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

  Mother who lost teen to cancer grateful for therapy trial developed in Birmingham

  Alabama Adventure looking to hire 400, job fair this Saturday

  FEMA accepting COVID-19 funeral assistance applications starting Monday

Edgar’s Bakery hiring for new Homewood location

  First day at new COVID vaccination site near airport went smoothly

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

  Birmingham Barons hoping to fill hundreds of positions before opening day

  Birmingham YMCA to host virtual job fair for summer jobs

  Birmingham YMCA providing scholarships, school support for 125 families

  Birmingham Airport Authority optimistic about travel heading into warmer months

  Commissioner Tyson provides update on plan for transportation to vaccine sites

HABD launches site for residents to submit concerns

  Bessemer Amazon fulfillment center workers to vote on forming union

  Concern about COVID-19 variant spread in Jefferson Co. and vaccine supply

  Senior living company offering staff incentives to get COVID vaccine

  Birmingham VA to vaccinate eligible veterans at United Way Building Monday

  Veterans encouraged to enroll in VA health care as vaccine rollout continues

  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