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
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    MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks continue their playoff push Monday night, April 24th — hoping to rebound after a poor performance in Game 4, but they’ll have to do so on the road, as the series heads back to Toronto. With the series all tied at 2-2, it’s now a best of three between the Bucks and Raptors, kicking off at 6:00 p.m. at the Air Canada Centre. The Bucks are coming off of what they called their worst game […]

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  • “Much more than a golf movie:” Kenosha man creates feature film inspired by book

    KENOSHA – It all starts with an idea, and for one Wisconsin filmmaker, one trip led to spotlighting a special father-son duo who helped usher in the modern game of golf. It was back in 2010, that Kenosha businessman Jim Kreutzer took a trip that put him back into the world of filmmaking. “I took a friend who had been recently diagnosed with ALS. I said we’re going to Scotland, we’re going take this bucket-list trip in St. Andrews,” said […]

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    MILWAUKEE — By now, most Milwaukee Brewers fans know about the funny videos that minor leaguer Tim Dillard creates for social media, but during spring training, the relief pitcher really stepped up his game — and he got a lot of help from his friends. For a few years now, Brewers fans and anyone following Dillard on Twitter know about his videos, but this spring, he has stepped up his game on social media — giving fans a fun look […]

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