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
  • Concordia University baseball team brings game to GiGi’s Playhouse

    MEQUON — Although it’s winter and there’s plenty of snow around, the baseball season is fast approaching. For Concordia University, they decided to start up their season with a unique clinic — and welcomed kids from Milwaukee’s GiGi’s Playhouse. “We thought it would be an awesome idea if we could get GiGi’s individuals to come and for a fun day of baseball and a fun day of baseball activities,” said Matt Olig, Concordia baseball team captain. GiGi’s works with people with […]

  • ‘That could be us:’ After team’s success in 2018, Brewers prospects ready to impress

    MILWAUKEE — With pitchers and catchers due to report to spring training on Feb. 13, there’s already plenty of buzz surrounding the upcoming season, after the Milwaukee Brewers ended up just one game away from the World Series in 2018. There’s also buzz surrounding their group of top prospects, anxiously awaiting their time in the major leagues. “We dream about that moment our whole lives, to win a World Series. Not only that, but to do it with a team […]

  • Introducing ‘Milwaukee Power’ — southeast Wisconsin’s new junior hockey team

    MILWAUKEE — There are a number of different levels to the wide world of hockey, and one new team in Milwaukee is hoping to give players a new opportunity while providing fans with another winter activity. “I love the junior mentality, the grind, get the job done you know,” said Brady Rossbach, junior at New Berlin Eisenhower High School. In their first season as a junior hockey team in Milwaukee, the Milwaukee Power is all about the grind. “It really […]

  • As #3 was honored in Milwaukee, Dwyane Wade, once a shy kid, said ‘my younger self would be proud’

    MILWAUKEE — Jan. 20, 2019 was declared Dwyane Wade Day in the City of Milwaukee, and the former Marquette University guard’s legacy lives on. Family members, friends and fans were present to honor #3, including his sons, Zaire and Zion Wade, and his nephew Dahveon Morris. “As I said when I came on this campus, thank you Marquette University for taking a chance on a young kid from the inner city of Chicago, giving me an opportunity to come to […]

  • On Dwyane Wade Day in Milwaukee, #3 reflects on his career, ‘the things that you miss the most’

    MILWAUKEE — Dwyane Wade was the guest of honor in downtown Milwaukee on Sunday, Jan. 20 — Dwyane Wade Day. It was all about the #3 — on jerseys, on posters, on T-shirts. It was a day honoring Wade’s career at Marquette University, as Jan.20 officially became Dwyane Wade Day in the city. “The things that you miss most, the things that stick out to you most is probably the things that most people don’t see because it’s the interaction […]

  • Acro-tumbling combines cheerleading, gymnastics; helps put Concordia University on the map

    MEQUON — It’s not gymnastics, and it’s not cheerleading– but this sport is helping put Concordia University on the map with their high-flying routines. The sport is called acro-tumbling, and Concordia is the only university in the state to offer it. “The sport is very different from gymnastics and cheerleading, and it’s a good combination of both — especially for girls that may have a love for both the sports or just individually one,” said Jordan Ireland, a senior at Concordia. […]

  • Cold for cash: WWE star jumps in frozen Pike Lake to benefit Boys and Girls Club

    HARTFORD – Professional wrestlers are known for being a little crazy and doing some wild things inside the ring. Recently on wrestler brought a little of that crazy outside to make a big splash for some kids. There was a change on the serene and tranquil winter day Friday, Jan 4 on Pike Lake in Hartford – all because of a hole in the ice and Adam Sherr, better known as WWE superstar “Braun Strowman.” While visiting family in Washington […]

  • ‘Means so much:’ Marquette basketball players visit patients at Children’s Hospital for ‘Winter Carnival’

    MILWAUKEE — It can be hard to feel the happiness and excitement of the holiday season when a child is in the hospital. Members of the Marquette University men’s basketball team visited Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee in an effort to bring some Christmas cheer to patients and their families. The lobby at CHW was transformed into a Christmas wonderland during the annual “Winter Carnival” for patients and their families. “It’s beautiful. It’s love, hope. It’s inspiring. It’s beautiful,” […]

  • After Packers coaching change and win vs. Falcons, rookie WR ready to ‘keep getting better’

    GREEN BAY — The Green Bay Packers got back on the right track Sunday, Dec. 9 with a much-needed win against the Atlanta Falcons at Lambeau Field. After firing Mike McCarthy as the head coach, getting the “W” was critical. FOX6’s Kaitlin Sharkey went Inside the Huddle with rookie wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling, and asked him about finally getting that victory. Marquez Valdes-Scantling: “Just relief. Just all the hard work that we’ve been putting in for the last week or so […]

  • ‘Caught us off-guard:’ Davante Adams says Coach McCarthy’s firing surprised the team

    GREEN BAY — The Green Bay Packers will play their final four games with a new outlook, as the team fired Head Coach Mike McCarthy and named Joe Philbin has his replacement on an interim basis. This, after the loss Sunday, Dec. 2 to the Arizona Cardinals at Lambeau Field. FOX6’s Kaitlin Sharkey went Inside the Huddle with receiver Davante Adams to get his reaction. Davante Adams: “Well, I found out probably about the same way as you. One of my […]

  • ‘We all love to win:’ Volleyball a family affair for former coach who’s now associate AD at UWM

    MILWAUKEE — Sports often bring families together — and that’s certainly the case for the Litzau family. A former coach is now watching her daughters follow in her footsteps. Kathy Litzau, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee associate athletic director, has a rich history with the UWM Panthers. “When I got here I thought, ‘wow, this is a really great place. This is a place where I think I can build a really great program,'” said Litzau. That’s exactly what she did […]

  • ‘It’s been a grind:’ Mason Crosby says Packers ‘need to make sure we take care of business’ in last 5 games

    GREEN BAY — The Green Bay Packers are facing five must wins to have a chance at the playoffs. FOX6’s Kaitlin Sharkey went Inside the Huddle with kicker Mason Crosby and asked first about the feeling and mindset of the team. Mason Crosby: “Obviously, in the locker room, it doesn’t change. We always prepare. We are getting a little rest these next couple of days. Just, it’s been a grind. These last five weeks have been tough. We’ve been across the […]

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