Kathy Brock Biography
Kathy Brock is a retired news anchor and journalist. She worked at WLS-TV, Chicago’s ABC affiliate. Brock and Alan Krashesky co-anchored the station’s 6 pm and 10 pm news broadcasts.
Kathy Brock Age
Brock was born on July 24, 1959 in Pasco, Washington, United States of America.
Kathy Brock Salary and Net Worth
Brock received an annual salary of $79,574, as an anchor, this is according to Paysa. She has an estimated net worth of $1 million U.S dollars. Credits to her successful television career.
Kathy Brock Husband
Brock is married to her husband Douglas P. Regan, Co-Chairman and Founding Partner of Cresset and currently the couple lives in Chicago. The couple has two sons, Colton and Matthew Staab, and two step-daughters, Maggie and Katie Regan.
Kathy Brock Education
Brock was brought up working on the family farm in Pasco, Washington. She graduated in 1977 from Pasco High School. Brock later received her Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Washington State University where she was president of her sorority, Kappa Kappa Gamma and served as Rush Chairman for the Intra Fraternity Council.
Kathy Brock Career
Brock had spent six years as an anchor/reporter at KUTV-TV in Salt Lake City, Utah, before joining ABC 7 Chicago. She also worked at KBCI-TV in Boise, Idaho; KEPR-TV, in Pasco, Washington; and KWSU-TV in Pullman, Washington.
She joined WLS-TV in 1990 as a co-anchor of the morning newscast with Alan Krashesky. She co-anchored the 6 pm newscast with Floyd Kalber from 1993 – 1998. Since 1998, Brock has co-anchored it with Alan Krashesky. In 2003, after Diann Burns left ABC 7, Brock was promoted to the 10 pm newscast together with Ron Magers.
This is currently the No. 1 rated and most watched newscast in Chicago. Magers retired in May 2016, after 13 years working together and Brock teamed up at 10 with Alan Krashesky.
Robert Feder, a media critic reported on May 30, 2018, that Brock is stepping away from ABC7 after 28 years at the station. In her note to colleagues, she said “I want to explore other passions and see what life’s like off the night shift.”
Current 5pm and 7pm anchor and 10pm contributing anchor Cheryl Burton was named Brock’s successor on June 12, 2018, on the 10pm show. 11am and 4pm anchor Judy Hsu was named the new 6pm anchor.