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Katie Corrado is the weekend evening anchor and a weekday reporter at FOX 61.

Katie has been part of the FOX61 news team since 2014, covering general assignment news with a focus on investigations. Her in-depth reports have delved into everything from nursing home abuse to unsolved murders to a week-long series on mental health. Katie was also the first TV reporter to land an exclusive interview with Aaron Hernandez’s family following the football star’s death.

Prior to Hartford, Katie spent two years as an anchor/reporter at the NBC/CBS affiliates in Syracuse, New York. While in Syracuse, Katie reported live from New York City for the dedication of the 9/11 Museum, as well as during Hurricane Sandy and several of Syracuse’s notorious snow storms. Her live reporting during major flooding was recognized by the Syracuse Press Club.

Katie graduated with honors from Fordham University, where she was named a recipient of the prestigious Edward A. Walsh Scholarship and anchored the Fordham Nightly News. She has interned with FOX5, CBS Newspath, Ralph Lauren and the investigative unit at WABC.

Katie’s work has twice been recognized by the New York State Associated Press Broadcaster’s Association.

She is an active member of New York Women in Communications and a recipient of its competitive scholarships — one of only two women in organization history to receive the honor three times.

A proud New Jersey native, Katie is thrilled to be living out her childhood journalism dream in Connecticut.

When not at work, you can often find Katie at her local Pure Barre studio, doing DIY projects or experimenting (often unsuccessfully) in the kitchen.


Recent Articles
  • Tensions run high as Waterbury murder suspect is arraigned in court

    WATERBURY —  Friends of Dominique Pittman and Evalyse Santiago clashed outside Waterbury Superior Court on Wednesday afternoon. Police say Pittman, 27, shot Santiago, 16, in his car before crashing into two utility poles on Thomaston Avenue in Waterbury on Monday night. Pittman was arraigned on murder charges and his bond was set at $3 million. According to court documents, Pittman initially told police there was a third person in the car who was responsible for shooting Santiago, but then changed […]

  • 27-year-old arrested in murder of Waterbury teen

    WATERBURY — A 27-year-old man has been arrested for the murder of a Waterbury teen he was having a relationship with according to police. Police said a 16-year-old girl, who has been identified as Evalyce Santiago, was found dead in a car that had crashed on Thomaston Avenue in Waterbury at about 10 p.m. Monday. Santiago was found in the passenger seat of the Nissan sedan with three gunshot wounds to the head and hands. She had been shot prior to the […]

  • Connecticut leaders weigh in on CVS/Aetna merger

    HARTFORD —  Connecticut leaders are beginning to weigh in on CVS’s acquisition of Hartford-based Aetna for $69 billion dollars, announced Sunday. “I’m digesting the news,” said Senator Richard Blumenthal at a press conference Monday afternoon. Blumenthal said the Department of Justice needs to scrutinize the deal to make sure consumers will actually benefit. “That’s the key question – whether or not there is a potential for anti-competitive, anti-consumer effect,” said Blumenthal. Senator Chris Murphy also expressed reservations. “I am certainly concerned about news of […]

  • Conservative speaker who was arrested and charged at UConn, speaks to FOX61

    WINDSOR LOCKS —  Conservative writer Lucian Wintrich sat down with FOX61 at Bradley International Airport Wednesday afternoon, before boarding a flight back home to Washington, D.C. Wintrich, who reports for The Gateway Pundit, was invited to a UConn College Republicans event to give his speech, “It’s OK to Be White.” “I couldn’t get through half a sentence without these random chants, half of them incoherent,” said Wintrich. Shortly after beginning his speech, video shows a woman take Wintrich’s speech from the podium. Wintrich […]

  • Milford residents concerned about proposed changes to Silver Sands State Park

    MILFORD —  Milford leaders are asking the state’s Bond Commission to reject a $9.1 million proposal to build out Silver Sand’s State Park. The proposed construction would create a bath house, lifeguard office, concession stand and maintenance building. “This is a project that we don’t need, and it is a project that we don’t want,” said State Senator Gayle Slossberg, who spearheaded a press conference at the park Tuesday morning. “If they have to spend the money, please spend it […]

  • State police warn residents of ‘tailgating’ this holiday

    GLASTONBURY —  State Police are warning residents to beware of package thieves, or “porch pirates” this holiday season. Many are using a technique known as “tailgating,” in which criminals are tailing delivery trucks and then stealing packages right after they’re delivered. “As soon as drivers make those deliveries and leave the area, the porch pirate or the tailgater comes up, grabs that package off your porch, throws it in their car and takes off,” said State Trooper Kelly Grant. “You have criminals […]

  • List of dangerous toys released

    HARTFORD — A public interest group released a list of toys they called dangerous, and warned consumers to be careful this holiday season. ConnPIRG released the list at a press conference at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. The group found dangerously high levels of lead in two fidget spinners they bought at Target. The Fidget Wild Premium Spinner Brass tested 33,000 ppm of lead, which is 300 times higher than the allowable limit. The Fidget Wild Premium Spinner Metal had 1,300 […]

  • Hartford Police increase presence at concert following threat

    HARTFORD — Hartford Police said they are stepping up patrols following a threat on social media. Police said they were made aware of the specific threat naming the “Dead and Company” concert tomorrow night at the XL Center. Detectives and analysts from the command center began investigating the threat last week, thanks to the thousands of tips and shares. Police said that the investigation is currently active. The suspect is believed to be on the opposite side of the country and currently has […]

  • Hundreds pack meeting on anti-abortion clinics in Hartford; mayor calls centers ‘deceptive’

    HARTFORD —  Hartford City Hall was packed with roughly 200 people Monday night for a public hearing about a proposal to crack down on anti-abortion centers. Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin has put forth a plan for a city ordinance that would require anti-abortion centers to disclose if staff members have medical licenses and ban them from engaging in false or deceptive advertising. “To me, it’s awfully hard to see how anybody could argue against either of those things,” said Bronin. […]

  • Investigators provide update on Simsbury murder investigation as anniversary approaches 

    SIMSBURY —  This November 20 will mark three years since Simsbury mom and Mass Mutual executive Melissa Millan‘s murder. Millan, 54, was stabbed in the chest during an evening run on Iron Horse Boulevard on November 20, 2014. Police said a driver discovered Millan’s body on the pavement between Phelps Lane and Rotary Park. The area is a popular spot for biking and running. “They still talk about it,” said Kathy Chamberlin, who has lived in Simsbury for 40 years. […]