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

  Relief fund set up to help small B’ham businesses damaged Sunday night

When should you get tested for coronavirus antibodies?

  New site connects you with local farmers during beef shortage

  Ala. among few states to incorporate Apple, Google contact tracing technology

  ALEA urges lake and beachgoers to practice social distancing this Memorial Day

  COVID-19 cases in AL nursing homes continue to increase

  ADPH explains what to do if there are no testing sites in your county

UAB uses tool to check on healthcare workers’ mental health during COVID-19

  AL nurse travels to NYC to help COVID-19 patients

  UAB School of Medicine Dean: African Americans disproportionately impacted by COVID-19

Cullman manufacturer makes masks for COVID-19, city considers loan

Dermatologist explains side effects of homemade hand sanitizer, if it’s too strong

BBB warns about schemes amid coronavirus concerns

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

AL man develops Porch Pod to keep your packages safe this holiday season

  March of Dimes gives Alabama “F” when it comes to infant and maternal health

Plans underway for new youth homeless center in Birmingham

Parking app can help take stress out of Alabama home opener

  Mom warns others about inappropriate app found on child’s phone

  16 Blount Co. female inmates choose to be baptized as part of new program

  ‘No More Martyrs’ explains how to talk to your child about mental health

President Trump signs executive order to transform kidney care

New AL law: No criminal charges if you break into car to save child

AL dermatologist warns swimmers after flesh-eating bacteria case in FL

How to keep your child safe in the water this summer

  Chemical castration bill awaiting Ala. governor’s signature

  A new take on storm shelters now available in AL

  Alabama couple wants to give special needs children a home

Plans underway for new school to provide safe environment for LGBTQ students

2 Alabama School of Fine Arts dancers accepted to Juilliard