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Who is Katy Tur?
Katy Tur ( Katherine Bear Tur) Is an American journalist and author, currently, she is working as a Correspondent for NBC News. Katy is anchors for MSNBC Live and has reported for the NBC news platforms such as Early Today, Today, NBC Nightly News, Meet the Press, WNBC-TV, MSNBC, and The Weather Channel.
Prior to joining NBC, she had reported for various stations including KTLA, HD News/ Cablevision, News 12 Brooklyn WPIX-TV, and Fox 5 New York. Moreover, Tur has also worked as a storm chaser for The Weather Channel on the network’s VORTEX2 team.
Katy joined NBC’s local affiliated station WNBC-TV, New York City in 2009. After that, she was promoted to NBC News at the national network level. That year, she received the Associated Press’ Best Spot News Award for her coverage of the Upper East Side of Manhattan crane collapse in March 2008. Furthermore, Katy covered the death of Cory Monteith, a motorbike attack on an SUV, and the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 while at NBC News.
Trump campaign correspondent
Katy was both NBC News and MSNBC’s reporter attached to the Donald Trump presidential campaign. Moreover, as an NBC reporter, she was assigned the task of informing the Trump campaign about the Access Hollywood tape featuring Trump’s conversation with Billy Bush about women that the network had in possession.
During his campaign rallies, Trump singled out Tur in his criticism of the press on multiple occasions. Furthermore, Katy was once booed and verbally abused by Trump fans at a Florida rally, according to CNN presenter Wolf Blitzer. According to Donald Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway, “Trump didn’t intend it in a malicious way” and didn’t want people to attack or harass her.
Furthermore, she earned the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism in 2017.
Katy reflected on covering the Trump campaign and his treatment of her at the campaign rallies in an article for Marie Claire. As an author, she published a book entitled, Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in America History. The book recounts her experience in covering the 2016 presidential campaign of Donald Trump. The book not only managed to be listed on New York Times Best Seller list but it spent several weeks on the list.
How Old Is Katy Tur?
She was born on October 26th, 1983 and currently, she is 37 years old.
Katy Tur Family?
Who are Tur’s Parents?
She was born in Los Angeles, California to Zoey Tur and Marika Gerrad.Both of her parents are journalists.
Does she have siblings?
She has a brother by the name of James Tur
Katy Tur Education
She attended Brentwood School and graduated in 2001. After that, she joined the University of California, Santa Barbara where she graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy.
Katy Tur Husband
She is married to Tony Dokoupil, a journalist and a co-anchor of CBS This Morning. The two tied the knot in 2017, though much is not known about their marriage life.
Katy Tur’s Kids
She has two kids Eloise Judy and Teddy.
Katy Tur’s Height
Adding to her slim body and black eyes she has an average height of 1.63 m tall and weighs 60kgs.
Katy Tur Net’s Worth
Adding to her salary of $1million yearly she has managed to garner a net worth of $4million
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