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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
About 500 licensed realtors across the north country will once again be able to show homes and rental properties. They couldn't for a couple of weeks due to COVID-19, but now the job is considered essential.
After heading to the grocery store or picking up takeout, you might find yourself starting to wonder if you can catch COVID-19 from food or its packaging. North country health officials say it's not likely.
Even though high school winter sports championships have been called off due to COVID-19, the celebrations continue in Lowville where the basketball team had a great shot of bringing back a state title.
The city of Watertown and its firefighters union sat down to negotiate a contact for the first time in nearly four years Friday, but the union’s president says that “horrible is an understatement” for the city’s offer. Past sticking points are being resurrected.