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

  2 young AL girls commit suicide within month of one another

Fultondale mother searching for Christmas stockings she accidentally donated

Crook caught on surveillance stealing doorbell camera

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

Maranathan Academy valedictorian Qiana Riley has overcome major obstacles

Faith in Action AL holds Lament and Hope Walk for victims of gun violence

Salvation Army: Bell ringers, donations needed ahead of Christmas

Bessemer woman says she’s ‘blessed’ to survive after car shot at multiple times

Protesters fill Hoover City Council meeting Monday night

Former U.S. Ambassador shares memories of President George H.W. Bush

Funeral service held to honor life of EJ Bradford

Carbon Hill PD investigating after report of man posing as officer

Fire officials believe Christmas tree fire destroyed Cullman Co. home

AL Christmas tree lots say Amazon’s new real-tree delivery option not affecting sales

Black bear found injured, euthanized in Blount County

Mother of children killed in St. Clair Co. wreck desperate for answers

It’s the most wonderful time of the year... for online scammers

Paint splattered on multiple cars in Jasper, police investigating

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

App-based fuel-delivery service now available in B’ham