Kaitlyn Rivas joined the FOX 42 team in February 2018.
She’s a southern girl born in Texas and raised in Oklahoma but now calls Omaha home.
She is the big sister of four boys and loves to be around friends and family.
Kaitlyn started her journalism career in sports, where she played collegiate softball and was the football team’s sideline reporter, and the sports editor for her school’s newspaper.
She also started her university’s first sports radio talk show.
After graduating from Southwestern Oklahoma State University, she interned for Tulsa’s Own News on 6 in the news department.
Kaitlyn spent some time in Lincoln and Texas coverings all types of stories from murders, to political corruption, to coming home surprises.
When Kaitlyn isn’t out on the scene finding the best stories for you at home, she’s spending time watching her favorite sport, baseball or playing with her pets Lux and Leon.
If you have a story idea for Kaitlyn, email her at KRivas@fox42kptm.com