Catherine Patterson

Catherine Patterson joined the WBRC team in February 2018 as a nightside reporter and weekend anchor. Catherine's journalism career began at WALB News 10, a sister station in Albany, Ga. During her three years covering south Georgia, she was a weekday and weekend anchor for the evening newscasts, a multimedia journalist, and reporter for the morning show. In addition, Catherine served as the Bureau Chief for the station's Thomasville Bureau, located one hour south of Albany. She's grateful for the invaluable experience she gained while interning at WAGA-TV in Atlanta, and credits the FOX 5 Atlanta News Team for cementing her decision to pursue a career in journalism. Catherine graduated summa cum laude from the University of Georgia in 2014 with a degree in journalism. She served as an Ambassador of UGA's Grady College of Journalism and worked as a multimedia journalist for Grady Newsource, a local news broadcast for northeast Georgia. A native of Atlanta, Catherine is thrilled to join the WBRC team and experience the many wonderful attributes of Birmingham's Magic City! She's a lover of music and animals, a self-proclaimed foodie at heart, and enjoys traveling and sharing good times with family and friends. If you have any story ideas for Catherine, please feel free to email her at

Recent Articles by Catherine

British man stops in Birmingham on his walk around the world for charities

Hoover elementary school helps students, families displaced in apartment fire

BPD officers going through “roller coaster” of emotions after sergeant’s death

Police officers from across U.S. coming to Birmingham to honor Sgt. Wytasha Carter

ALDOT: I-59/20 bridges in downtown B’ham will close Monday, January 21

Band members of fallen police sergeant’s son raise money for grieving family

FOP President remembers BPD sergeant killed in shooting as a leader and role model to officers

4 arrested for allegedly deer poaching in Hoover

Daughter saves family from Christmas morning house fire

No name badges on officers making one Hoover woman feel unsafe

AL family begging for help after father’s cremated remains stolen

Crook caught on surveillance stealing doorbell camera

Tow truck drivers hold rally to raise awareness of ‘Move Over’ law

Fire officials believe Christmas tree fire destroyed Cullman Co. home

Memorial service for 9-year-old B’ham girl spreads awareness of mental health, suicide

WWII Veteran’s dog tags found in France, returned to AL

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Coyote attacks deer on front lawn in Vestavia Hills

McDonald’s employee hides in freezer during restaurant shooting

Alabama teen going viral for doing the right thing

Shelter dogs flown from AL to NJ to clear up space for hurricane rescues