Katie Killen is the Morning News Traffic Anchor and Breaking News Reporter. This is a return to News 13 and the mountains of Western North Carolina for Katie. She helped launched our weekend morning newscast in 2011. She first joined News 13 in 2009 as the Rutherford County reporter.
In 2012, Katie joined the NBC affiliate in Charlotte as a reporter and social media anchor. Most recently Katie was the weekday morning co-anchor at the CBS affiliate in Colorado Springs. While there, she was one part of the duo named "Best News Anchor Team" by the Colorado Broadcasters Association.
Katie started her TV news career in Winchester, Va and holds degrees from both Saint Vincent College and American University. She grew up in Ebensburg, PA.
She is a runner and was excited to complete the 2016 Asheville marathon. Send any and all trail suggestions her way! Katie and her husband, Brian, are glad to finally be back home in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.