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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
  • Permit problems prevent Loop Trolley from full service on first day

    UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. – The Loop Trolley began operating Friday, but the first day of free rides did not come without a few bumps in the road. The trolley was running on a shortened route after University City leadership would not allow the trolley to run through its municipality. The Loop Trolley route stretches 2.2 miles from the History Museum to the west end of the Delmar Loop. However, University City’s City Manager Gregory Rose said the trolley company has […]

  • LGBTQ community protests scheduled performance of controversial comedian

    ST. LOUIS – Members of St. Louis’ LGBTQIA community are speaking out against a controversial comedian scheduled to perform in north St. Louis County this weekend. The group is concerned over comments made they believe promote violence against transgender women. Comedian Lil Duval is scheduled to perform at The Ambassador Concert and Event Center on Halls Ferry Road on Sunday (Nov. 18). This is the first time he will perform in St. Louis since his 2017 show was canceled. The controversy began […]

  • Law enforcement educates public about human trafficking through PSAs

    ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. – Human trafficking is a crime that knows no boundaries. Law enforcers across the region are working to educate the public on what to look for and how to help put an end to the crime. Public service announcements will be posted to social media in December featuring police officers from departments in St. Charles and St. Louis counties, the St. Charles County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, and the US Attorney. Officers will share stories of local […]

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

    Update: Body of missing St. Louis ballerina discovered in Mark Twain Lake 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 […]

  • 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

    A new FBI study says a person is more likely to be carjacked in St. Louis than any other city in the country. Instructors at Ultimate Defense Firing Range & Training Center in St. Peters are offering a new class they hope will make people feel safe, comfortable and confident if they ever need to defend themselves. The class is called “How to Survive a Carjacking.” Paul Bastean, Managing Director at Ultimate Defense, said the class was created when clients […]

  • 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 […]