Katy Blakey Profile
Katy Blakey is an American Emmy award-winning anchor/reporter working for NBC5 serving as an anchor. She has been working for the station since January 2015.
Katy Blakey Education
Blakey is a proud graduate of McKinney High School and Southern Methodist University. She graduated president of her class with a BA in journalism and political science. Blakey then interned for The Dallas Morning News and WFAA during the political convention in Boston. She volunteers her time raising funds for student scholarships gratefully.
Katy Blakey Career
Blakey anchors NBC 5 News weekend evenings and reports during the week. Her work has also been honored with Lone Star Emmy nominations, including Best News Anchor, and recognized by the Oklahoma Associated Press. Furthermore, she is no stranger to breaking news or severe weather.
She solo-anchored live coverage of the early morning attack on Dallas Police Headquarters and the hours-long stand-off. Blakey covered the national outpouring of support for five DPD officers murdered while protecting a peaceful protest in downtown Dallas and traveled to Houston for President George H. W. Bush’s memorial services.
She made landfall on the coast as Hurricane, she provided vast coverage of rescue and relief operations as the storm caused catastrophic flooding in the Houston area. From endearment “Texas Connects Us” stories to following a young cancer patient bring smiles, hope, and congressional attention to much-needed funding for childhood cancer research to reporting on the mass shooting tragedies in Orlando and Las Vegas, she understands the liberty of reporting local and national news to her hometown community.
There before, she co-anchored the weekday morning news and reported for KOCO in Oklahoma City, OK. Her reporting included a hostage situation ending with the rescue of a six-year-old girl, devastating wildfires, and severe storms she was the first reporter on the scene of a deadly medical helicopter crash. She tracked scarce twin tornadoes, reported on the wide-scale destruction, covered multiple tornado outbreaks, and herolike rescue operations left by a gigantic EF5 tornado in Moore, Oklahoma, and President Obama’s tour of damaged communities.
Quick Facts About Katy Blakey
|Net Worth||$1 million – $5 Million|
Blakey started her career as a reporter and anchor for KTEN-TV in Denison, Texas, where her investigative reports into private jail funding led to the resignation and alter in local law enforcement.
Katy Blakey Age
Blakey was born and raised in McKinney. Her age is not known for she has managed to keep her personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Katy is or when she celebrates her birthday. However, she might be in her 30s.
Katy Blakey Height
Blakey stands at a height of 1.56 m tall and weighs about 58 kgs.
Katy Blakey Family
Information regarding Blakey’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Katy Blakey Husband|children|baby
Blakey is married to Joey Mongo, an attorney, and North Texas native. The couple is blessed with three kids and resides in Dallas, USA. When she is not working, Blakey enjoys taking walks around White Rock Lake with her dog, Huckleberry, and loves being home with family and friends.
Katy Blakey Salary
Being one of the top reporters for NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth, Blakey earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Katy Blakey’s Net Worth
Blakey has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an Anchor & Reporter.
Katy Blakey NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
At NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth, Blakey works alongside;
- Rick Mitchell – Chief Meteorologist
- Brian Curtis – Co-anchor
- Kristi Nelson – Reporter/Anchor
- Grant Johnston – Meteorologist
- Deborah Ferguson – Reporter/Anchor
- Pat Doney – Sports Anchor
- David Finfrock – Meteorologist
- Scott Gordon – Reporter
- Julie Fine – political journalist
- Wayne Carter – Special Assignment Reporter
- Meredith Yeomans – Reporter
- Meredith Land – Anchor
- Samantha Davies – Meteorologist/Traffic Reporter
- Laura Harris – Journalist
- Newy Scruggs – Sportscaster