Hannah Catlett

Hannah Catlett is a multimedia journalist who joined WOIO in November 2018. Before Channel 19, Hannah worked in Chattanooga, Tennessee as WTVC's investigative reporter. She lead the station's coverage of the opioid crisis and has a passion for people affected by it. While at WTVC, Hannah also covered the July 16 Chattanooga Shootings and the deadly Woodmore Bus Crash. Hannah graduated magna cum laude from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. During her last semester at the Cronkite School, Hannah worked in collaboration with the Arizona Broadcast Association and Cronkite News Investigative Team to create the DuPont and Emmy Award-winning documentary on the increase in Heroin use across the state of Arizona. The final piece called Hooked: Heroin's Hold on Arizona aired on 33 broadcast TV stations in Phoenix, Tucson and Yuma and 90 of the state's radio stations. While in Arizona she also interned at KPNX- Channel 12 and KTVK- 3TV as well as the Arizona Mining Association. Hannah was an active member of Alpha Kappa Psi at ASU, where she found her passion to help care for children in foster care. While working in Chattanooga, Hannah met a sweet southern man who is now her husband. Thomas agreed to move to Cleveland, allowing Hannah pursue her dream of reporting in her hometown. Hannah grew up from third grade on in Canton, Ohio and attended Jackson High School. She was born in Goldsboro, NC., but made several long-range relocations as a young girl- including one outside the country, where she attended a French elementary school in Quebec, Canada. Her father is a retired U.S. Air Force pilot who now flies for the Timken Company. He and Hannah's mother, live in Canton, OH. Hannah has to make an extra effort to see her middle sister these days-- she married a Navy sailor after graduating from Miami University in Oxford, OH. Hannah's littlest sister currently attends University of Cincinnati. Hannah's three favorite things are chocolate, pink and hiking. In her spare time, Hannah enjoys being outdoors or spending time with friends and family. Hannah is a proud Cleveland Indians fan, and she married into being a fan of University of Georgia football.

Recent Articles by Hannah

  Family opens restaurant, fulfills dream of Cleveland teen killed in car crash

  Petition proposed to clean up Avon cemetery

  Bullets barely miss baby, shooting causes Cleveland school to go on lockdown Thursday

  Akron father killed in hit-and-run, family grapples with tragic loss (GoFundMe)

  Canton driver ticketed for ‘dodging potholes’ using citation to shift focus toward city’s crumbling roads

  Cleveland non-profit helping young-adults aging out of foster care

  Convicted sex offender standing trial for rape, manslaughter of Cleveland teen

  Aurora, Ohio officer arrested after pointing gun at driver in Florida, police say

  Akron police receive several reports from drivers who say someone shot at them

  Parma residents remain weary, waiting for power to be restored

  Rooftop dog raises questions among Akron residents

  Brick wall collapses on vehicles during Northeast Ohio’s wild weekend windstorm

  Video and 911 calls suggest no one noticed security breach at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport for nearly an hour

  588 fights have erupted across Akron’s middle schools. What’s driving the violence?

  Canal Fulton woman searching for missing pet fox, community on the lookout

  Dangerous measles outbreak could be headed for Ohio, doctors point to decrease in children’s immunizations

  Cleveland 19 obtains video of high-ranking firefighter arrested 3 times at the airport

  Off-duty Euclid firefighter heroically rescues 2 people from burning car

  Akron parents furious how teachers handled fight in 7th grade science class

  State report shows Northeast Ohio uses a radioactive substance to melt ice on roadways