Kate Sweigart

Kate Sweigart joined the abc27 digital team in October 2020 and has published hundreds of web articles ever since.

Kate has roots in central Pennsylvania. She was born and raised in Hershey, Pa., and graduated from Hershey High School in 2016.

Kate graduated from Shippensburg University’s Wood Honors College in May 2020, where she studied Communication/Journalism and Political Science and received summa cum laude recognition during a socially-distant COVID graduation.

Rather than finishing up her undergraduate career in the Midstate, Kate had the privilege to work alongside the best in late-night entertainment as an intern for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at Rockefeller Center. Trading in Midstate memories for ones in Midtown, Manhattan was a once-in-a-lifetime experience that Kate will never forget! 

Kate also has internship experience at WITF Public Media with the daily radio program, Smart Talk, and as a media and marketing intern with Shippensburg University. While at Ship, Kate was a student media leader with SUTV News, held leadership roles within the Wood Honors College, and sat on the President’s Student Advisory Council. As always, “Ship is it!”

For as long as she can remember, Kate loves writing and telling stories and thrives in the fast-paced, ever-changing world of media. She loves meeting new people, giving back to her community, and traveling the world.

If you’d like to get in touch with Kate, she is available on Twitter and via email at ksweigart@abc27.com.

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