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

  • B.R.A. Day

    Posted on: 10:58 am, October 16, 2012, by , updated on: 10:55am, October 16, 2012

    Oct. 17 is being internationally recognized in honor of Breast Reconstruction Awareness.  This year, Triad Plastic Surgery wants to help...
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  • Katie Nordeen to rappel from skyscraper for Special Olympics

    Posted on: 6:44 am, September 21, 2012, by , updated on: 08:49am, September 21, 2012

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — FOX8′s Katie Nordeen will be rappelling from a skyscraper next month in an effort to raise...
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    Katie Nordeen goes 'Over the Edge'
  • ‘Chat & Snack’ a much-needed escape for families at Brenner Children’s Hospital

    Posted on: 11:33 am, September 6, 2012, by , updated on: 12:22pm, September 6, 2012

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Anyone that has had a loved one hospitalized knows it’s hard on everyone, especially when it’s a...
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  • Local Special Olympics golfer going for another gold

    Posted on: 9:06 am, September 4, 2012, by , updated on: 09:42am, September 4, 2012

    EAST BEND, N.C. — A local golfer is headed to the Nationals tournament in Arizona to represent Forsyth County and...
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    Special Olympics golfer
  • Volunteer opportunity forms lifelong friendships

    Posted on: 12:25 pm, August 24, 2012, by , updated on: 02:02pm, August 24, 2012

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. —  It was a typical summer night at Krispy Kreme on Stratford Road, but also a very special...
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  • Family Health

    Posted on: 3:00 am, August 7, 2012, by , updated on: 03:19pm, August 6, 2012

    If you’re looking for a natural remedy for a specific health condition, chances are primary care physician Dr. Elizabeth Vaughan...
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  • Deciding on the right movie

    Posted on: 11:33 am, June 27, 2012, by

    If you’re going to spend $10 to seen a movie, you want it to be worthwhile. Mary Dalton is a...
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  • Taste Carolina

    Posted on: 3:00 am, June 21, 2012, by , updated on: 11:28am, June 21, 2012

    What better way to get to know a city and its people than on a food tour? Experience North Carolina’s...
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  • She Said: Casey Anthony, jailed mom, graduation speaker

    Posted on: 1:39 pm, June 13, 2012, by , and

    Today’s topics include: Casey Anthony, a mother jailed for letting kids play unsupervised and a graduation speaker who told students...
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  • Handbags for Hospice

    Posted on: 11:18 am, June 13, 2012, by

    A Hospice fundraiser selling signed handbags takes place at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Cross Creek Country Club on Greenhill...
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  • She Said: Song ban, normal heels, and PM forgets kid

    Posted on: 11:08 am, June 11, 2012, by , and

    Watch the video above to see what Cindy, Katie and Shannon had to talk about in this morning’s She Said. 
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  • She Said: Texas testing new speeding limit

    Posted on: 1:56 pm, June 8, 2012, by , and

    Today’s topics: Gay divorces, Texas testing a new speeding limit of 85 mph and tweets to Obama.
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