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

  Dance studio floods; owner seeks help

  Don Alexander, longtime head of economic development, to retire

  Local officials react to Cuomo extending ban on evictions

  Yelling, swearing, locked doors: what happened at Ogdensburg’s city council meeting?

  Several 4-3 votes mark contentious Ogdensburg city council meeting

  Breaking ground on building better

  World War II veteran celebrates 103rd birthday

  Drought leaves Lewis County residents having to haul water to their homes

  Local lawmaker proposes legislation to make it easier to visit loved ones in nursing homes

  Water emergency declared in Copenhagen, town of Denmark

  Watertown lawmakers offer compromise over Washington Street project

  Fort Drum nurses dress up to test soldiers for COVID-19

  ACR Health’s syringe exchange program getting no money from state

  Winner named in art contest to show what recovery looks like

  Man taken into custody after allegedly threatening police with gun

  Fleeing NYC and COVID, buyers snap up waterfront homes in Jefferson County

  Lasagna, fried dough and more: cooking underway for Saturday’s Bravo to Go

  Watertown, Indian River vote to postpone fall sports season

  Watertown students begin school year with virtual classes

  General Brown students head back to school, see how much has changed due to pandemic

  2nd city lawmaker supports postponing Alteri Pool demolition

  Thompson Park pool closes after welcoming more than 4,000 visitor in 3 weeks

  Watertown woman creates group to empower others

  High school seniors hope their sports seasons don’t end up sidelined

  Indoor obstacle course planned at Copenhagen Central School

  Art contest underway to show what addiction recovery looks like

  Local boards of elections seek workers at polls

  Watertown planning board rejects dentist office site plan, city council to have final say

  Mom who lost son wants to raise overdose awareness

  Promoting awareness of overdoses