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

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

GBHS concerned about pet store regulation bill

AL woman warns about virtual kidnapping scam

Video visitation now available for Blount County inmates

Audience complains on social media after The Wiz Live! performance at BJCC

  Cullman Co. native killed in IL mass shooting

  Students called on for information after teacher accused of having sex with student

UAB patient runs 5K with doctor to spread awareness of genetic disease

British man stops in Birmingham on his walk around the world for charities

High school student meets with Senator Jones for Girl Scout project

Cullman Co. Sheriff: Criminals cloning your debit card

Woman with AL ties dies in Atlanta plane crash

Dogs rescued after being trapped in drain pipe for several hours

  AL family begging for help after father’s cremated remains stolen

  Fire officials believe Christmas tree fire destroyed Cullman Co. home

WWII Veteran’s dog tags found in France, returned to AL

Cullman Co. Sheriff wants voters to vote ‘yes’ on jail food amendment