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

  Bad news about lake and River water levels

  Local realtors excited, but cautious as they get back to work

  Gouverneur school teachers make face shields for hospital workers

  Pinwheels bring attention to child abuse

  Can you catch COVID-19 from food?

  COVID-19 outbreak causes uncertainty in dairy markets

  Lowville celebrates basketball team after stellar season is cut short

  Fire destroys town of Orleans trailer home

  A story of love and commitment during COVID-19 outbreak

  Caring for cancer patients during the pandemic

  TVs, DVDs and radios donated to the elderly

  Watertown firefighters, police wear face masks when responding to calls

  Watertown’s zoo feeding animals with donations, more produce requested for next week

  During outbreak, more people turn to local farms for meat, chicken, eggs

  Thousand Islands Winery opens drive thru option for customers

  Local distilleries begin to make hand sanitizer, cleaning sprays

  Newly unemployed frustrated with state labor department

  Watertown arena removes ice, prepares for emergency use

  Getting creative: businesses adapt to COVID-19 restrictions

  ’It’s terrifying,’ says server as local restaurants, bars halt dine-in service

  Decision to close public schools will be made on local level

  Meet this year’s Samaritan Children’s Miracle Network Champion

  People enjoy ‘Feed the Community Dinner’

  Man indicted in Lowville fatal fire

  Living Healthy in Lewis County workshop offered

  No coronavirus tests performed in north country...at least not yet

  Carthage Area Rescue Squad works to regain public’s trust after embezzlement arrest

  Ex-treasurer accused of stealing $120K from Carthage Area Rescue Squad

  Watertown officials sit down with city firefighters for 1st time in 4 years

  Blizzard: the white and the green in Lewis County