Katie Horner Profile
Katie Horner is an American meteorologist currently working for KMBC-TV since joining the station on, 2013. You can catch her weather forecasts on KMBC 9 News alongside
Horner earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Kansas in 2009. She began attending the University of Southern California part-time in 2011 while pursuing a master’s degree in engineering in green technologies.
Her interest in weather started at a young age. She began her career in forecasting in 1989 at WEAR-TV in Pensacola, Florida. She relocated to Kansas City in 1994 and joined KCTV in 1998 to replace Gary Amble, where she stayed for 18 years.
While caring for her terminally ill father, she continued to forecast weather on KSDK/KMOV in St. Louis. She moved to Topeka, Kansas when her dad died, taking a job as Public Affairs Director for the Kansas Adjutant General. During her stint there, she became the representative for the Kansas Division of Emergency Management, as well as the Kansas National Guard. She was then asked to join the First Alert Weather Team in April of 2018.
Before her profession carried her west and east along Interstate 70, she spent more than 17 years as a Chief Meteorologist in the Kansas City region, i.e. at KSMO and KCTV.
Her career achievements include serving on the AMS – American Meteorological Society’s Broadcast Board. To assist new meteorologists, she founded “Seal of Approval Consulting.” She wrote a children’s book called Brainstorming, a creative guide to help parents & children through severe weather, as a writer. She has also been given a poll by one of Kansas City’s most powerful ladies.
Quick Facts About Katie Horner
|Full Name||Katie Horner|
|Age||48 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Horner has completed 3 half-marathons, including the Chicago Marathon and the Dublin Marathon in Ireland in the United States. Also, she has competed in over a hundred sprint triathlons and far too many 5k and 10k races to count. In addition, she has undertaken a 500-mile bike journey through the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.
During her leisure, you can find her scuba diving or doing yoga.
Katie Horner Age
Horner is 48 years old as of 2021. She was born in Washington, DC, United States, in the year 1973. Her date and month of birthday are unknown for she has managed to keep her personal life private. Therefore, there is no information regarding when she celebrates her birthday.
Katie Horner Height
Horner stands at a height of approximately 5 feet, 7 inches (1.73m).
Katie Horner Family
Horner spent all of her youth and childhood in Washington D.C with her lovely parents, Catherine Florence(her mother) and Stockdale Horner(her late father). St. Louis has been her parents’ residence for more than two and a half decades. Information regarding Horner’s siblings is currently under review. However, there will be an update as soon as it is available.
Katie Horner Husband
Horner is in marriage with her lovely spouse, Alan Kovar, who is a Kansas City architect. The couple takes pride in being “mom and dad” to their 4 daughters, Hannah, Ava, Chelsea, and Anna. Stella and Harry, two black Labrador Retrievers, are also part of the family. The family currently resides in Missouri. Horner likes spending her spare time riding a bicycle with her husband.
Katie Horner Salary
Being one of the top journalists for KMBC 9 News, Horner earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Katie Horner Net Worth
Horner has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a Meteorologist.
Katie Horner KMBC 9 News
At KMBC 9 News Horner works alongside
- Larry Moore
- Rob Hughes
- Bryan Busby
- Kris Ketz
- Cody Holyoke
- Kelly Eckerman
- Haley Harrison
- Lara Moritz
- Donna Pitman
- Len Dawson
- Len Jennings
- Karen Kornacki
- Nick Bender
- Pete Grigsby
- Emily Holwick
- Neville Miller