Katharine Bear Tur is a journalist who has been active since 2005 for NBC and is based in New York City. She has worked for all segments of the channel like Today, Early Today, NBC Nightly News, The Weather Channel and more. She is one of the most glamorous journalists on television.
Early Life and education
Tur’s parents were journalists themselves by name Hanna (Formerly Robert) Tur and Marika Gerrard. She was born on October 26, 1983 in Los Angeles, California. Katy has a younger brother named James.
She passed out from the University of California, Santa Barbara in the year 2005.
Tur has been a reporter for WPIX-TV, News 12 Brooklyn, KTLA and HD News – Cablevision. For the weather channel, she has worked as a storm chaser.
It was in 2009, that Tur had a break to join NBC on their flagship station, WNBC-TV. She covered stories like the death of Cory Montecito (A Canadian Musician who featured on the TV Show GLEE) and the disappearance of MH-370.
In 2013, she was part of a TV series called The Cycle and MSNBC Live. In 2015, Tur was a correspondent on The Rundown.
Currently she is reporting from the Donald Trump presidential campaign for NBC and is one of their most famous correspondents.
Ever since her father transitioned into a woman due to his Gender Identity Disorder, she hasn’t been on talking terms with him. This is as per the account given by Katy’s father.
Katy Tur – Boyfriend
She has dated fellow newsreader / reporter Keith Olbermann from 2006 to 2009. The 1.57 meter tall Tur was rumored to have moved to a French boyfriend known as Benoit but is currently single.
Katy Tur – Salary and Net Worth
Katy Tur’s net worth is estimated to be around $3 million with a salary of $500,000 annually