Katie Barlow Named WTTG Washington Chief Legal Correspondent

Katie Barlow

Katie Barlow has been named chief legal correspondent for Fox’s WTTG Washington O&O. She will report on various station newscasts.

Paul McGonagle, WTTG VP-news director, said: “Katie has the amazing ability to make complex issues simple to understand. Fox 5 is proud to be the only station in the DC market bold enough to hire a chief legal correspondent to weigh in on everything from the Supreme Court to District Court.”

Barlow is a journalist and formerly served as a lawyer for a large international law firm in Washington. She has covered Capitol Hill with WTOP-FM Washington, as well as the Supreme Court with SCOTUSblog and NPR’s Nina Totenberg. Barlow hosts a political podcast called Words Matter and co-founded Circuit Breaker, a website that provided news and information about the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

As a lawyer, she practiced white collar defense and civil litigation with a focus on the Anti-Terrorism Act.

A graduate of the University of Georgia, Barlow holds dual degrees in political science and broadcast journalism. She also holds a J.D. from Georgetown Law.


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