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

  UAB researchers say metformin reduces risk of death for COVID patients with diabetes

  Red Cross of AL explains ways to help COVID-19 patients if you never tested positive

  Red Cross of AL clears up questions about donating plasma

  Birmingham church donates $800K to organizations, families this Christmas

  UAB expert explains what you should do now after cyber hack on U.S. agencies

  Senior living company offers COVID vaccination incentive program for employees

  New resource compiles list of childcare facilities for job seekers

  Salvation army needs bell ringers this holiday season

  ADPH explains importance of vaccination card

  UAB expert explains ways to teach your kids about online safety

  Demand for testing after Thanksgiving could put strain on state’s supply

  Nursing home residents, families urged to take extra precautions if gathering for Thanksgiving

  Shopping online for Black Friday? Don’t get scammed

  Children’s of AL explains new ways to gift patients during COVID-19

  MainStreet Family Care to test staff and students coming back from Thanksgiving

  Black Friday vacation deals starting now

Oak Mountain State Park could soon expand

  AL meat processing facilities receive boost during difficult year

  Lost your sense of smell after COVID? Here’s how to re-train your nose

  Have you downloaded the GuideSafe exposure notification app yet?

  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

  Renewing your driver’s license online? One wrong click could cost you

Hoover Halloween event scheduled for Thursday canceled

  UAB, Advanced ICU Care develop tele-ICU operations center

University of Alabama planning for eighth on-campus storm shelter

  Parents of some JeffCo students can pick up internet vouchers, progress reports Wednesday

Women urged to continue important cancer screenings during pandemic

  United for United Way: The Arc of Walker County

Miles College sees 40% increase in enrollment during pandemic