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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.

Flowers are seen at the site of a fatal car crash - Westbury, NY - Jan 5, 2011 - Photo: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880

17-Year-Old Killed In Westbury Crash

Police say a 17-year-old student was speeding and ran a stop sign when he crashed his BMW into another car in Westbury, killing himself and injuring three other people.


Snow Trash

Trash Pick-Up Resumes A Week After Blizzard

When the first flakes began falling last Sunday, no one could have predicted the mess that followed.


(Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

TCU Beats Wisconsin 21-19 In Rose Bowl

Andy Dalton threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score, linebacker Tank Carder swatted down a 2-point conversion pass attempt with 2 minutes to play, and No. 3 TCU completed a perfect season with its first Rose Bowl victory.


Yvonne Freeman, 75, died during Sunday's snowstorm. She passed away during the three hours it took emergency personnel to reach her home.

NYC Woman: Better Storm Prep Could Have Saved My Mom

A woman in Queens wants a personal apology, saying the city’s flawed response is to blame for her mother’s death during Sunday’s blizzard.


'Streets in Poem Form'

Racy Poetry In Classroom Angers Brooklyn Parents

Some Brooklyn parents are fuming Thursday over a book passed out to their children in school, which featured poems with sexually explicit comments about everyone from drug dealers to presidents.


Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark

‘Spider-Man’ Actor’s Fall Blamed On Human Error

In a statement, Actors’ Equity said investigators determined that the accident was caused by human error. It gave no details but said that additional safety measures are being undertaken.


Matthew Coletta (credit: CBS 2)

Gunman Gets 384 Years In Queens Shooting Spree

A widowed mother faced the monster who murdered her husband in a random, drug-induced drive-by shooting spree on Thursday.


Conor McDonald, son of hero NYPD officer Steven McDonald, received his badge and gun on Wednesday. He will wear NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly's badge.

Hero Cop’s Son Joins NYPD, Will Wear Commish’s Badge

It was a story of real-life “Blue Bloods” on Wednesday, as the son of a hero cop got his own badge and gun. Both the new recruit and his badge have a long history.


The Tri-State knows how to bundle up when the thermometer drops. (credit: CBS 2)

Residents Shrug Off The Bitter Cold

The unseasonably cold temperatures blew into our area over the weekend. Snow flurries fell off and on Monday and continued through the night, getting some into the holiday spirit.


Ice Pick Bandit (credit: CBS 2)

Authorities Make Arrest In Ice Pick Bandit Case

Investigators confirm a man matching the description of the suspect was arrested in Bergen County over the weekend.


(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Shoppers Hit Retailers For Pre-Black Friday Deals

The holiday shopping season is getting started earlier every year. This year even Thanksgiving Day is home to big deals.


A dancer shakes hands with children during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade November 25, 2010 in New York (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Massive Turnout In Big Apple For Thanksgiving Parade

A high-kicking Kung Fu Panda and a diary-toting Wimpy Kid will join the giant balloon lineup for the 84th annual parade.


Travelers are seen at LaGuardia Airport (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Travel Nightmare? What Travel Nightmare?

Travelers opposed to the invasive new security measures are hoping their online calls for a nationwide protest will create long lines and teach the Transportation Security Administration a lesson.


The site of a proposed mosque is seen in New York, NY - May 25, 2010 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Critics Furious Mosque Developers Want 9/11 Money

The debate over the proposed mosque and community center at Ground Zero was heating up once more Tuesday.


Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf (Credit: AP)

Backer Of NYC Islamic Center Plans Day Of Thanks

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf will be joined at the 1 p.m. ecumenical Thanksgiving prayer service Wednesday by a minister and a rabbi.