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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
  • East Windsor proposed casino clears local hurdle

    EAST WINDSOR —  The proposed East Windsor casino is one step closer to becoming a reality. On Tuesday night, the town’s planning and zoning committee approved the casino’s general plan for development. “We’ve taken a huge step tonight,” said Joe Oullette, the planning and zoning chairman. The town is looking to transform what was once the Showcase Cinema into a joint casino venture between the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes. “We’ve had an eyesore there for a long period of […]

  • Hartford city leaders announce new public safety initiatives

    HARTFORD —  Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin, Police Chief David Rosado and other city leaders held their second of three community meetings on Monday night to discuss new public safety initiatives. Mayor Bronin announced the city will increase the number of police officers on patrol at all times, and place dedicated foot patrols on city streets for the first time in a long time. Hartford is also expanding summer recreation hours, offering Hartford’s youth a fun and safe place to go […]

  • Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot Tribes release new rendering of East Windsor casino

    EAST WINDSOR — The Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan Tribes released Wednesday, an updated rendering of the East Windsor casino. The rendering was submitted to the town as a part of the local approval process. “We’re excited,” said MMCT spokesperson Andrew Doba. “We’re continuing to work with local officials, and we’re pushing ahead.” The proposed development will be a nearly 200,000 square foot facility with roughly 2,000 slot machines and 60 table games. Construction is slated to begin in the Fall […]

  • 78-year-old Wethersfield man walks two miles daily for ‘Dreamers’

    WETHERSFIELD —  Since January, Alan Dornan of Wethersfield has walked two miles every day around his neighborhood, carrying a sign that says, “I Walk For Dreamers and all Immigrants.” The 78-year-old makes his daily walk despite scoliosis and severe stenosis. He said it’s part of a new life calling. “There is a full-scale attack that is taking place to eliminate these immigrants from America,” said Dornan. His walks recently caught Chelsea Clinton’s attention. Clinton tweeted her support of Dornan on […]

  • Hartford parents walking a mile to send a message

    HARTFORD —  Hartford parents, students and community leaders were out walking Tuesday to prove a point about school safety. They walked a little over a mile from Milner Elementary to SAND. They said their kids will have to take a similar walk when Milner closes at the end of next school year and believe it’s not safe. “It’s just not a safe situation for them to be walking through,” said Adriena Baldwin, whose children attend Milner. “They have to walk […]

  • DEEP closes part of Quinnipiac River to hunting

    NEW HAVEN  — A Connecticut agency has announced the temporary closure to hunting of an area along the Quinnipiac River. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said Wednesday the area along the river in New Haven from the southernmost top of Fargeorge Preserve to north of the I-91 highway bridge will be closed for one-year. This is at the request of the New Haven Police Chief for the DEEP to review public safety concerns related to waterfowl hunting in […]

  • Ansonia schools won’t close Wednesday due to budget issues

    ANSONIA — A vote Tuesday resulted in keeping Ansonia schools open until next week where a court hearing is expected to take place. An attorney for the board says it will be half a million dollars short of what it needs to meet payroll obligations because of budget cuts imposed by the city. The attorney informed the state Department of Education a week ago that without that money, the board will have to close schools by June 6 due to […]

  • Scam Alert: Watch out for ‘storm chasers’ as state continues to recover last week’s storm

    HARTFORD —  The Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) is warning the public of a possible scams stemming from last week’s storm. DCP said “storm chasers” prey on families after weather emergencies because they know they need repairs done quickly. “Our message to consumers: know the signs of a scam, and don’t fall for them.” said DCP. “Whenever there’s a bad storm, we always hope that everyone’s circumstances improve when the weather does, but that’s not always true,” said Consumer Protection Commissioner […]

  • Schools dealing with scheduling issues due to recent storm

    BROOKFIELD —  The downed trees and destruction in Brookfield are leaving the school system with a whole separate mess to clean up. Students will now have to stay in school until June 29 to meet the state’s 180-day requirement, making up for the days missed after Tuesday’s storm. Graduation, however, will still take place on June 23. “They’re gonna have graduation and then go back to school?” said Brookfield parent Ed McKee. “Doesn’t make a lot of sense to me.” […]

  • Blumenthal, Esty promise help as they tour damaged homes in Brookfield, New Fairfield

    NEW FAIRFIELD/BROOKFIELD — When Douglas Tice looks at his home, he sees a caved in garage, destroyed chimneys, destroyed walls and back deck. And when it rains, now it rains inside. On Sunday he gave a tour of the home to Senator Richard Blumenthal and Representative Elizabeth Esty. “I’ve got over 100 trees down on my property. and I’m missing half of my house, said Tice. He is hoping for federal relief from FEMA, “It would be years for me […]