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
  • NYPD investigating Brooklyn egg attacks as potential anti-Semitic hate crimes: police

    BOROUGH PARK, Brooklyn — Police are investigating a string of egg attacks in Brooklyn over the weekend as possible anti-Semitic hate crimes, the NYPD said Monday. On Saturday around 6:15 p.m., a group of people threw eggs at a synagogue on Dahill Road, near 37th Street, in Borough Park, according to police. No person was hit in the incident, but the group, who threw the eggs from the street, managed to hit a wall inside the synagogue, authorities said. Shomrim […]

  • Fire breaks out at Brooklyn warehouse

    GREENPOINT, Brooklyn — Crews are on scene after a fire broke out at a warehouse in Brooklyn early Friday. Authorities responded to the vicinity of Van Dam Street and Nassau Avenue in Greenpoint just before 2:30 a.m. and arrived to find thick, heavy smoke coming out of the one-story warehouse. A “quick deterioration” of the roof forced firefighters to battle the blaze from outside the building, a fire chief on scene said. Fire officials say the flames are now out, […]

  • Cat-killing mystery: Stray cats found poisoned in Astoria

    ASTORIA, Queens — Residents in a Queens neighborhood say that someone is poisoning stray cats. Several cats have been found poisoned in the vicinity of Ditmars Boulevard and 37th Street in Astoria, according to the Alliance of Guardian Angels. Now, the local community is searching for the person or people responsible. Guardian Angels volunteers are assisting in posting and passing out fliers to Astoria residents in hopes of finding out who is responsible. “This cat killer is a menace to […]

  • Why Millennials are moving out of NYC and other big cities

    NEW YORK — New York City millennials are on the move, and out of the Big Apple. According to ApartmentList.com, New York City is ranked as one of the top 10 most-unaffordable metropolitan cities for millennials. It was given an overall “D” grade based on jobs, affordability and livability. The top three cities based on those factors? Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Provo, Utah; and Madison, Wisconsin. The millennials most likely to leave are under the age of 35 and make six-figure salaries, […]

  • Exclusive first look: Nickelodeon Universe opens at NJ mega mall American Dream

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — After nearly two decades, the first section of New Jersey mega mall American Dream opens Friday. Nickelodeon Universe, a massive indoor theme park based around everyone’s favorite characters from the kids television network, opens its doors at 10 a.m. and tickets have already sold out for opening weekend. PIX11’s Katie Corrado got a sneak preview of the amusement park the night before the big opening and said it did not disappoint. The theme park is just […]

  • Seasonal hiring underway ahead of the holidays

    NEW YORK — As the holiday season approaches, large retailers are looking to hire thousands of seasonal employees. Macy’s Inc. is holding a national hiring event for season workers Thursday. Events will take place from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at all stores, call centers, and distribution and fulfillment centers. The events are made to support the company’s plans to hire about 80,000 seasonal employees. Macy’s Inc. is currently offering full-time, part-time and flexible positions at its Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s […]

  • NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson calls for more bus-only streets in NYC

    MANHATTAN — Could more car restrictions be coming to New York City streets? Parts of 14th Street in Manhattan are already virtually car-free for much of the day, and now City Council Speaker Corey Johnson is toying with the idea of expanding that to several other streets. During an interview with WNYC, Johnson tossed the idea of closing 42nd and 34th streets to car traffic and focus more on public transportation. “People are calling it the ‘miracle on 14th street’,” […]

  • Advocates rally for Queens Boulevard safety improvements

    QUEENS — Families in this Queens say they don’t want to go to another vigil, especially for someone killed on Queens Boulevard. That’s why they’re calling on the city to finish redesigning the boulevard which would include protected bike lanes. “You can not replace a child and this pain just eats you up, this void will never be fulfilled,” Lizi Rahman lost her son, Asif, back in 2008. The 22-year was a teacher’s assistant. He left for work, but never […]

  • Armed man fatally shot by police in Brooklyn: NYPD

    BOERUM HILL, Brooklyn — Police have confirmed that an armed man has died after being shot by officers Tuesday night in Brooklyn. The man was shot and wounded by police officers just before 8 p.m. on Baltic Street, in front of the Gowanus Houses in Boerum Hill, police said. According to authorities, the man was shooting at someone else on Baltic Street. Two plain-clothed officers in an unmarked car came upon the scene and immediately identified themselves as NYPD officers […]

  • 14th Street busway launches: Major traffic changes to stretch of Manhattan street

    MANHATTAN — Starting Thursday morning, an extended stretch of 14th Street in Manhattan will become a “busway,” meaning some major traffic changes for anyone who’s not driving an MTA bus. The new pilot program, which has been fought in court for months, means most of 14th Street will be closed to traffic. No passenger cars will be allowed on 14th Street, between Third Avenue and Ninth Avenue, seven days a week, from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. each day. The […]

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