Katie Kormann

Katie joined the 5NEWS team in October 2012 as a general assignment reporter. She previously worked as a news writer for WGN-TV in Chicago.

Katie likes to stay active and can often be found hiking in one of the many state parks or jogging around town. She also likes to travel (be it half way around the world or on a road trip across town), practice yoga and listen to music. She loves to learn and is always on a quest to try new things.

Katie received her B.A. from Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN and her M.A. in Journalism from DePaul University in Chicago.

Recent Articles

  • Greenwood Teacher Resigns Amid Investigation

    Posted on: 10:04 pm, February 19, 2014, by , and , updated on: 04:01pm, February 21, 2014

    Police are investigating a teacher from the Greenwood School District, although Police Chief Will Dawson says he cannot release much information about the case.
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  • Manhunt Underway After Fort Smith Stabbing, Suspect Identified

    Posted on: 8:24 pm, February 18, 2014, by and , updated on: 01:18pm, February 19, 2014

    Police have identified the suspect wanted in connection with a stabbing in Fort Smith Tuesday evening (Feb. 18).
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    Colby MIllsap
  • Fort Smith Leaders Say They Will Not Pursue Legal Action Against Whirlpool

    Posted on: 12:25 pm, February 18, 2014, by , updated on: 10:39pm, February 18, 2014

    Fort Smith city leaders said they will not pursue legal action against Whirlpool Tuesday (Feb. 18). “I feel like the...
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  • Birthday Girl Donates Gifts to Children’s Shelter

    Posted on: 12:28 pm, February 14, 2014, by , updated on: 04:08pm, February 14, 2014

    A Logan County girl wanted to make other children feel loved on Valentine’s Day. Last month, Addilyn Beck and her...
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    Addilyn Beck
  • Spoil Your Sweetheart With a Sweet Treat on Valentine’s Day

    Posted on: 4:28 am, February 14, 2014, by , updated on: 09:58am, February 14, 2014

    Kopper-Kettle Candies has been in business in the River Valley for more than 50 years.
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    Candy boxes
  • Former UAFS Professor Accused Of Child Porn Possession Under House Arrest

    Posted on: 10:52 am, February 13, 2014, by and , updated on: 05:35pm, February 13, 2014

    Former University of Arkansas – Fort Smith graphic design professor Travis Brown was released on a $5,000 signature bond and...
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  • Keeping Pets Safe During Winter Weather

    Posted on: 7:07 am, February 7, 2014, by and , updated on: 12:35pm, February 7, 2014

    Extremely cold temperatures can be dangerous for young children and the elderly to be out in, but they can also pose serious risks for your four-legged friends.
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  • Clearing Roads After Winter Weather Takes Toll on Budget

    Posted on: 7:21 am, February 5, 2014, by and , updated on: 07:22am, February 5, 2014

    As road crews across the area work to clear all the slush and ice off the road, it takes a...
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  • Super Bowl Roots Traced to Arkansas

    Posted on: 5:59 am, January 31, 2014, by , updated on: 11:27am, January 31, 2014

    The man behind America’s biggest sporting event was born and raised in the Natural State. In 1959, Lamar Hunt grew...
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  • Special Meeting To Discuss Proposed New Jail

    Posted on: 12:18 pm, January 29, 2014, by , updated on: 12:19pm, January 29, 2014

    A special meeting is scheduled Wednesday evening (Jan. 29) for Crawford County leaders to discuss the ballot title for funding...
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  • Homeless Feeling Effects of Frigid Temperatures

    Posted on: 12:16 pm, January 28, 2014, by

    After a warm weekend, frigid temperatures return to Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley. The Old Fort Homeless Coalition said...
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  • Family of Murder-For-Hire Suspect Speaks Out

    Posted on: 7:47 am, January 24, 2014, by and , updated on: 07:54am, January 24, 2014

    The family of a Kansas City man arrested in Benton County in a murder-for-hire plot have spoken out about his arrest.
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