Katie Corrado is the weekend evening anchor and a weekday nightside reporter at FOX 61.
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 in the Bronx, 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.
WEST HARTFORD — Thousands of Easter eggs were snatched up Sunday morning in West Hartford. The annual Easter egg hunt gave kids a chance to have tons of fun on a gorgeous day, all while taking in a very important message. Calvary fellowship’s annual Easter egg hunt is a sweet end to Easter services in West Hartford. Church members are out at 7 a.m. setting up the hunt. You’ll be hard pressed to find a bigger Easter egg hunt. Organizers […]
WEST HARTFORD – Wednesday afternoon, emergency crews responded to a car that drove into an apartment, just missing the home’s occupant. Around 2:40 p.m., the car went into a row of apartments and damaged an exterior wall at 20 Starkel Rd. Officials believe the elderly driver confused the brake and gas pedals. Officials on the scene said the car stopped right in front of the woman’s bed as she was laying on it. No one was injured. “Uninjured, miraculously,” said […]
FAIRFIELD — A 20-year-old Connecticut college student whose father was killed in the Sept. 11 attacks has died after choking during a pancake-eating contest. Police say Caitlin Nelson died at a New York City hospital on Sunday, three days after participating in the contest at Sacred Heart University. She was from Clark, New Jersey, and was majoring in social work at the Catholic school in Fairfield. “I think we start to realize how precious life is and how we should value […]
HARTFORD — The top robotics teams in the area battled it out this weekend hoping to advance to the New England district championship next week at the University of New Hampshire. You could say robotics runs in David Nisky’s blood. “My brother was on the team and my dad was actually one of the founding mentors. Once robotics season comes around its nothing else just robotics. It’s as much dedication if not more than any other sport,” said Nisky. Nisky is […]
NEW BRITAIN — Three people, including two children, were shot Wednesday morning in New Britain and the shooter is still on the loose. Police said the shooting happened at a single-family home on Newington Avenue in New Britain, near Chamberlain Elementary school, just before 7 a.m. Police found a 12-year-old and 17-year-old, and adult woman suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, police said. Police are looking for Jermaine Tywane Scott, 36, in connection with this shooting and said he is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. Scott […]
NEW BRITAIN — Three people, including two teens and a woman, were shot Wednesday morning in New Britain and the shooter is still on the loose. Police said the shooting happened at a single-family home on Newington Avenue in New Britain, near Chamberlain Elementary school, just before 7 a.m. Police found a 12-year-old and 17-year-old, and adult woman suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, police said. Police are looking for Jermaine Tywane Scott, 36, in connection with this shooting and said he is considered armed and dangerous and should not be […]
WETHERSFIELD — Wethersfield police want homeowners with surveillance cameras to help them catch thieves red-handed. “One of the first things we’re looking for is video,” said Wethersfield Lt. Andrew Powers, when explaining crime investigations. A video camera registry is the brainchild of Officer Peter Salvatore, according to the Wethersfield Police Department’s Facebook page. Here’s how it works: If you have a video surveillance camera, you could let police know. If a crime occurs and police feel the video system can […]
AVON — Country Club Road in Avon was closed for most of the day Wednesday after a tree fell onto a school bus killing the driver. The intense winds caused the tree to topple, landing on the bus, and causing the crash, said police at the scene. No students were involved in the incident. The road reopened on Thursday morning. The driver, Steve Roussel, 52, had been employed by Specialty Transportation of Avon for over a year and was heading to the […]
HAMDEN — Quinnipiac coach Tricia Fabbri and her daughter, Bobcats guard Carly Fabbri, are relishing their time together in the NCAA Tournament as the Quinnipiac women’s basketball team returned home after making their first Sweet Sixteen. The women’s basketball team players returned home Tuesday morning after winning Monday night, making it into the Sweet Sixteen for the first time ever. Morgan Manz scored 22 points and made six 3-pointers, Aryn McClure added 15 leading, and Sarah Shewan and Paula Strautmane each scored 11 for […]
DANBURY – What was once lost, has now been fou nd for a couple from western Connecticut. Love letters going back nearly 60 years recently resurfaced and Sunday, a Danbury couple, Deborah and Bryan Hocking, were reunited with a piece of their personal history. The love story started when Deborah was in high school. “We went out for a few blind dates and then we just kept dating,” said Deborah. The pair met through Bryan’s sister, but shortly after the relationship […]