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
  • 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, […]

  • Pro football player and coach, rape survivor Collette Smith talks reaching NFL, ‘tackling’ glass ceiling

    NEW YORK — Collette Smith was sitting on the couch — beer in one hand, cigarette in the other — when she saw an ad to try out for a women’s professional football team. It’d be the moment that changed her life. Smith changed her lifestyle, tried out for the team, and became a pro football player at 42 years old. But it wouldn’t be the only time she’d ‘tackle’ the glass ceiling. She’d later become the first female African […]

  • Severe weather causes damage, power outages throughout NY, NJ

    NEW YORK — Severe storms pummeled parts of the tri-state area Thursday night, causing power outages and damage throughout the region, including the partial collapse of a building on Long Island. Strong winds, heavy rain and lightning caused significant damage to parts of New York City, Long Island and New Jersey, causing downed wires, trees and branches. PSEG Long Island is reporting about 23,915 of its approximately 1.1 million customers across Long Island and the Rockaways are currently without service. […]

  • Storms cause partial building collapse on Long Island

    EAST FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Storms slammed parts of New York and New Jersey Thursday night, causing damage and power outages, including the partial collapse of a building on Long Island. A wall of Cris Ray Printing, a printing company that makes labels for vitamins and prescriptions, along Executive Boulevard collapsed around 9:30 p.m., with concrete falling onto at least 10 employees’ vehicles. “It looked like something out of a movie,” one employee said. “Seeing your car under a whole bunch […]

  • Back to School: Finding the best deals on clothes for the new school year

    NEW YORK — With students around New York and New Jersey gearing up to head back to school in the coming weeks, there’s one thing that’s a “must” for the new school year: New clothes. Nobody wants to spend an arm and a leg on a whole new fall wardrobe, so we’ve got some tips and tricks to snag the best deals and find all the sales. Some savings tips and tricks: It’s 2019 so be prepared to use your […]

  • Husband, wife found dead at Inwood home in apparent murder-suicide: police

    INWOOD — Police are investigating after finding a husband and wife dead at their Upper Manhattan apartment late Sunday night in an apparent murder-suicide. Police responded to a 911 call around 10:18 p.m. of a man who might have jumped from a building on Sherman Avenue, near West 207th Street, the NYPD says. When officers arrived they found 72-year-old Campo Elias Albuja-Montalvo lying on the pavement outside his building, unconscious and unresponsive, police said. The man’s injuries and the 911 […]

  • Flurry of suits emerge as NY opens door to old sex abuse claims

    ALBANY — It was the early 1950s and Peter Vajda was a little boy attending a Catholic boarding school in the Bronx when he says a religious brother molested him. The brother is likely long dead, but the church survives. Just after midnight Wednesday morning, Vajda, now 75, filed a civil lawsuit naming the Archdiocese of New York as a defendant. Justice, he says, may have been delayed but he won’t let it be denied. “Now it’s their turn. Now […]

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