to save their track season. Monday was the last chance for the decision to be reversed for students to be able to participate in the […]