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

  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

  Save the River wants shipping companies to share high water burden

  Simao: ‘I won a battle’ over parking lot

  Watertown’s city council backtracks on golf club parking decision

  Salvation Army volunteers dish out food for Thanksgiving

  Local officials want you to know how to use Narcan

  High winds, powerful waves take toll along Lake Ontario

  $1.2M being spent to renovate Watertown’s Empsall’s Building

Watertown’s new playground almost finished

  246 and rising - getting a handle on Watertown’s vacant homes

  Public gives input on proposed solar farm

  Dexter’s new $3M bridge now open to public

  Lewis County Hospice offers free screenings of ‘Being Mortal’

  Food for flowers

  Minimum staffing battle ends between Watertown and fire union

  Local high school students make workforce connections

  Family rallies to rebuild after fire

  Should your taxes go down if you lose land?

  Weapons with paws

  Election Day dinner is annual tradition

  Being weaned off opioids, some worry about turning to street drugs

  Local man worries about being weaned off pain drugs

  Lewis County breaks ground for first community solar project