Katie Wisely is an Indiana native, growing up in Westfield and graduating from Westfield High School. She is a graduate of Purdue University and the Brian Lamb School of Communication with a degree in mass communication. While at Purdue, Katie was an intern in the WISH-TV newsroom.
Prior to joining the News 8 team, Katie worked at WEHT Evansville, IN and KJRH in Tulsa, OK. In Tulsa, she covered 2016 presidential candidates and was stationed at Republican headquarters the night of the election. She also did investigative reporting while in Oklahoma. She uncovered an apartment complex refusing to repair mechanical equipment, leaving more than 64 units without air conditioning for months. Her story led to the city condemning half of the complex.
Katie received an Associated Press award in 2017, along with her photographer, for General News Photography.
Outside of bringing Central Indiana viewers the latest local stories, Katie enjoys playing tennis, trying new restaurants, and spending time with her family, especially her nieces!
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