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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
  • Deadly confrontation, first for St. Louis police in 2018

    ST. LOUIS – A suspect was shot and killed and a St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department officer was injured during an altercation Wednesday (Dec. 12). It was the department’s first fatal police-involved shooting of the year. According to Chief John Hayden, around 1 p.m., a license plate reader spotted a Hyundai Santa Fe that was recently reported stolen near the intersection of Goodfellow and Lillian. The Real-time Crime Center sent out an alert to officers to search for the vehicle. […]

  • First responders pull 2 people from vehicle that drove into a Kirkwood lake

    KIRKWOOD, MO – Four people were taken to the hospital Tuesday night (Dec. 11) after a car went into a retention pond in Kirkwood. Two people inside the car were transported in critical condition. One Kirkwood police officer and one Kirkwood firefighter were also taken to the hospital with minor injuries, according to Kirkwood Fire Chief Jim Silvernail. Firefighters from surrounding municipalities and divers from the Metro West Fire Protection District responded to the pond in front of the Lutheran Church-Missouri […]

  • St. Charles County officers and deputies take local families holiday shopping

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO – Christmas came early for 15 St. Charles County families thanks to their local law enforcement agencies. Tuesday night (Dec. 11), officers from the St. Charles County Police Department and deputies from the St. Charles County Sheriff’s Office took these families on a shopping spree at the Kohl’s store in O’Fallon. “We love taking care of our kids. We love taking care of our families,” said Sgt. Donald Van with the sheriff’s office. “It’s what we […]

  • Large North County family hopes for a new home after fire

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – A north St. Louis County family faced two major setbacks in just a matter of weeks. First, the matriarch delivered twins at 27 and a half weeks, and the babies were admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Two weeks later, a fire ripped through the family’s home in Glasgow Village. In the early morning hours on Oct. 31, Serina Whiteside was startled when her daughter woke her up to […]

  • New ordinance prohibits rideshare parking near St. Louis Airport

    EDMUNDSON, Mo. – A St. Louis County municipality near the airport is cracking down on loitering rideshare vehicles. The City of Edmundson calls itself the “front door to St. Louis-Lambert International Airport,” but now, the city is shutting the door on rideshare drivers looking for a place to wait before picking up their next fare. “We were getting a lot of complaints from residents, a lot of complaints from the public,” said Sgt. Matthew Anton, Edmundson Police Department. In October, […]

  • Four St. Louis police officers indicted for beating undercover officer during Stockley protests

    ST. LOUIS – A federal grand jury indicted four St. Louis police officers for civil rights violations and obstruction of justice and later lying to federal investigators, U.S. Attorney Jeffrey Jensen said Thursday. The indictment charges officers Dustin Boone, Bailey Colletta, Randy Hays, and Christopher Myers with felonies in the days and weeks following the acquittal of former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley in a first-degree murder case for killing a drug suspect. Boone, Colletta, Hays, and Myers were […]

  • Mothers band together as ‘Angels for Justice’ in Angie Housman case

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO – It has been 25 years since the body of Angie Housman was found by deer hunters in St. Charles County. Her unsolved murder still weighs heavily on people who loved her and many who never met her. A Facebook group called Angie Housman’s ‘Angels for Justice‘ is bringing new attention to the case and helping to keep the investigation alive. Trisha Trout, Amy Bittner, and Debbie Klingler say they are just three moms who came together […]

  • Woman stabbed in the face at Family Dollar store

    BRECKENRIDGE HILLS, MO – A Family Dollar store on St. Charles Rock Road was closed Tuesday night (Nov. 27) after a shopper was attacked earlier in the day. Breckenridge Hills police tell Fox 2 a woman was shopping in the store around 11:30 a.m. when another woman attacked her with a knife stabbing her in the face. Police said the attacker was carrying two knives, but they did not say whether the woman carried the knives into the store or […]

  • Mother Nature overwhelms MSD pumping station

    CHESTERFIELD, MO – Strong winds moved through the St. Louis region Sunday knocking out power to a Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District pump station. The power outage caused the pump to stop working and sewage to flow into Bonhomme Creek. Sean Hadley, MSD spokesperson, said the pump station lost power for about seven hours, and an estimated 100,000 gallons of sewage spilled into the creek near Interstate 64 in Chesterfield. The pump station has two lines of defense, according to […]

  • Blizzard conditions making holiday travel home difficult

    ST. LOUIS – Weather conditions across the Midwest are causing headaches for travelers on one of the busiest travel days of the year. The Kansas City area was blanketed with snow Sunday (Nov. 25) making for slick conditions for those traveling by road. Several cars slid off the roads and interstates. Missouri State Highway Patrol tweeting, “I-70 from Kansas City to US-65 (Marshall Junction) is impassable, especially westbound. Numerous crashes, stranded motorists, and traffic is stopped. Please avoid traveling!” Things […]

  • Vigil held for Normandy homicide victim

    NORMANDY, MO – Relatives have identified the victim of a deadly shooting in north St. Louis County Saturday (Nov. 24). Talisa Townsend said the victim is her son, Gerrian Jerrod Green, Jr., 16. Family and friends of Green met at Bermuda Elementary School Sunday (Nov. 25) for a vigil and balloon release. The shooting happened across the street from the school. Normandy police are not releasing many details saying the incident is still under investigation. However, Townsend said her son […]

  • Home of the Budweiser Clydesdales getting into the Christmas spirit

    BOONVILLE, Mo. – Thousands of holiday lights are on display in central Missouri at the home of the world-famous iconic Budweiser Clydesdales. Through December 30, visitors can make a reservation to see Warm Springs Ranch decked out in thousands of lights and other holiday decorations. Guests are welcome to wander the grounds, sip hot chocolate, listen to music, and see the Clydesdales in their stalls. Visitors may also get their picture taken with a Clydesdale in a holiday-themed setting. Snacks […]