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

  Cleveland city councilman says, ‘It’s obvious someone didn’t do their job’ after learning a foreclosed property is illegally operating as a ‘known after-hours location’

  Thousands of Ohioans reopening unemployment claims as coronavirus cases increase and state mandates curfew

FBI renews call for help in solving mysterious double murder in a Cleveland Metropark

  Northeast Ohio rental scams on the rise amid the pandemic

  Acting Put-in-Bay Police chief shoves victim of assault multiple times, complaint says (video)

  Director says Ohio’s unemployment system is better, but still not good enough to handle a surge of claims like we saw in March

Hidden camera: Do Cleveland-area big box stores consistently enforce the mask mandate location to location?

  FBI continues search for missing woman going on 14 years; uncle now in prison on unrelated charges

  Hidden camera: Are Northeast Ohio auto shops following the mask mandate?

  Hidden camera: Are Cleveland businesses enforcing the state’s mask mandate?

  $2M in relief money up for grabs for Cuyahoga County residents to help pay overdue utility bills

  Federal judge in Northeast Ohio grants FTC’s request to shut down fraudulent websites claiming to sell cleaning products amid the pandemic

  Thousands of Ohioans apply for grant money from the state provided amid the pandemic

  BBB: Americans lost more money in online shopping scams in 2020 than ever before, experts in Ohio issue warning ahead of holiday season

  19 Investigates obtains video showing aftermath of Mayfield Heights hit-skip crash that injured a teenager

  19 Investigates creates mail speed test, finds no significant delays using several Cleveland-area post offices

  Officer accuses East Cleveland Police sergeant of attempting to steal drugs seized as evidence (video)

  Murder of Cleveland mother took place at an ‘after-hours location’ known to police, operating on government property

  Who are the 2 suspects accused of attempting to intimidate Black voters in Cleveland, East Cleveland?

  New data shows there have been 47% more killings in Cleveland so far this year than at this time in 2019

  Former pro-golfer accused in hit-skip accident that injured a Mayfield Heights teen; state data shows the majority of hit-skip accidents remain unsolved

  Cuyahoga County Prosecutors find a way to keep hope alive for sexual assault victims in cases where suspects are still unidentified decades later

  Cuyahoga County Prosecutors help New Orleans officials crack 45-year-old rape case; Victim now pushing to change Ohio’s ‘statute of limitations’ law

  New Beachwood police chief recorded telling officers he ‘thumped,’ ‘beat prisoners’ at beginning of career; chief says statements were taken out of context in conversation about police reform

  20-year-old Cleveland man dies after asthma attack; family is one of many postponing a celebration of life because of the pandemic

  Thousands of months-old unemployment claims remain pending as new layoffs continue

  BBB warns about scammers impersonating Amazon representatives as Prime Day draws thousands of customers

  Mentor couple pays thousands for a car they never received; Cleveland BBB warning about car shipping scams

  Grand jury declines to charge Beachwood police officer who shot at a shoplifting suspect

  Scammers posing as ‘Apple Support’ hitting Notheast Ohio neighborhoods hard with phone calls