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

  Financial expert explains ways to protect your money as Coronavirus impacts stock market

Walker Co. inmates offered free Hepatitis A vaccines

  New bill aims to overhaul current Alabama Open Records Law

  Homewood PD need doorbell camera video after two cars stolen

  Would seat belts make Alabama school buses safer? The answer isn’t so simple

  Experts explain how to handle water damage before it gets dangerous

  Taking a look at heart health in women

  Victim of alleged Cullman Co. roof repair scam speaks out; More victims expected

Jefferson Co. Schools delayed 2 hours Thursday morning - here’s why

  UAB doctors spreading heart health awareness during month of February

  Blount Co. Sheriff offers free self defense classes for women

  Women find, rescue injured bald eagle on side of I-59

UAB School of Nursing awarded for efforts to promote more men in nursing

  Support group for police officers’ wives explains how you can help Det. John Finke

Jefferson Co. Sheriff’s Office promotes first female Deputy Chief

  Growing Kings organization raising awareness of National Mentoring Month

Birmingham Zoo donates $10K to help Australian wildlife

Visitation held at Homewood City Hall to remember, honor Chief John Bresnan

  Man pulled out of burning car meets one of the heroes who saved him

Stranger pays off students’ school lunch debt in Cullman; blessings keep coming

Students show appreciation for law enforcement officers through blood drive

American Cancer Society reports cancer death rate makes biggest one year drop

Badge created by wife of police officer to honor Sgt. Wytasha Carter’s memory

Birmingham nurse and volunteers use sterile hospital wraps to help homeless

Flights departing from Birmingham ranked 7th least crowded in country

  2019 was a record-breaking year for Walker County Sheriff’s Office

  Yellow ribbons tied around Trussville as search for Paighton Houston continues

Alabama passenger witnesses “crazy” Carnival cruise ship crash

  UAB awarded grant to use herpes virus as treatment for tumors in new area of brain

$30,000 given to help children battling cancer in Birmingham