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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.

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Recent Articles
  • 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 […]

  • From football to med school: Packers’ Samkon Gado says ‘ultimately, I would love to start a hospital’

    ST. LOUIS — From the football field to the field of medicine, a former player for the Green Bay Packers is hoping to help the people of Nigeria. Samkon Gado used to run up and down Lambeau Field, fulfilling an NFL dream. These days, he walks the halls at SSM St. Louis University Medical School. “In my mind, I always held out hope, but was preparing for medical school,” said Gado. Gado landed in Green Bay and got a chance to […]

  • Milwaukee Brewers take part in workout after arriving in LA for Game 3 of NLCS

    LOS ANGELES — The Milwaukee Brewers got a change in scenery as they flew into Los Angeles on Sunday, Oct. 14 ahead of Game 3 of the NLCS on Monday vs. the Dodgers — with the series tied 1-1. FOX6’s Ted Perry and Kaitlin Sharkey also flew into LA on Sunday — and with the chance for a wintry mix in southeast Wisconsin overnight, FOX6’s Ted Perry reported a nighttime temperature of 65 degrees, and noted the roof will be […]

  • RB Aaron Jones after QB Aaron Rodgers criticized O-line: ‘The expectations are always high’

    GREEN BAY — Quarterback Aaron Rodgers made headlines after he criticized the Green Bay Packers’ offense after the victory Sunday, Sept. 30 vs. the Buffalo Bills. Running back Aaron Jones is someone who might be able to add something on that side of the ball. FOX6’s Kaitlin Sharkey went “Inside the Huddle” with Jones to talk about the Bills game and more. “I felt really good about my performance and I was just happy we came out with a win, […]

  • ‘Gotta be better:’ Davante Adams talks Green Bay’s slow start vs. Redskins

    LANDOVER Md. – The Green Bay Packers hit the road for the first time this season and came home with a disappointing loss to the Washington Redskins. FOX6’s Kaitlin Sharkey went Inside the Huddle with Davante Adams, to talk about the team’s slow start Sunday, Sept. 23. Davante Adams: “We just kind of let the conditions get a hold of us a little bit and I think certain times we could have been tougher and we gotta rally together as […]

  • WR Davante Adams says ‘my heart stopped’ when QB Aaron Rodgers got hurt

    GREEN BAY — The first week of the regular season was a wild one for the Green Bay Packers. It was a legendary comeback win, as QB Aaron Rodgers returned after a knee injury in the second quarter vs. the rival Chicago Bears on Sunday night, Sept. 9. FOX6’s Kaitlin Sharkey went Inside the Huddle with Davante Adams, and asked him about the emotions he was going through during the game. “Oh man, it was all over the place. It […]

  • Still playing, still winning: Senior softball team looks back on 25 years of staying active

    WEST ALLIS — As we get older, we have to make sure we are staying active. That isn’t a problem for this group of guys — and they’re winning while doing it. Mondays in the summer at McCarty Park in West Allis are all about softball — senior softball. “It’s still a lot of fun to play,” said 70-year-old Tim Whiting. “You’re never too old to play. Never,” said 69-year-old Ron Bruce. Mixed in the league are a group of […]

  • ‘You can, if you will:’ At last, Jerry Kramer is inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame

    CANTON, Ohio — The long, long wait for Jerry Kramer has ended. At last, the star guard of the Green Bay Packers has been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. A senior committee nominee, Kramer became eligible in 1974 after 11 seasons with the Packers in which he won five NFL championships and two Super Bowls. Now 82, he admitted to being bitter when often passed over for the hall, but that any such feelings “disappeared” when he […]

  • A moment 50 years in the making: Jerry Kramer beams as he receives his Pro Football Hall of Fame jacket

    CANTON, Ohio — It’s been a long time coming! Green Bay Packers legend Jerry Kramer received his gold jacket Friday, Aug. 3 ahead of his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. Kramer was honored at the Gold Jacket Dinner at the Canton Civic Center. “My dad was selected as the starting guard for the first 50-year All-American, or the All-NFL team — greatest player at his position. He was selected by John Madden as the starting […]