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

  Local farmers try to catch up after difficult planting season

  U.S. military’s first openly gay general speaks at Fort Drum

  Social media ‘threat’ almost cancels Lowville prom

  Economist says U.S.-Canada trade is growing

  Simao: Judge’s ruling is good news for lawsuit appeal

Local lawmakers opposed ‘Green Light Bill’

  City council finds temporary solution to Watertown Golf Club parking

  Watertown mayor blasts councilmember’s call for special meeting on golf club

  New flag poles a community project

  “A real hero.” One man’s story, over the edge

Carnival earns money for Watertown Salvation Army

  Dog helps veteran cope with PTSD

  Parishioners react as their priest becomes bishop

  City & Watertown Golf Club have deal, but lawmakers want things to move faster

  Watertown’s Trinity Church welcomes 1st woman rector

  In Sackets Harbor, coping with a high water future

  General Brown Weekend supports community