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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
  • How to talk to your kids about the Manchester bombing

    HARTFORD — Monday night’s bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England is a difficult subject to broach with children. Dr. Laura Saunders, a psychologist at Hartford Hospital’s Institute of Living, explained the best ways to speak with your kids about the bombings if they approach with questions. “The guideline I always use is just answer their question,” said Dr. Saunders. Dr. Saunders encourages parents to create safety plans with their children. “If you’re in a grocery store, you […]

  • Mental Health: Seeking awareness, understanding and treatment

    Postpartum anxiety: One mother’s story Finding treatment for PTSD helps one veteran heal  Connecticut mental health treatment center takes different approach in helping teens Helping prevent college suicides with peer to peer guidance Breaking down the stigma of mental illness

  • Hartford unveils new ID card program for homeless, immigrants

    HARTFORD — On Monday, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin unveiled the city’s new ID card program. The program is designed to offer identification to any city resident, regardless of immigration status. The ID cards are also meant to help those who are homeless or recently incarcerated. “Today we’re sending a powerful message and making a powerful tool available,” said Mayor Bronin. The program comes at no cost to the city. The cost of the card pays for the program. “There are […]

  • Breaking down the stigma of mental illness

    NEW HAVEN — New Haven resident Vicky Molta lives her life with schizoaffective disorder, a rare mental illness affecting only about 0.3 percent of the population. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the disorder is characterized by symptoms of schizophrenia, like hallucinations or delusions, and symptoms of a mood disorder, such as depression or mania. “I had some paranoia, maybe some delusions about myself,” said Molta, as she described her symptoms leading up to her diagnosis at age 24. […]

  • Helping prevent college suicides with peer to peer guidance

    The Jordan Porco Foundation is on a mission to prevent teen suicide by promoting mental health and creating a message of hope for young adults. The Hartford-based non profit was founded in 2011 by Ernie and Marisa Porco after losing their son to suicide as a freshman in college. The foundation’s signature event is Fresh Check Day, designed to engage students in dialogue about mental health through interactive booths that offer mental health and resource information in a fun, engaging […]

  • Connecticut mental health treatment center takes different approach in helping teens

    BETHLEHEM — Newport Academy is a teen treatment center in Bethlehem, addressing mental health issues, eating disorders and substance abuse. The center combines traditional clinical therapy with experiential therapy, exposing teens to things like yoga and hiking in the Litchfield Hills. Among its past clients is an 18-year-old girl from New Jersey named Sierra, who came to Newport Academy with a troubled past. As a child, Sienna was depressed and anxious. She began self harming in 8th grade, before turning […]

  • Finding treatment for PTSD helps one veteran heal

    NEW HAVEN — Allan Gackstetter is a proud veteran who served five years oversees in the 1960’s, part of that time in Vietnam. He had a distinguished military career, and served in the color guard for President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s funeral. “I ate, slept and drank military,” said Gackstetter, who now lives in New Haven. Gackstetter said that the things he saw overseas became burned into his memory, although he didn’t realize it at the time. “You just never stop […]

  • Passenger in Bridgeport officer-involved shooting, files $6 million lawsuit against city

    BRIDGEPORT — Julian Fyffe, passenger in the car Jayson Negron was driving on May 9 when they got into an altercation with Bridgeport police, has filed a $6 million lawsuit against the city of Bridgeport. Fyffe is seeking court and attorney costs in addition to damages of $6 million. Police said the two were riding in a stolen a car and attempted to pull it over, when Negron refused to stop and threw it into drive. The suit claims officers […]

  • Retired State Police Lieutenant offers insight into Bridgeport shooting investigation

    BRIDGEPORT — Cell phone video released on social media Friday shows the moments after 15-year-old Jayson Negron was shot and killed by Bridgeport Police on May 9. Retired State Police Lt. Paul Vance watched the video, and offered FOX 61 insight into how police are likely investigating. “You want the whole story,” said Lt. Vance. “You want a total and accurate picture.” Lt. Vance said the video was taken out of context because you don’t know what exactly was going […]

  • Jayson Negron family member speaks out after officer-involved shooting in Bridgeport

    BRIDGEPORT — Giovanni Rivera remembered his cousin Jayson Negron as a gifted and beautiful 15-year-old. Negron was shot and killed by Bridgeport Police last Tuesday evening, after reportedly pinning an officer with a stolen car during an attempted traffic stop. The officer shot into the car, killing Negron and injuring his passenger. Cell phone video Rivera released on Twitter shows Negron lying on the street after the shooting. Rivera, 24, said his cousin was left to die. He is now […]