Catherine Patterson

Catherine Patterson


Birmingham, Ala.

Catherine Patterson anchors the WBRC FOX6 News at 9, 9:30, and 10 pm Monday through Friday. She also serves as the editor of WBRC's "Daily 6" Newsletter.

She joined the WBRC team in February 2018.

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.

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  • GABBY Award winner


  • University of Georgia: Broadcast Journalism (Major), Communications (Minor)

Recent Articles by Catherine

  FEMA accepting COVID-19 funeral assistance applications starting Monday

UAB dietician explains healthy ways to shed pandemic pounds, bad habits

Bessemer Amazon fulfillment center workers to vote on forming union

Red Cross of AL clears up questions about donating plasma

  ADPH explains importance of vaccination card

  Ala. retailers expect potential growth in holiday spending this year

  Toothbrushes, lipstick, contact lenses: What to get rid of if you’re sick with COVID-19

  Hatching Hope volunteers help thousands of Hurricane Laura victims

  Ala. couple designs mask to prevent glasses from fogging up

New study sheds light on possible long-term immunity after COVID-19 infection

  ADPH: Some positive COVID-19 cases could have been missed

44 AL nursing homes to receive rapid COVID-19 test machines

UAB doctors say COVID-19 vaccine could create better immune response than actual infection

Children not getting vaccines over fear of contracting COVID-19 at doctor’s office

Ala. employers can legally require you to get tested for COVID-19

Aniah Blanchard’s mother launches non-profit to help families searching for missing loved ones

Merrill says Ala. prepared for July runoff after ‘unfortunate’ Ga. primary

UPDATE: issue resolved after CDC/ADPH COVID-19 reporting pipeline was 'overwhelmed’

Ala. among few states to incorporate Apple, Google contact tracing technology

JCDH doctor says going to the gym during pandemic is ‘risky’

You can now test for COVID-19 at home, but is it safe or worth it?

ADPH explains what to do if there are no testing sites in your county

Oncologists concerned about people putting off important screenings during COVID-19

YWCA: Calls to domestic violence hotline double during COVID-19

Jewish families celebrating Passover differently during COVID-19

  UAB School of Medicine Dean: African Americans disproportionately impacted by COVID-19

UAB continues to play major role in effort to find COVID-19 treatment

What are your rights as an employee during COVID-19?

Dermatologist explains side effects of homemade hand sanitizer, if it’s too strong

New bill aims to overhaul current Alabama Open Records Law