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Katie Corrado is a general assignment reporter for PIX11 News. 

Corrado most recently worked at FOX 61, Tribune’s sister station in Hartford, Conn., as the station’s weekend evening anchor and a reporter for four years.

Her investigative reporting uncovered corrupt practices in the New London police department. She successfully fought the chief of police at the state’s Freedom of Information tribunal for access to records. She also investigated abuse allegations at a nursing home, which led to new procedures to protect patients.

She began her TV career in Syracuse, New York, where she worked as the weekend anchor and a multimedia journalist at NBC3/CBS5 doing everything from producing her own shows to shooting her own video. While in Syracuse, Corrado reported live from New York City for the dedication of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.

Corrado graduated cum laude from Fordham University where she was awarded the prestigious Edward A. Walsh Scholarship. She managed Fordham’s television station. While still in college, the New York State Associated Press Broadcaster’s Association twice recognized her work.

She is an active member of New York Women in Communications and a three-time recipient of its competitive scholarships.

Corrado was born and raised in Cedar Grove, New Jersey, and now calls New York City home.

Recent Articles
  • Holland Tunnel New Jersey

    Poll results for Holland Tunnel holiday-decorations controversy to be released

    Commuters’ true feelings over holiday decorations at the Holland Tunnel will be unveiled Monday. The Port Authority will unveil the results of a poll regarding the decorations over the Holland Tunnel at 1:30 p.m. The poll comes after a Change.org petition garnered thousands of signatures to move the tree decoration to hang over the “A” in “Holland Tunnel.” Its current placement over the “N” has garnered complaints that it’s an eyesore for many. The Port Authority’s online poll closed at […]

  • Santas fill streets of Hoboken for SantaCon

    HOBOKEN, New Jersey — Hoboken’s annual SantaCon brought hundreds of people to bars around the waterfront city on Saturday. Hoboken Police were out in full force, along with additional help from Union City Police, to ensure the city didn’t see a repeat of SantaCon 2017. Last year, police made 17 arrests. Thirty restaurants and bars participated in SantaCon in 2017, but that number dropped to ten this year, according to Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla. Bhalla took to Twitter Saturday, posting flyers […]

  • PIX11 honors the Nassau County Fire Service Academy

    PIX11 News goes behind the scenes with the Nassau County Fire Service Academy. First responders from the academy share fire tips and a person who lost family members in a tragic house fire around the holidays a couple of years ago will share her story. The Nassau County Fire Academy demonstrates how quickly a fire burns and how fire departments and safety advocates caution to be extra vigilant this holiday season.

  • NYC Winter Lantern Festival attracting big crowds in inaugural year

    STATEN ISLAND — The NYC Winter Lantern Festival is a brand-new Christmas attraction on the grounds of Randall Manor in Staten Island. The festival features larger-than-life hand-painted sculptures and lanterns that light up after dark. Every piece is custom designed, hand sculpted with steal boning, overlaid with silk and then hand painted by a company in China. The festival runs from 5 to 10 p.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, and from 5 to 11 p.m on Fridays and Saturdays […]

  • ‘Fearless Girl’ installed in her new home in front of the New York Stock Exchange

    NEW YORK — The Fearless Girl statue now has a permanent home outside the New York Stock Exchange. The bronze statue’s relocation was unveiled Monday morning. Her new home is thanks to another fearless girl: 6-year-old Harper Oates of Boston. Oates and her mother visited Fearless Girl last March. Oates was born paralyzed and uses a wheelchair. Because the statue was up on a platform that was not wheelchair accessible, Oates had to take a picture from behind the statue. […]

  • Men in minivan attempt to lure students walking home from school in NJ, police say

    ELMWOOD PARK, N.J. — Police are looking for two men who allegedly attempted to lure children walking home from a New Jersey school. On Tuesday and Wednesday, two elementary school students reported that a dark-colored minivan pulled up as they were walking home from Gilbert Avenue School in Elmwood Park, said police. Both incidents occurred at about 4 p.m. The students said two men in the vehicle said to them “You’re beautiful, do you want me to drop you off.”” […]

  • ‘Weed for rails’ looks to legalize marijuana, use tax revenue to fix NYC’s broken subway system

    NEW YORK — “Weed for rails,” a plan to legalize marijuana and use the tax revenue to fix New York City’s broken subway system, was unveiled Thursday. Melissa Mark-Viverito, former City Council speaker and candidate for public advocate, unveiled her four-point plan outside the Nos. 4, 5 and 6 trains by the Brooklyn Bridge. “Given the size of New York’s population, the marijuana market here could yield $1.3 billion a year that we can invest in our crumbling MTA, and […]

  • Dance icon Debbie Allen recalls ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ castmate singing ‘Fame’ on set

    Debbie Allen’s legacy will definitely be much more than dance. The iconic choreographer, actress, producer and director rose to fame in the 1980s with the film and television series “Fame.” Since then, the Houston native has choreographed numerous Academy Awards and directed show’s such as “A Different World,” “Girlfriends” and “Scandal.” She’s showcasing her talents as a director, executive producer and actress for ABC’s hit medical drama “Grey’s Anatomy.” The 68-year-old tells PIX11 about her fellow co-star Patrick Dempsey singing […]

  • Donate using Giving Machines this holiday season at Lincoln Square

    Looking to do some good on Giving Tuesday, but short on time? Now through the end of the year, donating various items takes mere seconds at the Giving Machine in Lincoln Square.

  • Protesters hold day of action against Amazon in Queens

    LONG ISLAND CITY, Queens — Those opposed to Amazon opening a headquarters in Long Island City plan to protest on Monday. Despite a rainy forecast, the gathering “Protect Queens #NoAmazonNYC” is expected to take place at Court Square Park from 5 to 8 p.m. The group’s Facebook event states that “the heartbeat of Queens is the working class and immigrants, not billionaires.” Among protestors’ concerns are that Amazon’s presence could displace existing residents.