"What's most important to me, is to gain our viewers' trust.",Katrina OwensKatrina Owens is a reporter for Channel 11 News.She
reports from the Westmoreland County Bureau
arrived at Channel 11 in January 2006.Originally from Baltimore, MD, she is a graduate of Catonsville College.She previously worked as a reporter for WMAR in Baltimore, and as an anchor/ reporter for both WCMH in Columbus, OH and WTVC in Chattanooga, TN.
Since the start of her
has earned several awards, including the National Health Information Award: "OSU Care Connection: Colorectal Cancer Awareness", and the Wendy's Adoption Network Service Award.She
is a former Miss Maryland, and also played the part of Angela Tripp on the NBC series, "Homicide: Life on the Street."
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...Katrina is active with many charities, including the Special Olympics, American Heart Association, and the American Cancer Society.She
has many outside interests and hobbies, like rock climbing, boxing, and watching hockey, soccer, and wrestling.
The most memorable story of Katrina's career is when she
flew with the Thunderbirds at the Chattanooga Air Show.She
is most proud of the story she
covered on a morning radio show: a young boy had his
leg removed because of cancer, and his
family could not afford a prosthesis.After Katrina
talked about it on the radio, a local company donated a $15,000 prosthesis for the child.
"What's most important to me, is to gain our viewers' trust," Katrina
says, "and to make sure I do everything possible to keep that trust."