Katy Tur Bio,  Age, Husband, MSNBC, Net Worth, Salary

By | July 27, 2021

Katy Tur Biography

Katy Tur an American anchor working at MSNBC where she broadcasts reports at 2 pm. She as well worked as a correspondent for NBC News and she has reported for NBC news platforms including Early Today, Today, The Weather Channel, WNBC–TV, MSNBC, and Meet the Press. She is also an author whose books have been termed as the best sellers in New York Times.

Katy Tur Age

Tur was born on October 26, 1983, in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Katy Tur Career

Tur reported for News 12 Brooklyn, Fox 5 New York, WPIX-TV, HD News/Cablevision, KTLA, HD News/Cablevision. Later on, she worked for The Weather Channel on the network’s VORTEX2 team as a storm chaser. She joined WNBC-TV an NBC’s local station in New York City in 2009, and later on, she was promoted to NBC News at the national network level.

In the same year, for her coverage of the March 2008 crane collapse on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, she was awarded AP’s Best Spot News Award. She covered the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a motorcycle attack on an SUV, and the death of Cory Monteith while she was at NBC News.

During the presidential campaign for Donald Trump, she was NBC News and MSNBC’s embedded reporter. Her task was to inform the Trump campaign about the Access Hollywood tape featuring Trump’s conversation with Billy Bush about women that the network had in possession, as a reporter for NBC.

Trump singled her out on various occasions in his criticism of the press. Trump’s supporters booed her and according to CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer, she was verbally harassed at an event in Florida. Kellyanne Conway Trump’s campaign manager stated that Trump did not want anyone to attack or harass her.

At Tramp’s campaign rallies, she reflected on covering his treatment of her in an article for Marie Claire. She published a book that recounting her experience in covering the presidential campaign of Donald Trump in 2016. The book was named, Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History and for several weeks it was on the New York Times Best Seller list.

She was awarded the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism in 2017. During her leisure time, she enjoys listening to the Phish which is a jam band.

Katy Tur Net Worth

Tur has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million

Katy Tur Salary

Tur earns an estimated annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

Katy Tur Education

Tur enrolled and later earned a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2005.

Katy Tur Height and Weight

Tur stands tall at a height of 5 feet 4 inches tall (1.57m) and weighs 60kgs.

Katy Tur Family

Tur was born to Robert Albert Tur and Marika Gerrard who were both journalists. Her parents divorced in 20003 and her father changed his gender and name to Hanna Zoey Tur. She as was raised up along with her brother named James Tur who is a medical student.

Katy Tur Husband

Tur is married to Tony Dokoupil a correspondent for CBS News. The duo tied the knot on October 27, 2017, in Utah and together was blessed with a son on April 13, 2019, and in January 202, she announced that she is expecting another child due on May 2021. She as well has two stepchildren from Tony’s first marriage. The family resides in New York together with her family.


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