Emmy Award-winning reporter Kathryn Brown joined CBS 2 in June 2008. She also contributes to CBS Newspath by reporting on location throughout the nation.
Brown has reported live news coverage on a wide range of stories including the gulf oil spill in 2010, the West Virginia mine disaster in 2010, the Virginia Tech massacre in 2007, and the unforgettable presidential election and inauguration of President Barack Obama. Brown has received both an Emmy Award and an Associated Press Award for her coverage of the Virginia Tech massacre.
Previously, Brown reported for WJZ-TV in Baltimore. In 2002, she worked at WSET-TV in Roanoke, Virginia. Brown is no stranger to the tri-state as she interned for WABC-TV in 2001. Earlier in her career, Brown interned for several political campaigns including the Governor of Georgia’s Press Office in 1999.
While growing up, being a journalist was her life-long dream. Brown graduated from University of Georgia with a Bachelors Degree with a major concentration in Broadcast News and a minor in Political Science. Although a native of Georgia, she loves exploring and working in the tri-state area. Her passions include running, biking and picking up a good book. Brown lives in New Jersey with her husband and two Labrador Retrievers.
The last few days have opened our eyes to revolution in the Middle East through the lenses of locals, shocked us with a deeply disturbing series of stabbings and had us reflecting on the actual words in our national anthem.
After a winter of frozen tracks, delayed trains and fare hikes, commuters who use Metro-North’s New Haven line are now getting hit with a major service reduction.
A thick coating of ice made getting around very hazardous and, in some areas, nearly impossible, but it wasn’t enough to cancel schools – a decision that left some parents furious.
To try and stay ahead of what will no doubt be a nasty winter mix, state officials were activating the emergency operations center to coordinate the snow response.
The World’s Most Famous Arena had a little extra buzz in the air against the Heat on Thursday, and the Knickerbockers responded.
Commuting to work with up to 19 inches of fresh snow on the ground was no picnic for anyone.
With a lot of attention surrounding the Yankees, Jon Heyman joined Neil Keefe to talk about the latest from Brian Cashman and the biggest issues facing the Yankees.
New Jersey has already capped out its $20 million snow budget and New York City blew through its $38 million budget before the first of the year, but snow removal has to get done somehow.
New York City sets aside $38 million a year for snow removal, but the Bloomberg Administration admits they spent more than that digging out of the post-Christmas blizzard alone.
Coach Rex Ryan understands how the emotion of a season-ending loss can lead to the frustrated comments by Jets receiver Santonio Holmes.
On Friday, the second winter storm to blow into the City in a week turned some streets into skating rinks and avenues into rivers of slush.
Residents said the yellow medallion cabs that clog the streets in Manhattan rarely pick up fares once in the boroughs, making it frustrating to quickly get from one place to another.
In a frantic effort to avoid another chaotic and dangerous situation, the mayor and top agencies released a 15-point action plan to combat future storms, including the one expected to hit Tuesday.
Phyllis Schneck, 79, grew up in Rutherford, met her husband at Rutherford High School, and still spent summers in New Jersey to see family.
As the season has progressed for the Devils, they’ve seen their play and subsequently their results slip from bad to worse to holy crap someone please make this season end already.