After pounding the pavement as a field reporter for three years, News 13’s Katya Fitzpatrick was recently promoted to News Director. Katya strives to report on issues that affect our local viewers. She’s a Carbon County resident who enjoys rolling up her sleeves and getting involved in the community!
In her free time, you can expect to find her “out and about” with her husband and three boys. Originally from Mexico, Katya enjoys keeping her customs alive while celebrating American traditions as well.
Katya is always up for a challenge and enjoys learning new things! A passion for theater, she once performed in an Improvisational Comedy troupe at a NYC Comedy Club.
Katya is an East Stroudsburg University graduate. After college, she got her start at the Times News newspaper as a freelance writer. Shortly after, she was hired as a producer for TV-13’s Valley Report and later took a producing job at WBRE 28-News. After leaving the news business for several years, Katya returned to Blue Ridge Communications in 2013 as a field reporter.
Giving people a voice is what drives Katya and what makes her job worthwhile! If you have a story you’d like her to investigate, email her at firstname.lastname@example.org