Cat Boardman joined NBC29 as a reporter in September of 2014. Two weeks prior to coming to Charlottesville, she graduated with her Master's degree from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.

Cat is tied as one of the youngest of seven children. She has a twin brother who was technically born after her, but she's still the baby of the two.

She attended the College of William & Mary and graduated with a degree in marketing and entrepreneurship. During college, she interned with CBS News in Washington, D.C. and New York. Through two internships with Norah O'Donnell, former chief White House correspondent and current co-host of "CBS This Morning," and an internship with "Face the Nation,"" Cat garnered a love for journalism.

Cat is excited to be part of the happiest city in the country and to be reporting on the Charlottesville community. She loves getting feedback and story ideas from viewers, so you can reach her at Be sure to follow Cat on Twitter.

Fast Facts: 

  • First TV Appearance: Minimum wage story that aired in Ohio
  • Most rewarding part of your job: Learning interesting facts about what's going on and getting positive feedback on stories
  • Favorite TV show: House of Cards
  • Role Models: Norah O'Donnell, my mother and my sisters
  • Alma Mater: The College of William & Mary
  • Hometown: Manassas, Virginia
  • Favorite Food: Anything chocolate
  • Favorite Author: David Baldacci