Contact: Katie.Nordeen@wghp.com

Katie Nordeen joined the FOX8 Evening News as an anchor in January 2013. After being an early riser for more than a year (her alarm went off at 1:30AM!), Katie is excited to work on “this side of the clock.”

Katie came to FOX8 as a general assignment reporter in June 2010 before joining the morning team as an anchor in September 2011.

She got her start in Duluth, MN as an anchor and reporter. During her time there, Katie received a Regional Broadcast Emmy for her work as the weekend anchor. Katie also spent time in Boulder, Colo. where she studied Broadcast Journalism at the University of Colorado-Boulder.

She is very active in Special Olympics and is honored to be on the Special Olympics North Carolina Board of Directors. Katie’s passion is inspired by her niece Eleanor who has special needs.

When she’s not working, Katie is busy being a mom to Hattie and wife to Reece. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, shopping, and doing anything outdoors! Katie and her family live in Winston-Salem with their two golden retrievers and a cat named Gail.


Recent Articles
  • Winston-Salem center provides safe place for LGBTQ community

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — North Star LGBTQ Community Center in Winston-Salem is a place where the community can come and just be. North Star opened in 2012 and for director Nyles Claire Suer, it’s personal. “Being queer, that’s the word I use, it has been one of the most incredible parts of my life, ” Suer said. “It’s really enriched my life in a way that I can’t even imagine being divorced from that part of my identity. But it can […]

  • High Point resource center uses new bus to continue helping local families

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Dance is just one of many programs offered at Macedonia Family Resource Center in High Point. “We change as the community needs change,” said Dell McCormick, executive director of Macedonia Family Resource Center. “We have a community garden where we allow the residents to grow their own foods and we provide the seeding. We have a food pantry where we give food away once a week, we have mentoring programs, we have dance.” The dance program […]

  • Walkertown students get hands-on look at how energy is created

    WALKERTOWN, N.C. — At first glance, it may look like a typical 7th-grade science class. But the students at Walkertown Middle School are part of the Piedmont Environmental Alliance’s Energy Explorers program. “It’s so important for students to understand that energy has a cost both to our wallets and to the environment, and to understand that by making small and big changes we can all make a difference,” said Jamie Maier, executive director of PEA. Through an interactive conversation and […]

  • Local man reflects on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1958 visit to Bennett College

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Lewis A. Brandon III will never forget the night Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. came to Bennett College in Greensboro. “It was a big deal,” said Brandon, the Grassroots History Coordinator at Beloved Community Center. “Here we were on the cusp of making huge changes on the social conditions in the South and I wanted to be a part of it.” It was Feb. 11, 1958 — a Tuesday. King was just 29 years old, but had […]

  • Greensboro Housing Hub works as one-stop location for people needing affordable housing

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — At the grand opening of the Greensboro Housing Hub, Gov. Roy Cooper praised the collaboration that will help people get into affordable housing. The hub is a collaboration between six nonprofits that specialize in affordable housing from building the homes to teaching people how to manage their money. They all have a niche and they all complement each other. “You know, there probably are some ways we compete some, I mean that’s reality, but the question is […]

  • University of Virginia students spend spring break helping nonprofit with home repairs

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — It’s spring break, but instead of getting their sun on a beach, eleven University of Virginia college students are getting their sun on a roof in High Point “We`re with an organization called Chi Alpha,” said Val Hornsby, a freshman at the University of Virginia. “It’s a Christian organization on the grounds and we just really wanted to help people out.” They’re volunteering with Community Housing Solutions, a small non-profit that serves Guilford County with home repairs […]

  • Nonprofit journalism organization educates students on underreported global affairs

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — At Reynolds High School, students are gathered in the auditorium to learn a story they likely won’t read in their textbooks. “I think just as a person it helps me to expand my empathy because I understand stories and situations that I otherwise wouldn’t have understood,” said Nupur Shah, a senior who listened to the presentation. Daniella Zalcman lead the presentation in front of a few hundred students. She is an Independent Documentary Photographer who is working […]

  • Speakers to address important social topics during all-day forum in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — As a Sociology Professor at UNCG, Stephen Sills is very comfortable with speaking in front of large groups. But what he’s rehearsing now in front of about ten people feels very different. “I’m not so much nervous but the script is fresh and I’m not used to thinking in terms of a script,” he said. Sills is practicing for a presentation he’ll give during TEDx Greensboro on March 22 at the Triad Stage in front of about […]

  • Program at Guilford College helps Latino, international students find path to college

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Irving Zavaleta created a program at Guilford College that is changing lives. “The first conference, we had 93 students and this past conference, they had more than 250 students and about 70 parents,” Zavaleta said. Now in its 11th year, Soy un Lider is a yearly one-day conference for Latino and international high school students thinking about college, but not sure how to make it happen. Soy un Lider means “I’m a leader” in Spanish. “I knew […]

  • Free program teaches High Point elementary students how to swim

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Dozens of third-grade students from Triangle Lake Elementary at the High Point Swim Club pool are both excited and nervous. “Some have never had the opportunity or chance to even get in a pool, let alone have instruction in the pool,” said Erika Dawkins, one of the staff members. Over the next several weeks, the students will take six 30-minute lessons at High Point Swim Club through a free program called Swim 4 Fun-Swim 4 Life, […]

  • Organization helps provide affordable housing, resources in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Eloise Lipscomb has called Goler Manor in Winston Salem home since 2010. “I like it in this area and some of the other places in this area are too expensive,” she says. “I couldn`t afford that.” the 79-unit affordable independent living facility for adults 62 and older is one of many projects built by Goler Community Development Corporation. Michael Suggs is President of the organization, which launched in 1998 to revitalize the Goler Heights district. It borders […]

  • Greensboro program helps pregnant girls and new moms

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Just six months ago, Nyeasia Tinley’s life looked a lot different for her and her one-year-old son Kaylub. The single mother was homeless and struggling. Then, she found “My Sister Susan’s House” in Greensboro. It’s a transitional living program for pregnant girls and new moms between the ages of 16 and 21. Supportive Housing Program Director Sarah Roethlinger says Nyeasia’s struggle is one she hears a lot. “It’s hard enough being an adult mom — I know […]