I discovered the thrill of television news at CPTV, the campus TV station at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, where I earned my degree in Journalism.
I began my career in television as a producer at KCOY in Santa Maria, CA. Later, I started reporting at KIEM in Eureka and then moved on to News 14 Carolina in Raleigh, NC. I ultimately returned to KCOY as an anchor and reporter. I was co-anchoring five evening newscasts when I left for ABC7 News in October of 2011!
In North Carolina, I covered hurricanes. In Santa Maria, I covered the Michael Jackson child molestation trial, and a few years later, the pop star's death. I've been inside a space launch complex at Vandenberg Air Force Base and talked rodeo and politics with Steve Ford, son of President and Betty Ford, at Steve's Central Coast ranch. But in this business, you've never "seen it all."
I live in San Francisco and enjoy jogging along the Marina Green to Hoppers Hands. One of my three sisters also lives here. She is my best friend and city tour guide. (Hi Emily!)
Our parents still live in SJC and it is one of my favorite vacation destinations!
If you have a story idea for me, or just want to say hello, find me on Facebook. I also love to tweet!
Katie is an anchor and reporter for ABC7 News.
To wrap up the week-long Dreamforce Conference in San Francisco the Foo Fighters played to help raise an incredible $10 million for UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals.
Monday the rain and heavy drizzle fell in parts of the Bay Area to help the parched ground.
Multiple construction projects on public transit in the Bay Area combined with a Billy Joel concert tonight at AT&T Park is expected to create some problems for people planning to travel in an out of San Francisco over Labor Day weekend.
Adam Wilson, the chief scientist at Sphero, spoke with ABC7 News about the Star Wars BB-8 app-enabled Droid now hitting the market.
Firefighters coming back from the Rocky and Jerusalem fires were able to get to the fire in Livermore pretty quickly to help protect homes.