Hannah Catlett

Hannah Catlett

Investigative Multimedia Journalist

Hannah Catlett is an investigative 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

  Embattled Cleveland dance teacher charged in sexual abuse case claims he’s innocent

  New information on how $300 unemployment checks will be disbursed to Ohioans and how many payments they will receive

  Officials take steps to resolve flooding issue along Garfield Heights, Cleveland line after 19 News investigation

  Extra $300 unemployment checks beginning to appear in some claimants’ bank accounts

  Stark County employees ask Ohio Supreme Court to reconsider ruling on drug testing privacy case

  Company says dispute between 2 cities is why flooding continues at businesses near Cleveland/Garfield Heights border

  Ohio woman loses thousands of dollars in ‘car wrap’ scam

Akron bar is first to go before Ohio’s Liquor Control Commission after multiple Covid-19 mandate violations issued

  Power company takes action after 19 News troubleshooters reach out about persisting problems reported in Seven Hills

  Fraudulent claims made within Ohio’s Pandemic Unemployment Assistance system cause delays in payments; 19 News helps claimants straighten out pending claims

  Former CMSD, Tri-C dance teacher indicted on 74 felony counts including rape, kidnapping

  Ohio lawmakers consider new legislation after 19 News investigation into your privacy rights during drug screenings at work

  Questions over whether a company is responsible for protecting its home healthcare workers after local respiratory therapist is attacked, beaten by a patient

19 Investigates home health care industry regulations after respiratory therapist is brutally attacked by a patient

  Ohio Supreme Court issues ruling against woman suing former employer over privacy issues during drug tests; lawmakers consider changes to state law to better protect employees

  State audit determines Cleveland City official was receiving illegal payments from RTA; calls for her to return the nearly $60,000

  Independence company finds creative way to support employees as their kids begin online learning

  Refund offers could be a scam; Garfield Heights victim reports loss of $57,000

  New twist in novel ‘sheriff’s department scam’ tricks Cuyahoga County residents into sending impersonators money

  Bond reduced for Cleveland dance teacher accused of sexually assaulting former students

  Lakewood mail delays to blame for receiving school forms past due dates, parents say

  Dance teacher accused of sexual assault arrested out of state back in Cleveland; new lawsuit planned against Cuyahoga Community College

  Northeast Ohio private schools requiring parents, students to sign new Covid-19 form before returning to classroom

  New details on what’s keeping Beachwood police officer on paid administrative leave more than a year after shooting an alleged shoplifter

  What will Ohio safety drills look like when students return to in-school learning?

  Longtime Northeast Ohio teacher explains decision to retire early and find new job amid pandemic

  Man who witnessed police shooting outside Beachwood mall says officer put his family in danger

  Beachwood officer’s attorney defends shooting of shoplifting suspect in mall parking lot

  Ohio’s substitute teachers worried about finding work as many schools plan for remote learning

  North Ridgeville Schools press on with partially in-person plan for the upcoming school year