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
  • NJ Transit commuters may face another ‘Summer of Hell’ with train engineer shortage

    NEW JERSEY — Is it going to be another “Summer of Hell”? Threats of a critical engineering shortage are preventing the New Jersey Transit to get back on track. Gov. Phil Murphy (D-NJ) and state officials acknowledged the shortage on Tuesday while pushing for an additional $100 million in NJ Transit funding. “We’re building this pool up as aggressively as we can, but we’re not gonna [sic] be in the promise land by Memorial Day,” Murphy said. The contest testing […]

  • NYPD investigates possible hate crime after Muslim woman assaulted in Brooklyn

    MIDWOOD, Brooklyn — Police are investigating a possible hate crime after a woman was assaulted in Brooklyn Saturday afternoon. Umber Nissar, 41, was walking down Avenue H near Rugby Road when a man tried to kick her by tripping at her feet, she said. When he was unable to make her fall, the man kicked the victim in the right shin before fleeing, according to police. Nissar and religious leaders believe this was a hate crime, and they’re asking the […]

  • Marijuana legalization hearings begin in New Jersey

    NEW JERSEY — Recreational marijuana could become legal in New Jersey as soon as next week. The new bill needs to clear through two committees on Monday, and if that happens it could mean a floor vote on March 25. New Jersey would become the 11th state in the country to legalize recreational marijuana if it passes. The legislation currently making its way through the state would allow anyone 21 and older to possess up to one ounce of marijuana, […]

  • Hudson Yards officially opens to the public

    WEST SIDE, Manhattan — “Shop ‘til you drop” takes on a whole new meaning at the shops and restaurants at Hudson Yards. More than a mile of luxury brands, fashion and food offerings, spanning seven stories, the Hudson Yards opens as part of the largest private real estate development in U.S. history. Philippe Visser, one of the lead developers, says “We’ve created the new heart of New York” and are “moving the center shift of gravity to the west side […]

  • Some NYC schools get an ‘F’ on bullying

    State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released an audit on Wednesday, detailing issues reporting bullying within New York City schools. According to the audit, 670 of the city’s 1,600 schools did not report any instances of bullying or harassment to the state during the 2015-2016 school year. Schools are required to report instances within 24 hours of becoming aware of them under New York’s Dignity for All Students Act. The following school year, 570 schools reported zero incidents. According to the audit, […]

  • Sleep Awareness Week: Inside sleep centers

    NEW JERSEY — A lot of us know that feeling where you just can’t fall asleep. Well, there’s a place you can go for that. In honor of Sleep Awareness Week, PIX11 visits Hackensack University Medical Center’s sleep center and talks to Dr. John Villa about sleep studies, why someone should visit a sleep center and how they diagnose different sleeping disorders.

  • Plane makes emergency landing at Newark Airport after fire reported onboard: officials

    NEWARK, N.J. — Flights have resumed after an aircraft made an emergency landing at Newark Liberty Airport Saturday morning, the airport tweeted. Air Transat Flight 942, a Boeing 737, departed from Montreal, Canada and was headed to Fort Lauderdale, Florida when it reported a possible fire in the cargo hold and diverted the flight to Newark Liberty International Airport at about 8:30 a.m., the FAA said in a tweet. #FAA statement regarding Air Transat Flight 942. pic.twitter.com/1umh1hmCrU — The FAA […]

  • Church offers ‘ashes to go’ for Ash Wednesday

    MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS, Manhattan —Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent and the season of fasting and prayer. During Ash Wednesday, Catholics and many other Christians wear ashes on their head during mass. Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in Morningside Heights is offering “ashes on the go” for those who can’t bring themselves to go to church. “Everyone has a story,” said Dean Clifton Daniel. Critics who say the whole point of Ash Wednesday is to experience the full […]

  • Snow blankets tri-state area as second winter storm approaches

    NEW YORK — As the first of two storms moves along the tri-state area Saturday morning, a winter storm watch has been issued for parts of the region as the second storm approaches. Parts of the region saw snow totals anywhere between an inch on Long Island to 5 inches in New Jersey as of Saturday morning. Airports in the tri-state area are also experiencing delays at an average of 30 minutes to one hour in several flights, according to […]

  • Man posing as NYCHA worker burns 73-year-old man with hot knife during robbery

    LOWER EAST SIDE, Manhattan — A man posing as a NYCHA worker is being sought after he allegedly burned a disabled 73-year-old man with a hot knife during a Wednesday robbery, police said. The perp knocked on the homeowners door at the Vladeck Houses, located between Madison and Water streets in the Lower East Side, at about 2:30 p.m. When the man, a double amputee, opened the door, the NYCHA impersonator demanded money while displaying a gun, before burning the […]

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