Kaitlin Monte was born on February 9th 1989 in Pittsford, New York. She first attended Clarkson University but then graduated from the University of Tampa with a Bachelor Degree. Having grown up with three with three siblings with disabilities, she became an avid advocate for disability awareness.
After college she moved to New York City & started out in musical theater working in off Broadway shows. She also became a member of the USO Show Troupe bringing support to US military personnel, veterans & their families.
In 2011 she held the title of Miss New York & entered the 2012 Miss America competition. She finished second runner up as Miss New York & was awarded scholarships in National fitness & lifestyle. As Miss New York she selected Anti Bullying, as her personal platform.
She founded an on line petition to bring the issue of cyber bullying to state legislators. She was named the Anti-Defamation League's No Place for Hate 2012 Difference Maker of the Year for her workshop series.
Kaitlin also hosted interactive trivia on WNBC's Today in New York television show.
In 2014 Kaitlin added some beauty to the FSNY network & the Mets organization. She got the job as host of the FSNY show; Mets Insider. The show takes fans behind the scenes of the New York Mets. The show goes behind the scenes of the game with Mets players past & present, as well as other Mets oriented personalities.
In June she became the head traffic reporter for PIX 11 News from 5am -11am in the morning hours. She also has hosted a cocktail segment on the WPIX entertainment show 'Celebrity Tastemakers'. She has family in Astoria Queens, living on Ditmars Blvd. so she frequents the many restaurants & cafe's in the area.