Katy Tur Biography and Wiki
Katy Tur (Katharine Bear Tur) is an American award-winning journalist, reporter, and anchor serving as a correspondent for NBC News. Tur also anchors for MSNBC Live and has reported for The Today Show and NBC Nightly News. Prior to that, Tur was a reporter at WNBC-TV from August 2009 to September 2012.
Tur has reported for the NBC news platforms Early Today, Today, NBC Nightly News, Meet the Press, WNBC-TV, MSNBC, and The Weather Channel. Tur’s book Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History became a New York bestseller for several weeks.
Katy Tur Age, How Old Is Katy
Tur is 37 years old as of 2021. She was born on October 26, 1983, in Los Angeles, California, in the United States.
Katy Tur Birthday
Tur celebrates her birthday on the 26th of October every year.
Katy Tur Height, How Tall Is Katy
Tur stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall (Approx. 1.57M).
Katy Tur Parents and Family
Tur was born to her mother, Zoey Tur, and father, Marika Gerrard in Los Angeles, California. She has a brother named James Tur, a physician. Tur’s dad and mom both worked as journalists. Her parents got divorced in 2003 after lasting 23 years in marriage. However, Katy and her mother Zoey Tur had a falling out and the two did not speak for several years.
Katy Tur Education
She attended and graduated from Brentwood School in 2001. Tur joined the University of California, Santa Barbara where she received a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy in 2005. In addition, She speaks fluently in Spanish.
Katy Tur Husband and Spouse
Tur is married to Tony Dokoupil, a correspondent for CBS News. The couple tied the knot on October 27, 2017, in Utah. Together, Tur and Tony Dokoupil have two kids; their son, Teddy Dokoupil, and daughter, Eloise Dokoupil. Tur is a proud stepmother to her husband’s two kids from his previous marriage.
Prior to her marriage with Tony, From 2006 to 2009, Tur was in a relationship with then-MSNBC political commentator and sportscaster Keith Olbermann. However, the former couple never made remarks concerning their broken affair.
Kate Tur Baby and Pregnant
Tur announced her pregnancy live before MSNBC viewers saying that Tony and her will welcome their unborn baby girl this May. As the news was announced Dokoupil shared a photo of Tur, whose baby bump was visible. Tony Dokoupil and Tur welcomed their daughter Eloise Judy Bear Dokoupil on 13 May 2021.
The couple is already parents to their first child Teddy. She announced that she was pregnant with her first child on December 13, 2018. Tur gave life to her son on April 13, 2019. She also has two stepchildren from Dokoupil’s first marriage.
Katy Tur Wedding
Tur and her husband Tony Dokoupil, a correspondent for CBS News, got married on October 27, 2017, in Utah. On her memorable day, Tur wore a red wedding dress while her flower girls put on beautiful, white dresses. The couple exchanged wedding vows as witnessed by family members and close friends.
Katy Tur NBC and MSNBC
Tur joined NBC’s local station in New York City, WNBC-TV, in 2009 and quickly moved up the ranks to become the national network’s flagship NBC News. She received the Associated Press’ Best Spot News Award that year for her coverage of the Upper East Side crane collapse in March 2008. She covered Cory Monteith’s death, a motorbike attack on an SUV, and the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 while at NBC News.
Tur was the NBC News and MSNBC’s embedded reporter for the Donald Trump presidential campaign. Tur was assigned the responsibility of notifying the Trump campaign about the Access Hollywood tape that the network had in its possession, that featured Trump’s talk with Billy Bush about women.
Trump singled out Tur in his criticism of the press on multiple occasions during his campaign rallies. Tur was booed and verbally assaulted by Trump supporters during a rally in Florida, according to CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. Tur won the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism in 2017. In a piece for Marie Claire, Tur reminisced on covering Trump’s campaign and his treatment of her at rallies.
Katy Tur Book
Tur published Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History in September 2017, detailing her experience covering Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. The book was on the New York Times Best Seller list for several weeks.
Katy Tur Nationality
Tur was born in Los Angeles, California, in the United States to her parents, Zoey Tur and Marika Gerrard. She holds 100% American nationality and comes from Jewish ancestry.
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Katy Tur Salary Msnbc
Tur makes an estimated annual salary of $1 million dollars working as a Correspondent and News Anchor for NBC News.
Katy Tur Net Worth
Tur has earned an estimated net worth of $4 million dollars through her career as a journalist, author, and reporter. Presently, she serves at NBC News and MSNBC as a Correspondent and has authored the book Unbelievable that became New York Best Seller.
Who Is Katy Tur
Katy Tur is an American journalist, reporter, and anchor serving as a correspondent for NBC News. Tur also anchors for MSNBC Live and has reported for The Today Show and NBC Nightly News. Prior to that, Tur was a reporter at WNBC-TV from August 2009 to September 2012.
Who Is Katy Tur Married To
Is Katy Tur Married? Tur is married to Tony Dokoupil, a correspondent for CBS News. The couple got married in Utah on October 27, 2017. Tur and Tony Dokoupil are proud parents to two kids; son, Teddy Dokoupil and daughter, Eloise Dokoupil. Her husband, Tony has two kids from his previous marriage that ended up in separation.
When Is Katy Tur Coming Back
Tur has talked about the significance of paid parental leave. Teddy, her son, was born via an unanticipated C-section in 2019. Breastfeeding was incredibly difficult after the procedure, and sitting up without assistance was impossible. When the surgical cut grew infected, things only got worse. Tur suffered postpartum hallucinations at one point.