Katie Nordeen

Evening News Anchor

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.

Katie 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.

After a lifetime of cold summers and harsh winters, Katie is happy to call the Piedmont “home.” In fact, it didn’t take long for her to fall in love with the area, the traditions and the people.

Katie comes from a large and close-knit family. It just so happens one of her siblings lives right down the road in Chapel Hill.

Katie 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 enjoys shopping, reading, running, and spending time outdoors. Twice a month, you’ll find Katie volunteering in Ms. Anne’s class at the Children’s Center. Thanks to the Morning Team’s efforts with Share the Harvest, Katie also discovered her passion for gardening. Her not-so-guilty pleasure is watching Reality TV.

Katie is the proud mom to two four-legged babies: Louie the Dog and Gail the Cat. Louie became an instant celebrity in November 2011 when he was featured in a series called “How to Train Your Dog.” Naughty but lovable, Louie keeps Katie very busy!

Recent Articles

  • Quadriplegic student set to graduate from High Point University

    Posted on: 10:15 pm, April 28, 2013, by , updated on: 10:22pm, April 28, 2013

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Graduating from college is a huge accomplishment and some students have to work extra hard to...
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  • Davidson County couple Donates Life

    Posted on: 10:56 pm, April 3, 2013, by , updated on: 11:08pm, April 3, 2013

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C.–Like most young couples, Casey and Shelley Shepherd love to think about their future, but up until last...
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  • High Point family raising funds for rare disorder

    Posted on: 9:56 pm, February 28, 2013, by , updated on: 10:57pm, February 28, 2013

    HIGH POINT, N.C.–The past four months have been hard for Suzanne and Joe Collins. On October 21, 2012, their son...
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  • Saving Pit Bulls: The Merit Pit Bull Foundation

    Posted on: 10:20 pm, February 18, 2013, by , updated on: 11:10pm, February 18, 2013

    There are too many dogs that don’t have homes, and in Guilford County, one type of dog seems to be...
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  • House Call: Getting serious about bariatric surgery

    Posted on: 11:47 am, December 26, 2012, by

    Bariatric surgery serves as a tool toward achieving significant, long-term weight loss.  First, eligibility guidelines for surgery must be considered. ...
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  • Piedmont group dedicated to making specialty tricycles for children

    Posted on: 5:37 pm, December 24, 2012, by

    Learning to ride a bicycle is a rite of passage for children and the Greensboro non-profit group the National Ambucs...
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    Piedmont group dedicated to making specialty tricycles for children (WGHP)
  • Catching up with injured Randolph Co. soldier Josh Craven

    Posted on: 9:24 am, November 27, 2012, by , updated on: 01:16pm, November 27, 2012

    ASHEBORO, N.C. — For Army Specialist Josh Craven, cycling is more than just a hobby. The Randolph County amputee describes...
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  • Inspired Living: Pharmacist Pete Crouch

    Posted on: 8:08 pm, November 19, 2012, by , updated on: 08:10pm, November 19, 2012

    EDEN, N.C.—Pete Crouch has made a career of making people feel better as the pharmacist and owner of Eden Drug...
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  • Retired Guilford County man cares for abused animals

    Posted on: 1:56 pm, November 13, 2012, by , updated on: 01:57pm, November 13, 2012

    A Guilford County man found a new passion during his retirement — rehabilitating abused farm animals. FOX8′s Katie Nordeen reports...
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  • Girl Scouts team up to get school life-saving device

    Posted on: 11:33 pm, November 5, 2012, by

    It’s not every day that a couple of middle schoolers can make such an impact on their community. But what...
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  • Piedmont Quilters’ Guild makes a difference

    Posted on: 7:44 pm, October 29, 2012, by , updated on: 08:49pm, October 29, 2012

    When you’re good at something and you enjoy doing it — why not make a difference, too? That’s the philosophy...
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  • FOX8 Bully Project: Suffering in Silence

    Posted on: 11:40 pm, October 23, 2012, by , updated on: 12:00am, October 24, 2012

    Summer Polinski says she was tormented for nearly three years – on the bus, at school and at home. As...
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    Summer Polinski (WGHP)