Katherine Amenta is co-anchor of the award winning, Channel 11 Morning News. As a three-time Emmy winner, Katherine has covered many pivotal moments in Pittsburgh since 2013, including the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting, the Franklin Regional High School stabbings and the Fern Hollow Bridge collapse. She has also served as moderator in key political debates for congressional and state races.
She is a Philadelphia native and a graduate of the (National Champion!) Villanova University. Katherine got her start in television as an associate producer at Comcast SportsNet in Philadelphia and as an anchor/reporter at WMDT in Salisbury, Maryland. Before joining WPXI, Katherine was a morning news anchor at NewsChannel 8 in Washington, D.C. In her free time she enjoys going to Pirates games and spending time with her big Italian family!
Safety is a big concern for millions of Americans right now. And that’s led to a big rise in mobile safety apps. App stores are filled with them. So, Channel 11 Morning News Anchor Katherine Amenta asked local first responders how they feel about the growing trend and put one to the test.
Channel 11 is committed to helping you protect your money. And right now, our region is in the crosshairs of scammers. In 2021, Pennsylvania was ranked in the Top 10 for states at the highest risk of identity theft and fraud.