Catherine Patterson

Catherine Patterson

Reporter/Anchor

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.

If you have any story ideas for Catherine, please feel free to email her at cpatterson@wbrc.com.

Awards:

  • GABBY Award winner

Education:

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

Recent Articles by Catherine

President Trump signs executive order to transform kidney care

New AL law: No criminal charges if you break into car to save child

AL dermatologist warns swimmers after flesh-eating bacteria case in FL

Conceptual design approved for Protective Stadium at BJCC

Chemical castration bill awaiting Ala. governor’s signature

A new take on storm shelters now available in AL

UAB doctor explains how tests showed positive and negative results of measles

Alabama couple wants to give special needs children a home

New study shows AL millennials have 2nd lowest credit scores in nation

  Man avoids parking ticket, wants to thank officer for compassion

AL woman warns about virtual kidnapping scam

United Methodists reject same-sex marriage, clergy proposals

Mother says daughter traumatized by school’s black history program

Alabama officers ranked second most overworked in nation, study says

Audience complains on social media after The Wiz Live! performance at BJCC

  Cullman Co. native killed in IL mass shooting

  Students called on for information after teacher accused of having sex with student

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