Katy Tur MSNBC, Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Children, Height, Salary and Net Worth

Katy Tur born “Katharine Bear Tur” is an American author and broadcast journalist working as a correspondent for NBC News…

Katy Tur Wiki

Katy Tur born “Katharine Bear Tur” is an American author and broadcast journalist working as a correspondent for NBC News. She is well-known for having anchored for MSNBC Live and has reported for the NBC news platforms Early Today, Today, NBC Nightly News, Meet the Press, WNBC-TV, MSNBC, and The Weather Channel.

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Katy Tur Biography

She got enrolled and later graduated from Brentwood School in 2001, she later joined the University of California, Santa Barbara and later graduated in (2005) with a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy.

Miss Tur kicked off her career as a reporter for KTLA TV, Los Angeles right after her graduation. She then worked for other channels HD News, WPIX-TV, and Fox 5 New York for a few years. She then worked as a storm chaser for The Weather Channel on the network’s VORTEX2 team.

She later joined n 2009, Katy NBC News at NBC’s flagship station, WNBC-TV. She covered the death of Cory Monteith. Cory Monteith is a Canadian musician and actor mostly known for his role in the TV series Glee. Monteith died from mixed drug toxicity consisting of alcohol and heroin. Tur also covered a motorcycle attack on an SUV.

She as well covered major news for the networks like news of the MH-370 search. MH-370 known as Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was an international passenger flight that disappeared while flying from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Beijing Capital International Airport on March 8, 2014.

It contained 12 crew members and 227 passengers; among whom 38 passengers were Malaysian, 152 were Chinese citizens and the remaining passengers were from 13 different countries.

All the passengers and crew members are presumed to be dead but the search for the MH-370 is going on but one flaperon and the other debris are found till now. The flight had disappeared and had been considered as one of the greatest aviation mysteries of all time. Many documentaries have been produced all this mystery.

She was an NBC reporter to cover the Donald Trump Presidential campaign in 2016. She was assigned the task of informing the Trump campaign about the Access Hollywood tape which NBC possessed. During that time, Trump singled out Tur in his criticism of the press.

She also worked as a correspondent in NewsNation with Tamron Hall. From 2012 now, she works as a correspondent for TV series like NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, Today, and Weekend Weekend Today.

In an event in Florida, Trump supporters booed her and verbally harassed. But, following the incident, Trump’s campaign manager Kellyanne Conway addressed the issue and said that Trump never wanted anyone to attack or harass her.

She as well received the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism and used lyrics from the band Phish in one of her newscasts in 2017. She then published a book Unbelievable in 2017 My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History, recollecting her experience in covering the 2016 Trump Presidential campaign.

Katy Tur Age

She was born in Los Angeles, California, U.S, on the 26th of October 26, 1983.

Katy Tur Family

She was born to a journalist family. Her father Robert Albert Tur is a popular journalist and mother Marika Gerrard. Her parents divorced in 2003. Her father later changed his gender from male to female and named Hanna Zoey Tur. She has one sibling brother named James Tur- a medical student.

Katy Tur Husband

She is to CBS correspondent Tony Dokoupil since 2017. The pair met in the makeup room at MSNBC when he was working there. The pair then started dating and dated for a few years. She was engaged to Tony Dokoupil in January 2017. They tied note in an elope ceremony on October 27, 2017. Before she dated Keith Olbermann from 2006-09.

Her husband Tony Dokoupil is a correspondent for CBS News. He’s working at CBS News since 2016. Before that, he was a correspondent for MSNBC News. He as well also served as a national reporter for the network. Dokoupil started his journalism career in NBC News in 2013.

Katy Tur Children

She gave birth to a son in April 2019. She also has two stepchildren from Dokoupil’s first marriage.

Katy Tur Height

Her height measurement stands at 5 ft 8 in.

Katy Tur Salary Range

Her basic annual salary ranges between $500k- $1 million.

Katy Tur Net Worth

She has an estimated has a net worth of $4 million.

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