Katarina was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her love for journalism and television news started when she started writing in college and learning all about the news industry.
Katarina graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a B.A. in Journalism and Media Studies with a focus in broadcast. During her college career, Katarina reported and produced for her college news source, Media Milwaukee. She also reported for a local Milwaukee bilingual newspaper, El Conquistador. She covered a variety of topics from, politics, entertainment, community events and sports. She has held internships at ESPN Milwaukee and ABC affiliate WISN Channel 12. She has also volunteered with NBC affiliate WTMJ Channel 4 in Milwaukee.
During her free time, Katarina loves photography, hanging out with her family, watching a good television series, growing in her faith and going to baseball games.
Katarina is excited to join the Eau Claire community and ready to use her passion for writing and storytelling to engage with WEAU’s viewers.
If you have a story idea, feel free to contact Katarina at katarina.Vergara@weau.com