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 email@example.com.
Watertown's Thompson Park Zoo says it needs a financial lifeline and quick. Its credit line that it relies on to stay open is just about out. Zoo officials sat down with members of city council Friday to talk about the issues.