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Kaitlin Sharkey is excited to be a part of the Fox 6 sports team! She joined the department in March 2017.

Before coming to Milwaukee, Kaitlin worked as a Sports Anchor/Reporter at WBAY in Green Bay, WI, covering everything Green Bay Packers.

She began her sports career at the CBS affiliate WSAW in Wausau, WI prior to her time in Green Bay.

Kaitlin is a born and bred Sconnie! She was born in Milwaukee, raised in the awesome small town of Theresa and attended Lomira High School.

After graduating in 2009, she returned to Milwaukee to study Journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Go Panthers!

Returning to Milwaukee to cover sports has always been a dream of Kaitlin’s and she’s grateful for an opportunity to return to a city she’s always considered “home.”

Outside of work, Kaitlin enjoys spending time with her family & friends, traveling, and of course, attending/watching sporting events.

Follow her on Twitter: @KRoseSharkey
Facebook: @KaitlinSharkeyTV
Instagram: @krosesharkey

Have a story idea? Email Kaitlin at kaitlin.sharkey@fox6now.com


Recent Articles
  • Packers’ Jordy Nelson stresses importance of team focus: “Not everything is on Brett”

    GREEN BAY — The season is on the brink for the Green Bay Packers as they stand at 500 with six games to play. The team needs to rebound after being shutout at home against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, November 19th. FOX6’s Kaitlin Sharkey spoke one-on-one with wide receiver Jordy Nelson, and talked about the frustration for the offense. Jordy: “I think the frustrating part was as an offense, we’ve started out the games really fast last couple of […]

  • “Really special:” Thiede family keeps coaching tradition alive at St. Paul Lutheran School

    GRAFTON — If you’re talking youth basketball in Grafton, there’s a good chance you’re talking about a particular family of coaches. New gym, new kids, new seasons — St. Paul Lutheran School has seen plenty of change in 60 years but there’s one thing that’s always remained the same. “It’s just amazing that one family would take on that responsibility for 60 years. It’s something that’s really special,” said Lyle Sperber, former Panther. Sixty seasons, all led by a member […]

  • “So much love and support:” Marquette women’s basketball team features home-grown talent

    MILWAUKEE — The Marquette University women’s basketball team is coming off a memorable season — with high expectations from both in and out of the program, and they didn’t travel far to find their rising stars. The Golden Eagles experienced highs and lows to finish out last season. They earned a Big East Conference title, but experienced an NCAA Tournament appearance that ended too quickly. Now, they’re turning their attention to a new year. “We’re really excited. The last time […]

  • State final on the line: Cedar Grove-Belgium vs. Lake Country Lutheran

    HARTLAND — Camp Randall has been the place for a lot of great football games. Two schools, Cedar Grove-Belgium and Lake Country Lutheran are hoping to add to the legacy next week. FOX6’s Kaitlin Sharkey was at the High School Blitz Game of the Week Friday night, November 10th, as both teams battled for a trip to Madison.

  • “We need to win:” Packers’ Jordy Nelson talks team preparations ahead of Bears game

    GREEN BAY — The Green Bay Packers are gearing up for another divisional foe Sunday, November 12th, at Chicago. FOX6’s Kaitlin Sharkey spoke one-on-one with Jordy Nelson Wednesday, November 8th — and started by asking him if there was one thing that the team could take away from the loss against the Lions — the Packers’ third straight. “I don’t know. I think it’s hard to pinpoint one thing, to be honest with you. I think it’s something different all […]

  • Brookfield Central HS prepares for “Cinderella” show

    BROOKFIELD — While the Brookfield Central football team continues their playoff push, inside the school a group of students are warming up their voices for a special production. FOX6’s Kaitlin Sharkey shares the Cinderella story.

  • Whitefish Bay HS football team gets in the playoffs and gives back

    WHITEFISH BAY — The Whitefish Bay High School rolled into the playoffs with just one loss. To celebrate the season, the community gave back during the important game against Milwaukee Lutheran High School Friday night, October 20th.  

  • “A special game:” West Bend coach a part of East vs. West rivalry since 1970

    WEST BEND — Behind every football team is a rich football history, and former West Bend East Head Coach Lee Young, has been along for the ride since 1970. Now, he works to keep the clock running.    

  • “To fight stigma:” Man stops in Milwaukee on cross-country bicycle ride in battle against childhood mental illness

    MILWAUKEE — It’s been done before, but one man, who is pedaling across the country and stopped in Milwaukee, is doing more than just sight-seeing while on his ride. “I always wanted to cross the United States by bicycle. I’m originally from Mexico and a very proud American citizen for the last 20 years and I very much wanted to get to know this country and feel it and the bicycle is a perfect way,” AndrĂ©s Martin said. Along with […]

  • Women for MACC ‘Nine, Wine and Dine’ golf outing honors cancer doctor, his wife

    SUSSEX — The MACC Fund has been a leader in helping fight childhood cancer and now the “Women for MACC” organization is working to use their efforts to better an already impressive cause. On a beautiful Wisconsin afternoon, a group of women hit the links for an extra special cause; A Women for MACC “Nine, Wine and Dine,” golf outing. “So our board of directors, we have several very good golfers, so we were looking for a new event to […]

  • “Lead by example:” Beyond the Game with Green Bay Packers safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

    GREEN BAY — The Green Bay Packers handled the Chicago Bears and are now heading to Dallas with a 3-1 record, and they’re tied for first in the NFC North. FOX6’s Kaitlin Sharkey goes Beyond the Game with Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, who talked about the defense’s role in the win over Chicago. Ha Ha: “Man we just wanted to go out and compete, show the crowd who we were on the opposite side of the ball and just go ahead […]

  • High School Blitz Game of the Week: Milwaukee Lutheran Red Knights celebrate homecoming

    MILWAUKEE — Homecoming is a yearly event that brings current and former students, and football players together under those Friday night lights. FOX6 went Beyond the Game as Kaitlyn Sharkey and Photojournalist, Matt List, share the sights and sounds from Milwaukee Lutheran’s Red Knight homecoming.