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

East Cleveland police chase SUV through several East Side jurisdictions, including Cleveland, Cleveland Heights, and University Circle

  Experts explain how current scams could lead to unemployment fraud; 19 News teams up with the pros to get victims help

  New hope for grieving families as lawmakers reintroduce a bill that would change the law surrounding the cremation and burial of adult children

  East Cleveland police chief says he will take another look at his pursuit policy; department has chased at least 59 suspects so far this year

  Fired Beachwood Police officer fights for his job back

  Majority of East Cleveland police pursuits that cross into Cleveland end in a crash

  Beachwood officer who shot shoplifting suspect at mall fired from police department

  Senior advocates and lawmakers respond to 19 News nursing home investigation

  Ohio nursing home residents say COVID-19 hardships are affecting their overall care

  Police pursuit in East Cleveland ends with crash into 2 people; 1 man seriously injured (video)

  Cleveland Police officer fired after using stun gun against man who taunted officer

  More tips coming in to Cuyahoga County prosecutors during the pandemic about child predators lurking online

  More Cuyahoga County children calling abuse helplines amid pandemic; DFCS seeing referrals back in ‘normal’ range

  City of Beachwood says officer who shot shoplifting suspect in 2019 violated several department policies, schedules disciplinary hearing

  East Cleveland officer who shot and killed suspect is back on the job; internal investigation of the incident is not complete

  Suspects who lead police chase downtown Monday were teenagers, police say

  Parma Heights doctor’s office under fire for misleading COVID testing, surprise bills and unwanted prescriptions

  Newly released body camera footage shows Cleveland Police officers respond to December domestic violence call involving the Mayor’s grandson

  Video: Cleveland mayor’s grandson flee from Parma police; officer pulled by car before chase

  Newest criminal case against Cleveland Mayor’s grandson could be different

  Unemployment director addresses hate mail placing blame for Ohio man’s death on her and her office

  East Cleveland City Council, mayor in court over CARES Act funding dispersal

  East Cleveland City Council President calls for ‘immediate termination’ of officer who turned body camera off before shooting, killing suspect

  State unemployment office adds portal for Ohioans to report fraud as agents prepare to send out tax documents

  City of Cleveland takes steps to possibly demolish building where the illegal after-hours bar operates

  Ohio unemployment phone lines are back to busy; claimants questions mount as new stimulus bill goes in effect

  East Cleveland officer turns off body camera right before shooting 18-year-old carjacking suspect; cries after pulling trigger

  Woman injured in fatal illegal after hours club shooting in Cleveland: ‘Get this monster off the street’

  Officials warn those looking for new jobs about scams; local college student says her case is an example of what to look out for

  FBI, Cleveland police ask for help in unsolved 2011 Christmas Eve murder