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

  How will school districts decide which teachers teach in-person or remote?

  Clanton Mayor remembered as dedicated leader with “limitless” knowledge

  AL Sec. of State says increase in absentee votes will not delay election results

  Event team talks preparations, predictions ahead of fall sports

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

  ADPH explains trade offs of COVID-19 rapid result tests

  Bham charter school allows families to change learning preference throughout year

  Nursing homes wait up to 5 days for COVID-19 test results

  More businesses boosting online presence during COVID-19

  Walker Co. deals with packed jail during pandemic

  Walker Co. Jail using cotton balls to test inmates for COVID-19

  ADPH creates color-coded map to show risk of COVID-19 spread

  ADPH explains benefits of possible saline solution gargle test for COVID-19

  Ala. hospitals see highest number of COVID-19 in-house patients

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

  New Jefferson Co. face mask ordinance doesn’t apply to places of worship

  Teachers left with more concerns than confidence after release of state’s road map to reopen

  What to consider when deciding whether your child should return to school

  CDC says weight, pregnancy could impact severity of COVID-19

  Bham Face Masks raising funds to make more masks for entire state

  Birmingham doula helps mothers virtually, in-person during COVID-19

  Trussville fireworks store sees sales double before July 4 holiday

  TSA making changes to screening process during COVID-19

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

  Hundreds celebrate Juneteenth at Patton Park

  Bham teen organizes unity rally for young people

  Booking your next vacation? Here’s what to consider

  Workshops Inc. helping job seekers during COVID-19

  Tuscaloosa Co. Schools seeking more bus drivers

  AL Retail Association emphasizes need to shop local during pandemic