Katie Benoit

Katie Benoit



Katie Benoit joined the WWNY news team in September 2018.

Katie was born and raised in Rhode Island. She received her master's degree in Broadcast and Digital Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University in 2018. Prior to SU, Katie received her bachelor's degree in communications/sports journalism at Springfield College in Massachusetts. 

In her spare time, Katie enjoys watching working out and watching sports. At Springfield, she was part of the cross country/track and field team. Katie is New England sports fan and a Syracuse basketball and football fan. 

Katie is excited to be reporting in the north country. If you have any story ideas or just want to say hi, feel free to reach out to her at kbenoit@wwnytv.net.

Recent Articles by Katie

  State to police: sign Green Light Law agreement or you get no DMV data

  Snowtown USA kicks off Friday

  Gouverneur firefighters quickly knock down chimney blaze

  EZ STAK job fair sees ‘tremendous’ turnout

  Business owners affected by high water reflect on 2019 tourism season

  Group forms to keep Watertown’s pools

Smoke prompts evacuation of apartment building

  Watertown’s downtown property owners want to know about Business Improvement District

  Watertown, firefighters union to talk for first time in years

  EZ STAK expanding, hiring more workers

  Ogdensburg’s newly elected officials dig into city’s finances

  Rodman swears in town’s first woman supervisor, justice

  Year in Review: the flooding woes of 2019

  No Christmas present: flu season arrives early

  Excavators called in to protect Henderson shoreline

  A child’s gift, to those in need this Christmas

  Tips to prevent poisonings during holidays

Santa takes helicopter to visit Samaritan Medical Center

  Stefanik & Cobb fall into party lines on impeachment

  Watertown residents reminded to clear sidewalks

  Judge ‘disappointed’ over Watertown’s second courtroom progress

Helping elementary schools get new library books

  Learning about Christmas traditions from the past

  Ox Specialty Paper recycling community’s paper

  Smoke test startles some Clayton residents

  Massena’s mayor adds new job to duties

  Watertown might have to hire more police due to criminal justice reforms, lawmakers learn

  Fort Drum soldiers spring into action at scene of car fire

  Tips for coping with holiday depression

Zoo kicks off ’Angels For Animals’ campaign