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

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

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

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

Former Cleveland dance teacher accused of sexual abuse by multiple students arrested

Arrest warrant issued for well-known Cleveland dance teacher accused of sexual abuse by multiple students

Ohio offering unemployed workers a new way to file weekly claims

Cleveland father fighting for stimulus check garnished by government because of back child support

Ohio Department of Child Protective Services concerned over 50% drop in child abuse reports

Ohioans who didn’t qualify for unemployment can apply to the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Program starting Friday

Fight over child’s ashes ends up in Stark County court; new bill would help prevent heartache in future cases

East Cleveland councilwoman says, by law, officers should not be allowed to chase suspects into her city

Defendants who owe back child support ordered not to ‘procreate’ by judge; Ohio Supreme Court to hear appeal

  Wooster baby stricken with meningitis is fighting for his life; parents have a warning for others

Foster mom says school resource officers used excessive force while restraining child, Akron police are reviewing the case (video)

Lawsuit alleges Mayor Frank Jackson’s grandsons are running a gang out of his Cleveland home

Teenager with special needs wanders into a home, South Euclid resident helps him return to group home

Ohio man praised for stopping alleged sexual assault of 5-year-old dies

  Women attack Good Samaritan during wild gas station fight over hot dogs in Akron, witness says (video)

Woman captured on camera going wild inside East Cleveland, OH liquor store

Aurora, Ohio officer arrested after pointing gun at driver in Florida, police say

  Off-duty Euclid firefighter heroically rescues 2 people from burning car

Stark County officials want teen to pay for guard rail that essentially failed him