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
  • Students, parents wait on long lines for school buses in Queens

    CORONA, Queens — As some students were left stranded as they waited for a school bus in Queens, blocks away, the same situation was happening to students at another school. Since school started, several students of IS 5 in Queens were forced to scramble and find alternatives to get to school after limited school buses arrived at their bus stop along 38th Avenue and 108th Street in Corona. Students told PIX11 they’ve seen parents get into arguments over the situation, […]

  • Behind City Council Speaker Corey Johnson’s ‘painful’ plan to repeal ban on conversion therapy

    NEW YORK — New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson is expected to propose overturning the city’s conversion therapy band at Thursday’s council meeting. Johnson, who is openly gay, called the decision “painful” in a statement to PIX11. New York City banned conversion therapy in 2017. Critics have called the therapy–designed to turn gay people straight–inhumane, psychologically damaging and complete pseudo science. The logic behind Johnson’s proposal stems from a lawsuit against New York City, filed by an anti-LGBTQ Christian […]

  • Retired FDNY Captain documents 9/11 through art, fights for female first responders

    NEW YORK — Retired FDNY Captain Brenda Berkman has spent life blazing her own path. In 1982, Berkman won the right for women to become New York City firefighters after successfully suing the department. Berkman’s next defining role came after 9/11, when she responded on her day off to Ground Zero. Berkman has been a voice for the female first responders of 9/11 — both those who died and those who survived. She retired from the department after 25 years […]

  • NYC’s subway cars getting dirtier, causing more delays: study

    NEW YORK — Millions of people depend on New York City’s subway system each day, but what are things commuters can live without? Dirty subway cars and train delays. Reports of soiled cars are on the rise this year — with about 1,623 complaints — and it’s slowing down service and grossing out riders, according to a report published by The City. That’s more than the 1,500 reports NYC saw in all of 2017. “A lot of homeless people bring […]

  • Man dressed as Elmo accused of groping teen girl in Times Square: police

    MIDTOWN — One of Times Square’s costumed characters is facing multiple charges after being accused of touching a teenage girl inappropriately, police said. According to authorities, the 14-year-old girl had just snapped a photo with the man dressed as Elmo from “Sesame Street” when he allegedly grabbed her buttocks. The incident happened around 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, police said. Inocente Andrade-Pacheco, of Passaic, New Jersey, was arrested and is now facing charges including forcible touching and acting in a manner […]

  • #DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment blurs the lines between theater and reality

    NEW YORK — Blurring the lines between theater and real life in the off-Broadway comedy #DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment. It’s based on the true story of one woman’s failed search to find love on OkCupid, which prompts an experiment. “Everything that is said between the characters is taken verbatim for the show between her characters and the real people who interacted with them,” actress Kaitlyn Black said. Also real: the part of the show where they play matchmaker with two […]

  • Young child among 3 injured when fire breaks out at NJ apartment complex

    LAKEWOOD, N.J. — A fire broke out at a New Jersey apartment complex, seriously damaging several units. Emergency responders were called to the fire at the complex along Prospect Street in Lakewood just before 1 a.m., according to Lakewood Assistant Fire Chief Jason Wallace. When they arrived, firefighters were met with the blaze coming from the roof. Sixteen units were affected, eight seriously, according to officials. Everyone was self-extricated from the fire. Two adults and a young child were injured […]

  • School officials: Water is safe for kids in Newark schools

    NEWARK — School officials in Newark said Tuesday despite the city’s ongoing water crisis, water in schools is safe for students to drink. Schools in Newark use commercial grade water filters, different from the filters distributed to Newark residents. “They can be certain that the water in schools is safe for them,” said Valerie Wilson, Newark Schools Business Administrator.

  • J’Ouvert, West Indian Day Parade festivities underway in Brooklyn

    BROOKLYN — Ahead of the annual West Indian Day Parade, the J`ouvert celebration of Caribbean culture has been taking on the streets of Brooklyn since 6 a.m. Monday. J’Ouvert originates from the French “jour ouvert,” which means “daybreak” and signals the start of Carnival. The route starts at Grand Army Plaza, goes south on Flatbush Avenue, east on Empire Boulevard, south on Nostrand Avenue, ending at Midwood Street. For a full list of street closures, click here. The West Indian […]

  • Man critically injured in sucker-punch attack at Bronx bus stop: police

    WOODSTOCK, the Bronx — Police are looking for two men in connection to a brutal attack and robbery earlier in August that left a man fighting for his life, they said. The 54-year-old victim was standing at a BX17 bus stop, near the intersection of Prospect and Westchester avenues in the Woodstock section of the Bronx, just after midnight on Friday, Aug. 9, when an unidentified man approached him from behind and punched him in the back of the head, […]

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