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Katie Corrado is the weekend evening anchor and a weekday reporter at FOX61.

Prior to Hartford, Katie spent two years as the weekend evening anchor and a reporter at the NBC/CBS affiliates in Syracuse, New York.

She was the only Syracuse reporter live from the dedication of the 9/11 Museum at Ground Zero. Katie also reported during Hurricane Sandy and several Syracuse snow storms, and her live reporting during major flooding was recognized by the Syracuse Press Club. She also covered visits from President Obama, Bill and Hillary Clinton and the Dalai Llama.
Katie graduated cum laude from Fordham University, where she anchored the Fordham Nightly News and was named an Edward A. Walsh scholarship recipient. She interned with FOX5 (WNYW), CBS Newspath and the Investigative Unit at WABC.

While in college, Katie’s work was twice recognized by the New York State Associated Press Broadcaster’s Association.

Katie is a three-time scholarship recipient of New York Women in Communications Foundation, and is an active member of New York Women in Communications.

Katie has wanted to be a broadcast journalist since the sixth grade, and is living out her dream. She’s happy to now call Connecticut her home.


Recent Articles
  • Connecticut trying to attract new Amazon headquarters

    HARTFORD —  Governor Dan Malloy posted a new video on Thursday, hoping to attract Amazon’s second North American headquarters to Connecticut. In a promotional video on CTisprime.com, Malloy announced Greater Hartford and Stamford as the state’s two official sight choices. Malloy said both cities meet Amazon’s criteria because they have a metro area of at least one million people, have access to mass transit, and are in close proximity to an international airport. The mayors of Hartford, East Hartford and […]

  • Thousands of runners gear up for Hartford marathon

    HARTFORD —  On the eve of the Hartford Marathon, thousands of runners came to pick up race packets and bibs from the XL Center. “I put in the training all summer, so I’ve been looking forward to this for a while,” said Caitlin Cunningham of Simsbury. “I hope the weather holds out.” “We’re doing a half marathon,” said Jordan Barthol of New Hampshire. “There’s a group of us that have stayed together from high school and decided to give it […]

  • Middletown heart attack survivor running Hartford Half Marathon with cardiologist

    MIDDLETOWN —  On Saturday morning, Bill Donovan of Middletown will be running the Hartford Half Marathon with a special friend by his side: his cardiologist, Dr. Heiko Schmitt of UConn Health. Donovan, who has been a patient of Dr. Schmitt’s for several years, suffered a mild heart attack in 2010, followed by three episodes of cardiac arrest within a 24-hour period in 2012. With Dr. Schmitt’s care, Donovan has not only survived, but thrived. “Since 2012, I’ve run five full […]

  • Connecticut residents push for more help for Puerto Rico

    HARTFORD —  Connecticut’s Puerto Rican population is pleading for help. A rally Wednesday afternoon in Downtown Hartford was one of 13 nationwide, calling on Congress to send more aid to Puerto Rico, faster. They also want Puerto Rico’s $72 billion debt to be erased. “They need more support,” said Ana Maria Rivera-Forastieri of the Connecticut Immigrant Rights Alliance. “They need more money. They need more people down there. They need more people to be bringing these supplies to where they’re […]

  • Still no agreement with Hartford Healthcare and Anthem

    HARTFORD — Higher costs could be coming for customers of Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield. This comes after the insurance provider and Hartford Healthcare failed to agree on a new three-year contract. If you have Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Hartford Healthcare is now out of network as of October 1 because the companies could not reach a contract agreement. On Tuesday, Hartford Healthcare and Aetna announced they had agreed on a three year contract. The new contract includes all […]

  • Would Connecticut be prepared for a mass casualty incident?

    HARTFORD —  In the wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, FOX61 set out to determine if Connecticut’s hospitals could handle a mass casualty event. We visited Hartford Hospital, one of Connecticut’s two level-one trauma centers. Dr. Thomas Abbruzzese is the Trauma Medical Director at Hartford Hospital. He explained that the hospital would have to prioritize patients and make sure they are evenly distributed among hospitals. “We would have to have a staging of the most critically injured people, […]

  • Newington-based HAM radio organization sending help to Puerto Rico

    NEWINGTON — The National Association for Amateur Radio, headquartered in Newington, is getting ready to send gear and volunteers to Puerto Rico. The organization, which has roughly 750,000 licensees, put out a call for volunteers to go to the island and transmit essential communication. “The island is still kind of cut off,” said Mike Corey, Emergency Preparedness Manager with the ARRL. “San Juan is starting to come back online. There’s still a lot of the island that is without communications, […]

  • CT native evacuates St. John, comes back to U.S. mainland

    Milford native Jenn Manes lives on  the island of St. John, running a tourism blog, but was forced to evacuate last Tuesday after Hurricane Irma wiped out all infrastructure. “Our life that we knew was destroyed in five hours in a storm,” said Manes. The island of 4,500 residents is now bracing for a second hit from Hurricane Maria later tonight. “We feel like we’re dreaming,” said Manes. “It’s hard to watch it happen again.” Manes made it back to […]

  • Boat owners, marinas prepare for Jose

    GROTON — Pine Island Marina in Groton  was busy Monday, as both the marina and boat owners are securing their property ahead of Hurricane Jose. “We’re getting ready to block a sailboat, just try to make sure she’s level,” said Miles Dull of Pine Island Marina. “We give it a little quick power wash, and then we’ll put the stands and chains on and pull away and go get the next one,” said Dull, describing the process of dry docking […]

  • Connecticut residents stuck in St. Thomas following Hurricane Irma

    ST. THOMAS —  Shamara Scott’s birthday trip to St. Thomas didn’t go quite as planned. “The storm actually blew out the sliding doors of one of the rooms,” said Scott. Scott, a Windsor resident, and seven friends arrived in St. Thomas on September 2. It was a trip that was only supposed to last for a few days but has extended to nearly two weeks, thanks to the hurricane. “The water was just being hurled at the window and the […]