Katy Tur Biography
Katy Tur is an American author and broadcast journalist who currently works for NBC News as a correspondent and anchor for MSNBC Live. She has formerly reported for NBC News’ Early Today, Today, NBC Nightly News, Meet the Press, WNBC-TV, MSNBC, and The Weather Channel.
Katy Tur NBC | Wikipedia
She is currently working for Katy NBC News at NBC’s flagship station, WNBC-TV, in 2009. Cory Monteith’s death was covered by her. Cory Monteith is a Canadian musician and actor who is best known for his role in the Glee television series. Monteith died from a combination of alcohol and heroin poisoning. Tur also covered an attack on an SUV by a motorcyclist.
Katy Tur Career
Tur has appeared on KTLA, HD News/Cablevision, News 12 Brooklyn, WPIX-TV, and Fox 5 New York, among others. Tur later worked for The Weather Channel on the VORTEX2 network as a storm hunter. Tur joined NBC’s local New York City affiliate, WNBC-TV, in 2009 and ultimately rose through the ranks to become the national network’s flagship NBC News. For the March 2008 crane fall on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, she received the Associated Press Best Spot News Award. She covered Cory Monteith’s death, the motorcycle attack on the SUV, and the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 for NBC News. Tur covered Donald Trump’s presidential campaign for NBC News and MSNBC as an Embedded Reporter. As an NBC reporter.
Trump mentioned Tur multiple times during his campaign rallies when criticizing the press. Tur was violently accosted by Trump’s supporters, including CNN host Wolf Blitzer, at the Florida rally. “I didn’t mean that in any malevolent sense,” Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said, adding that he didn’t want anyone to threaten or harass her.
Tur received the Walter Cronkite Prize for Excellence in Journalism in 2017. Tur reacted to Trump’s campaign coverage and his treatment of her at campaign events in a piece for Marie Claire. Tur published Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History, a book on Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, in September 2017.
Katy Tur Age
How old is Tur? Tur is 38 years old as of 2021. She was born on 26 October 1983 in Los Angeles County, California, United States. She celebrates her birthday on October 26th every year.
Katy Tur Education
Tur earned a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from the University of California, Santa Barbara (2005) and Brentwood School (2001).
Katy Tur Nationality | Ethnicity
What ethnicity is Kate? he belongs to the white ethnicity/heritage. Tur was born and raised in Los Angeles County, California, and she holds Australian nationality and citizenship by birth.
Katy Tur Height
Tur stands at a height of 1.57 m.
Katy Tur Family | Siblings | Parents
Tur was born on 19 November 1985 in Los Angeles County, California, United States, the daughter of Hanna Zoey Tur, an American broadcast reporter, and commercial pilot, and journalist Marika Gerrard. She has a brother James Tur a medical student.
Katy Tur Husband | Married
Tur was in a relationship with then-MSNBC political pundit and sportscaster Keith Olbermann from 2006 to 2009. Tur married Tony Dokoupil, a CBS News correspondent, in Utah on October 27, 2017. On December 13, 2018, she announced that she and Dokoupil were expecting their first child together. On April 13, 2019, she gave birth to a son. Dokoupil’s first marriage left her with two stepchildren. She announced that she is expecting her second kid in January 2021. On May 13, 2021, she gave birth to a daughter.
Katy Tur Children
The couple is proud parents to four children, two step-children from Dokoupil’s first marriage, their firstborn son, born on April 13, 2019, and a daughter born on May 13, 2021.
Katy Tur Salary
How much does she earn? NBC news anchor salaries range from $40,000 to $ 110,500 per year on average. These values, however, can fluctuate significantly depending on the employee’s degree of seniority.
Katy Tur Net Worth
Tur’s net worth is estimated to be $4 million dollars. This includes her property, funds, and earnings. Her principal source of income is her work as a journalist and novelist. Tur has amassed wealth through her multiple sources of income, but she likes to live a simple lifestyle.
Katy Tur Books
- 2017 Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History.
- 2022 Rough Draft: A Memoir.
- 2022 Rough Draft: Motherhood and Journalism in a World Gone Mad Katy Tur.