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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
  • First day of class for St. Louis Public Schools

    ST. LOUIS – It’s back-to-school time for many area districts, including St. Louis Public Schools. Superintendent, Dr. Kelvin Adams will be greeting students this at several schools. Students have a lot to look forward to this year, starting with Monday, August 21, where the district will celebrate the Total Solar Eclipse. The science department has prepared fun, educational activities for each age group. Safety glasses have been ordered for all students and staff. Parents are even invited to join their […]

  • Tractor trailer accident closes WB I-70 near Foristell

    FORISTELL, Mo. – A tractor trailer crash shut down Interstate 70 in St. Charles County for more than six hours Tuesday morning (Aug. 15). According to Missouri Highway, a tractor trailer traveling westbound on I-70 around 2:20 a.m. lost control and began to slide. The tractor trailer was struck by another tractor trailer also traveling westbound causing the first to overturn at mile marker 203. One driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The overturned tractor trailer was […]

  • Inside the Academy: Meet Recruit Trevor Green

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – This fall, Fox 2 News has the unique opportunity to follow a class of recruits through the St. Louis County and Municipal Police Academy. We’ll learn about the testing and training these men and women go through to prepare them to serve and protect the community. Recruit Trevor Green comes from a family of police officers. Green’s grandfather, father and brother have all worn blue. Green’s father was a St. Louis City police officer when he […]

  • Bus service resumes at Metro Civic Center transit station

    ST. LOUIS – Bus service resumes Monday (Aug. 14) at Metro’s new Civic Center Transit Center in downtown St. Louis. The redesigned center at 14th and Spruce streets will serve all 23 MetroBus routes that operate downtown. The new transit center has 18 bus bays, an increase from six. Other amenities include an indoor waiting area with public restrooms, concessions and digital arrival-time boards. Designers say the new transit center will also provide a safer commuting experience for MetroBus riders […]

  • Amazon recalls solar glasses

    Anyone planning to watch the solar eclipse outside on Aug. 21 must wear certified solar glasses to protect their eyes from the damaging rays of the sun. As the big event nears, demand for solar glasses is at an all-time high and an alarming number of fake glasses have entered the market. Two local Amazon customers received emails Saturday morning (Aug.12) letting them know the online retailer was recalling their orders of solar glasses because it could not verify the […]

  • 1 dead, 3 shot in North St. Louis County

    SPANISH LAKE, MO – St. Louis County Police are investigating a shooting outside of a barber shop in North County. A spokesperson with county police says officers from the North County Precinct responded to a call about a shooting at the Edge Up hair studio just after 1:30 Saturday afternoon in the 12000 block of Bellefontaine Road. When officers arrived on the scene, the call was re-classified as a homicide in the parking lot for the barber shop. Police say […]

  • 3 children killed in rollover accident near Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _Three children were killed following a rollover crash just north of downtown St. Louis Thursday night (Aug. 10). Two other people were injured. According to Missouri Highway Patrol, the 1999 Ford Explorer was traveling eastbound on Interstate 70 when the driver, a 23-year-old man, lost control of the vehicle on Cass Avenue at North Tucker Boulevard, as he was exiting the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge. The driver had five children in the SUV. Five of the […]

  • Better Family Life hosts 15th Annual Amnesty Program at St. Louis Community College

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. _Better Family Life, Inc. is hosting a legal expo and warrant amnesty program Wednesday (Aug. 9). It’s the organization’s 15th consecutive year for the program. More than 50 municipalities are taking part this year. Amnesty Day helps anyone facing arrest due to unpaid traffic tickets, child support or other misdemeanors. A team of attorneys offer legal assistance. There is a $10 processing fee. Amnesty Day will take place from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. at St. Louis Community College […]

  • Inside the Academy: Meet recruit Octavia Hearon

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – This fall, Fox 2 News has the unique opportunity to follow a class of recruits through the St. Louis County and Municipal Police Academy. We’ll learn about the testing and training these men and women go through to prepare them to serve and protect the community. Standing five feet, two inches Octavia Hearon, 23, is the shortest recruit in Class 193. Born and raised in the Dellwood/Ferguson area, Hearon said she knew from an early […]

  • 1 dead, 4 hospitalized after O`Fallon, Mo. house fire

    O’FALLON, Mo. _One woman was killed in a house fire in O’Fallon, Missouri early Monday morning. Four other people were taken to the hospital, including two O`Fallon police officers. O’Fallon Fire District Chief Tom Vineyard said the fire started just after 1 a.m. at a home on Country Life Drive. O’Fallon police were the first on the scene and assisted with helping at least one person out of the home. Fire crews from O’Fallon, Lake St. Louis and Central County […]

  • Wood River Marines who died in Vietnam honored by commuity

    WOOD RIVER, IL – Support flowed through Wood River, Illinois Saturday as 1,000 American flags lined Highway 143. It was all to honor three hometown heroes who went to war 50 years ago and never returned. The highway was dedicated to Chris Totora, Richard Bennett and Jim Stassi, high school friends who all joined the United States Marine Corps together. ‘The boys all went to Vietnam, and within about six months they were all killed,” said Totora’s sister, Mary Roberts. […]

  • Mo. Sales Tax Holiday weekend for back-to-school items

    CREVE COEUR, Mo. – Shoppers can save big on back to school items beginning Friday during Missouri’s Tax Free Weekend (Aug. 4-6) The list of school supplies seems to grow longer each year, and the cost of school supplies can add up. Parents and teachers can save money by not paying state sales taxes on certain purchases during the holiday weekend. Some local governments are also waiving local sales tax giving shoppers a savings of up to nine percent. Eligible […]