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Kathryn Brown

kathrynbrown Kathryn BrownEmmy 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.

Photo (L-R): Maksim Gelman (DCPI); Anti-Mubarak Poster (Monica Miller); Christina Aguilera (Getty)

Week In Review: Brooklyn Killing Spree, Anthem Flubs & Egypt

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.

1010 WINS–02/13/2011

A warning for commuters at the Metro-North station - New Rochelle, NY - Jan 28, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Winter-Bitten Metro-North Waves White Flag Of Surrender

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.


New Yorkers commute after a freezing rain storm slicked the roads February 02, 2011 in New York City. The Northeast region of the United States has seen an uncharacteristically cold and stormy winter. (Photo by Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

Decision To Keep Schools Open Angers Many NYC Parents

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.


Hoboken Snow Removal Street (credit: CBS 2)

Officials Ask N.J. Drivers To Avoid The Roads

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.


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B&C Show Blog & Audio: Garden Win Party

The World’s Most Famous Arena had a little extra buzz in the air against the Heat on Thursday, and the Knickerbockers responded.


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Mass Transit Service Getting Back To Normal

Commuting to work with up to 19 inches of fresh snow on the ground was no picnic for anyone.


Brian Cashman (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Keefe To The City: Chat With Jon Heyman

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.


Snow is seen on Westport Avenue - Norwalk, CT - Jan 26, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Tri-State Area Tackling Yet Another Snowstorm

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.


Snow Removal In Manhattan After Blizzard (credit: Getty Images)

Winter Crushes Snow-Removal Budgets In NY, NJ

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.


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Rex Understands Emotion Of Holmes Comments

Coach Rex Ryan understands how the emotion of a season-ending loss can lead to the frustrated comments by Jets receiver Santonio Holmes.


Friday's snowstorm made Big Apple streets a mess. (credit: CBS 2)

Tired Of Winter Yet? In NYC, Some Aren’t

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.


Livery Cab

Medallion Cab Drivers Angry Over Livery Proposal

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.


Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty (AP Photo/Office of the Mayor, Samantha Modell)

Mayor Declares Weather Emergency; Storm Intensifies

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 and her three children (Photo/Handout)

2 Tucson Shooting Victims Have Strong Local Ties

Phyllis Schneck, 79, grew up in Rutherford, met her husband at Rutherford High School, and still spent summers in New Jersey to see family.


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Dealing With The Devils: Shaking It Up

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.