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


Recent Articles
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    ATLANTA, Georgia — The Green Bay Packers are looking to bounce back Sunday, September 24th when the Cincinnati Bengals come to Lambeau Field. Packers WR Davante Adams talked with FOX6 about the big picture after the 34-23 loss to the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, September 17th in an NFC Championship rematch. “Two new tackles that haven’t really played in the NFL before, let alone started. You got a banged up defense — a lot of guys going down, so we made […]

  • Friday night lights signals return of theme nights to high school football

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  • “A lot of fun:” WI native who excelled at Stanford now in 1st year of her professional golf career

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