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Katy Tur Profile
Katy Tur is an American author and broadcast journalist working as a correspondent for NBC News. Additionally, she is an anchor for MSNBC, where since 2021 she has hosted Katy Tur Reports. Moreover, she has reported for the NBC news platforms Early Today, Today, NBC Nightly News, Meet the Press and WNBC-TV, and The Weather Channel.
Katy Tur Age
Tur is 40 years old as of 2023. She was born on 26th October 1983 in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. Additionally, she celebrates her birthday on the 26th of October every year.
Katy Tur Height
She stands at an average height of 5 feet 2 inches tall. However, information about her weight will be updated when available.
SamKaty Tur ple Family
Tur is the daughter of journalists Zoey Tur and Marika Gerrard. She graduated from Brentwood School in 2001, in addition to graduating from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy. Moreover, she is of Jewish descent. Tur had a falling out with one of her parents, Zoey Tur, and the two did not speak for several years. In her 2022 book Rough Draft: A Memoir, Tur details her parents’ achievements, as well as her relationship with them while being raised as the daughter of “parents as broadcast pioneers who often put themselves in harm’s way”.
Katy Tur Husband
Tur dated former MSNBC political analyst and sportscaster Keith Olbermann from 2006 to 2009. On October 27, 2017, Tur wed Tony Dokoupil, a CBS News correspondent. They have a daughter who was born in May 2021 and a son who was born in April 2019 together. Additionally, she has two stepchildren from her first union with Dokoupil.
Katy Tur NBC
Tur reported for KTLA, HD News/Cablevision, News 12 Brooklyn, WPIX-TV, and Fox 5 News York. Later on, tur worked as a storm chaser for The Weather Channel on the network VORTEX2 team. In 2009, she joined NBC’s local station in New York City, WNBC-TV, and then rose to the flagship NBC News at the national network level. That year she was awarded AP’s Best Spot News Award for coverage of the March 2008 crane collapse on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. While at NBC News, she covered the death of Cory Monteith, a motorcycle attack on an SUV, and the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight #70.
Katy Tur Trump campaign correspondent
Tur was NBC News’s and MSNBC’s embedded reporter on the 2016 Donald Trump presidential campaign.] As a reporter for NBC, Tur was assigned the task of informing the Trump campaign about the Access Hollywood tape that the network had in its possession, featuring Trump’s remarks about women in a conversation with Billy Bush. On several occasions during his campaign rallies, Trump singled out Tur in his criticism of the press. At an event in Florida, Tur was booed by Trump supporters and, according to CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer, verbally harassed.
According to Trump’s campaign manager Kellyanne Conway, “[Trump] didn’t mean it in any malicious way”, and he did not want anyone to attack or harass her. In 2017, Tur received the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism. Tur reflected on covering the Trump campaign and his treatment of her at campaign rallies in an article for Marie Claire. In September 2017, she published a book, Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History, recounting her experience in covering Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. The book spent several weeks on the New York Times Best Seller list.
Katy Tur Salary
She has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from her career.
Katy Tur Net Worth
Tur has an estimated annual Net worth of $ 4 million to $ 5 million earned from her career as an author and Anchor.
Katy Tur Social Media Platforms
Tur is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 810.3k followers on Twitter, 81.1k followers on Instagram, and 38.3k followers on Facebook.