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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
  • Bushnell Park Carousel saved from city’s budget woes

    HARTFORD —  The Bushnell Park Carousel has been in Hartford since 1974. It was built in 1914, and is one of only 200 antique carousels still in operation nationwide. The carousel’s funding, however, was in jeopardy, after being cut from the city’s budget. On Wednesday morning, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin announced that Hartford-based All Waste, Incorporated was donating $75,000 to the New England Carousel Museum, which operates the Bushnell Park Carousel. “Facing a fiscal crisis of historic proportions, we’ve had […]

  • Renovations set to begin on Hartford building vacant for decades

    HARTFORD — Downtown Hartford is set to see construction begin on yet another new apartment building. Girona Ventures and Wonder Works Construction and Development Corporation have announced the purchase of vacant office buildings at 101 and 111 Pearl Streets. Jeff Ravetz, President of Girona Ventures, says the buildings will be renovated into retail space, plus 258 mostly studio and one-bedroom apartments, renting for roughly $1,100-$1,400 per month. “We feel the pulse changing here,” said Ravetz, when discussing Hartford. Both developers […]

  • Waterbury family claims verbal attack was racially motivated

    WATERBURY — A Waterbury family claims a verbal attack on them while walking their dog was racially motivated. Tamara Lanier-Hanna says she and her two children were walking their bulldog, Ringo, around 8 p.m. Thursday evening when a neighbor on Hubble Avenue began shouting and cursing at them to get off his property. Lanier-Hanna said they never walked anywhere near the man’s property. “The gentleman jumped out of his truck and just started yelling ‘get off my property,’ and we […]

  • FOX61 helps Veteran get his medals back after they were stolen 50 years ago

    ROCKY HILL —  World War II medals earned more than 70 years ago, were awarded today to Connecticut veteran Joe Novellino. “I’m proud to present these medals to you,” said Senator Richard Blumenthal. Novellino was a Sergeant in the Army, stationed in Africa and Italy during the war. His distinguished service earned him five medals, which were stolen nearly 50 years ago from his Newington home. “Somebody broke in the house. I was on vacation. I had no idea,” said Novellino. “It was like taking his heart from him […]

  • Boy saves family from a 2 alarm fire in Waterbury that reached two homes

    WATERBURY —  A teenage boy saved his family from a 2 alarm house fire Friday night. Waterbury firefighters said the fire broke out around 6:05 p.m. at 121 Central Avenue. Firefighters said they responded to a heavy fire at the rear side of a two-story wood home. There was exposure concerns on both, the left and right sides, according to firefighters. The flames on the left side of the home, extended into a home next door. The fire quickly escalated into […]

  • Behind the scenes look at Coast Guard port security

    NEW HAVEN —  On Wednesday, FOX61 got a first-hand look at port security in Connecticut, in the wake of recent terror attacks in London. New Haven’s port sees vessels coming in daily carrying commodities such as oil, gasoline, steel and salt. “We are the largest port for oil coming in to this southern region of New England,” said Capt. Andrew Tucci of the Coast Guard. There is a Coast Guard-approved security plan for every vessel, ferry and port terminal in New Haven, New […]

  • Police investigating following Whiting Forensic abuse allegations

    MIDDLETOWN —  Dr. Karen Kangas is the co-conservator of a 59-year-old male patient inside Whiting Forensic Division in Middletown. Dr. Kangas said it was surveillance video from inside this patients’ room that led to the suspension of 29 employees in April over allegations of abuse. “He’d be asleep and they’d just kick him,” said Dr. Kangas, who watched six hours of surveillance video. “The abuse was not provoked by him,” said Dr. Kangas. “He was sleeping.” Dr. Kangas said she […]

  • Local experts, state police weigh in on London, offer tips to the public

    NEW HAVEN — Former FBI Special Agent Kenneth Gray spent his career tracking terrorism. Gray said there has been a shift in recent years away from the larger-scaled, centralized attacks carried out by Al Qaeda in favor of smaller attacks by ISIS, like the one carried out on the London Bridge. “The ability to carry out these centralized-type, controlled attacks has diminished because of our attacks on their [Al Qaeda’s] leadership,” said Gray. Gray said there have been more attacks, […]

  • New Britain police looking to identify suspects in alleged gang rape of 14-year-old girl

    NEW BRITAIN — Police are trying to identify several men accused of gang raping a 14-year-old girl in April. A newly released arrest warrant reveals the 14-year-old told police that a man she knew as “Wookie,” as well as seven of his friends, held her against her will at a recording studio at 184 Clark Street, repeatedly raping her over the course of six days. Police arrested 20-year-old Miguel Pagan in connection with the case after confirming that he goes […]

  • Video shows thieves stealing dirt bikes from Manchester dealership in third break in since November

    MANCHESTER — Police are investigating after three dirt bikes were stolen from Manchester Honda early Tuesday morning. Surveillance video shows six masked thieves pull up in a pickup truck and a sedan to the front of the motorcycle showroom at 12:33 a.m. The thieves used bolt cutters to smash a front window, and then cut the bolts tying three dirt bikes to the showroom floor. They threw the bikes in the back of their pickup truck before speeding off. The entire robbery took […]