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.
To save money, Watertown lawmakers are set on closing the Alteri Pool at the fairgrounds. However, we've learned it's the pool that attracts the most swimmers each summer and money has been sunk into it.