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

  Watertown to pay nearly $1M to firefighters

  Hepatitis A cases climb in Jefferson County

  Tuesday: council members defend pool vote

  After heated debate, Watertown lawmakers vote to pay for pool with savings

  Website sends letters with Watertown woman’s name, but not her permission

  Children’s Miracle Network hosts special performance at Samaritan Medical Center

  Now a state law, kids must be vaccinated to go to school

  J.C.C. president says state money will help find home for college’s tech center

Canton’s solar projects law moves forward

  3 Watertown lawmakers in favor of using savings for Thompson Park pool despite risks

  Summer’s sweets: picking blueberries in NNY

  Fort Drum debuts its own food truck

  $9.3 million reconstruction project to start in Clayton

  ’Team Tyler’ shows local athlete support after accident

  Angling to get kids hooked on fishing

  5 Hepatitis A cases reported in Jefferson County

  Local leaders look at ideas to resist future flooding

  ’Cops on Top’ raises funds for Special Olympics

  Playground being made more accessible, but disability rights group still concerned

Youngsters enjoy art camp

  Monday: changes underway at River Hospital

  Cape Vincent Ambulance Squad seeks new ambulance

  Local farmers’ wheat crop thrives while others don’t

  Former soldier returns to Fort Drum, remembers fallen friend

  Library buys books that read out loud to children

  Lawmakers to sheriff: be more efficient

  City officials, owner work out parking deal for Watertown Golf Club

  Rain doesn’t dampen spirits at Lewis County Fair

  Watertown police: woman was attacked at Thompson Park

  Watertown lawmakers ask for top three mayoral candidates to be on November ballot