Catherine Hawley joined FOX 13 News as a general assignment reporter in October 2017. Her journalism career has taken her to numerous states up and down the East Coast. Before making the move to the Sunshine State to join the FOX 13 team, she worked as a reporter and fill-in anchor at WMAR in Baltimore, Maryland.
Catherine spent more than three years in Charm City covering national stories, including the death of Freddie Gray and the unrest that followed. She also reported on Baltimore’s record-breaking murder rate, the heroin epidemic across the state, and innovative research and advancements happening at top medical centers in the area.
Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Catherine graduated summa cum laude from Temple University in Philadelphia. She had her television debut on Temple Update, a weekly, half-hour news show produced completely by students.
Catherine’s professional career as a journalist began in 2008 in snowy, Syracuse, New York. Her next stop was in Richmond, Virginia. While in Virginia, Catherine shot, edited, and wrote her own stories, along with filling in on the anchor desk.
When the opportunity came to move closer to her home state of Pennsylvania, Catherine packed her bags and went north to Allentown to work as the weekend anchor and reporter at WFMZ-TV. She was nominated for an Emmy Award for a series that followed a woman’s eight-month journey through breast cancer.
In her time away from work, Catherine enjoys being outside in the sun and nature, cooking, and snowboarding. She is looking forward to exploring everything Florida has to offer and being a part of the FOX 13 News team. If you see her around town, make sure to say hello!
The Biden Administration announced changes Monday to the Paycheck Protection Program, an effort to reach smaller and minority-owned businesses left behind in previous rounds of coronavirus aid.
Hannah Ryan is passionate about making an impact on people’s lives. The Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital nurse's compassion comes from a place of personal experience.
Friday, February 12 was the first day Americans could file 2020 tax returns and there was plenty of confusion.
From bedsides in the intensive care unit to the sidelines of Raymond James Stadium, a Tampa General Hospital critical care nurse is doing double-duty, working at the hospital and cheering for the Buccaneers.
Super Bowl LV brought tens of thousands of people from all over the country to Tampa. However, the packed streets and dense crowds have health officials concerned about the spread of COVID-19.
Being backup dancers for The Weeknd was an unforgettable opportunity for four best friends.
Frozen websites, busy phone lines, and wasted time. For weeks, it has been first-come-first-served in Pinellas County for folks trying to secure a slot for a COVID-19 vaccine.
From wheels down to touchdown, the Super Bowl LV Host Committee is making sure everyone gets an enthusiastic welcome to Tampa Bay. Visit Tampa Bay ambassadors lined up and cheered for every passenger arriving at the main terminal of Tampa International Airport.
Starting next week, you might be able to get a coronavirus vaccination at your local pharmacy.
The data is clear. COVID-19 is hitting communities of color the hardest, with Blacks, Latinos, and Native Americans bearing an unequal burden, dying at higher rates, and lagging in vaccination numbers.