Kara Kostanich Profile, Wiki, Bio
Kara Kostanich is an American Award-winning News Anchor/Reporter who is well known for having worked at KOMO 4 News. She joined the station in January 2013 and spent nearly a decade working as a reporter.
Kara Kostanich Education
She was raised in Chehalis and attended W.F. West High School. Kostanich then graduated cum laude from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island, and earned a master’s degree in broadcast journalism from American University in Washington, DC.
Kara Kostanich Career
Kostanich recently served at KOMO-TV as a news reporter. Before joining KOMO she was working at CBS 4 in Miami where she was a general assignment reporter.
She has a passion for uncovering stories that make a difference in her community. Her work has taken her from the shores of Indonesia to the Presidential campaign trail and now back to her home state of Washington. Kelly is thrilled to be home after reporting and or anchoring for TV stations in West Palm Beach, Spokane, and Jackson, Tennessee.
During her five years in Florida, Kara reported on the aftermath of Hurricane Irene from the Bahamas and covered landmark launches of Space Shuttle Discovery and Endeavor from Kennedy Space Center. Kara was also the lead reporter on a massive 33-day recovery effort to find a group of missing college students and professors who were killed in the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.
She covered the race for the White House across Florida in 2008 and 2012 earning the first one-on-one interview with then-Senator Barack Obama in the state. Among her varied assignments, kara has covered the Republican National Convention in 2004 in New York City and the Democratic National Convention in 2004 in Boston, and again in 2008 in Denver. Kara reported from Ground Zero on the third anniversary of 9/11 and covered the National Police Memorial for a fallen officer in Washington, DC.
When she is not working Kara has a passion for adventure. She has traveled across six continents visiting more than 50 countries. After graduating from college, Kara spent seven months on what she fondly calls a “Round the World Adventure” where she trekked to the far corners of Asia, Africa, India, Australia, and New Zealand. The trip taught Kara the value of freedom of information, an experience that ultimately inspired her to become a journalist.
Quick Facts About Kara Kostanich
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Kara Kostanich Leaving KOMO
Kostanich resigned from KOMO in November of 2021 to go spend more time with her family. She calls it a wrap! – completed joy reporting for KOMO News for nearly 10 years. Leaving the station, she said that she was so grateful to those who shared their story with her and to her amazing colleagues.
Kara Kostanich Age, Birthday
Kostanich’s age is not known for she has managed to keep her personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Kara is or when she celebrates her birthday. However, she might be in her 40s.
Kara Kostanich Height, measurements
Kostanich stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m).
Kara Kostanich Family
Information regarding Kostanich’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Kara Kostanich Husband, married, son
Kostanich is married to Nelson Reyneri and the couple resides in Seattle. In 2018 the couple was blessed with a son.
Kara Kostanich Baby
I’m backkk!! It’s been great to be home with my new little guy the past few months but happy to be back at work today ? See you on KOMO News at 5! Here’s happy Wynston! #komonews pic.twitter.com/sGJoVrkCaF— Kara Kostanich (@KaraKostanich) July 2, 2018
Kara Kostanich Salary
Being one of the top news Journalists for KOMO-TV, Kostanich earned an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Kara Kostanich Net Worth
Kostanich has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a journalist.
Kara Kostanich KOMO
At KOMO Kostanich worked alongside;
- Mark Christopher – Anchors
- Preston Phillips – Co-anchor
- Gabe Cohen – Anchor / Reporter
- Eric Heintz – Anchor/Reporter
- Brian Calvert – Anchor / Reporter
- Michelle Esteban – Anchor / Reporter
- Cole Miller – Reporter
- Charlie Harger – Reporter
- Abby Acone – Meteorologist
- Shannon O’Donnell – Meteorologist
- Femi Abebefe – Sports Anchor/Reporter
- Mike Ferreri – Sports Director
- Corwin Haeck – Traffic Reporter
- Paris Jackson – Traffic Anchor/Reporter