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 lawmakers support helping zoo with money woes

  Breast cancer survivor speaks out after community rallies behind her

  Watertown installing new bus shelters

  Construction and the Punkin Chunkin

  Why purple ribbons are tied around local trees

  Where Watertown’s mayoral candidates stand on city charter

  Stefanik answers public’s questions on Trump, Syria, terrorism

  Chalking tires: legal or not?

  Reaction mixed to parking enforcement in downtown Watertown

  YMCA interested in old call center building

  5 Watertown police recruits sworn in

  Expanding dental services in Lewis County

  JCC gets money to help keep students in school

  Helping Jefferson County Hospice one latte at time

  Flooding hurt businesses worse than in 2017, many owners say

  Clayton Opera House offering scary movies for Halloween

  Cross country ski resort planned in Lewis County

  It’s apple season in the north country

  Fort Drum soldiers try to earn Expert Infantryman Badge

  Federal workers hold protest in Watertown’s Public Square

  Plan updated for Thompson Park pool project

  Lowville man warns others about phone scam

  Fort Drum: Clay Street shell was not dangerous

  Collecting shoes to battle heart disease

  Jreck Subs franchisees excited, nervous about future

  Youngsters enjoy fun on playground

  Habitat for Humanity seeks volunteers for last Braman’s Block home

  The dangers of distracted driving

  JCC students learn about engineering at bridge construction site

  Split Legislature stalls plan for new Lewis County building