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

Gray: Jefferson County now getting 5 complaints per hour about Walmart

Health officials explain need for wearing face masks

  Business owners & patrons disappointed with Pirate Days cancellation

  Salmon Run Mall ready to reopen, frustrated about staying closed

  School district mourns murdered senior, offers counseling for students

  ’Stronger Together’ fundraiser to benefit hospice

  Pool and bicycle sales soar during pandemic

  Prince the pony visits nursing home residents

  World War II flag restored and hanging at Fort Drum

  Pandemic, money & bail reform blamed for Jefferson County’s overdose problem

  Local school districts to count thousands of ballots, compared to hundreds they usually get

  Volunteers battle barn fire in town of Rodman

  Some local restaurants open for inside dining while others hold off

  State eases up on COVID-19 testing at north country nursing homes

  Community health survey begins Sunday

  Lewis County sheriff announces candidacy for governor

  Proposed state law would save Watertown $3M on second city courtroom

Hundreds march against racism in Lowville

  Lowville’s Shady Avenue being turned into outdoor food court

  A creative graduation for Sackets Harbor seniors

  Watertown protestors demand to see report on former city manager Finn

  Many disappointed as Jefferson County Fair is canceled

  Apartment complex thanks firefighters by treating them to lunch

  Watertown farmers market begins with restrictions

  Watertown lawmakers to hear from public on city’s proposed budget

  Tourism season kicks off in the Thousand Islands

  The show goes on at area drive-ins, but with some changes

  Local salons eager to cut, color and curl once again

  Longtime fishing guide shares life story in new book

  Watertown pool targeted for closure is city’s most used