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

  United for United Way: The Arc of Walker County

Miles College sees 40% increase in enrollment during pandemic

  ADPH set to reduce COVID-19 hotline hours of operation

  BhamStrong puts hundreds back to work

  Hatching Hope volunteers help thousands of Hurricane Laura victims

  Pandemic’s impact on B’ham restaurant scene could have domino effect

  Ala. couple designs mask to prevent glasses from fogging up

  Jasper mayor says city’s finances in good shape during pandemic

  JeffCo students can get free meals during remote learning

Homewood school moving classes outside to keep students, teachers safe

  Concern growing over future of Birmingham Public Library

  Birmingham businesses take pledge to support UAB, students’ effort to stop COVID-19 spread

New study sheds light on possible long-term immunity after COVID-19 infection

Father of virtual learner gives parents tips to motivate kids

  ADPH: Some positive COVID-19 cases could have been missed

How to file a complaint about a JeffCo business violating mask order

  More counties in ‘moderate’ risk category, but we’re not in the clear yet

  Panelists discuss rights to education during COVID-19

  Babysitting app Wyndy partnering with companies to provide childcare for employees

LJCC creates program to care for kids, help working parents during pandemic

  Homeschooled high school students can take UAB college courses for credit

Daniel Rickett’s family and friends react after his body is identified 2 years after he went missing

  Jefferson State expects dual enrollment to increase during pandemic

  44 AL nursing homes to receive rapid COVID-19 test machines

AL Nursing Home Association willing to work with UAB on vaccine testing

  UAB doctors say COVID-19 vaccine could create better immune response than actual infection

What will school lunchtime look like during a pandemic?

  More people considering updating, preparing wills during pandemic

  Tuscaloosa County Schools release reopening plan

  Retired federal judge speaks on legality of statewide face mask order