Katy Tur Profile
Katherine Bear Tur is an American author and broadcast journalist working as a correspondent at MSNBC. She has been working for the network since 2009.
Katy Tur Education
Tur attended a local high school while growing up. Later on, she went to Brentwood School where she graduated. After graduating, she started her college education at the University of California, based in Santa Barbara where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree of Arts in Philosophy.
Katy Tur Career
Tur is an author and broadcast journalist who enclosed and was in charge of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. She was assigned this task due to the Access Hollywood tape which featured former President Trump’s conversation with Billy Bush regarding women that the network had in possession. She was distinguished by Trump’s censure of the press a number of times while still in his campaign process.
Additionally, she was also ridiculed and abused by former president Trump’s supporters and followers during an event in Florida. Trump’s campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway stated that Trump had nothing to do with the attacks and harassment that were subjected to her. Tur had also worked for other networks prior to joining MSNBC.
For instance, she previously worked for WNBC-TV where she served as a reporter up to September 2012. Later on, she left the station and joined NBC Nightly News, MSNBC, and The Today Show whereby she serves as a correspondent. Whenever she is not working, she finds pleasure in spending some of her free time with her children, husband, family as well as friends. She is also very much active when it comes to her social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram.
Katy Tur Age
Tur was born on October 26, 1983, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. She is therefore 38 years old as of 2021.
Quick Facts About Katy Tur
|Age||38 years old|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Katy Tur Height
Tur stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Katy Tur Family
Tur was born to journalists Zoey Tur and Marika Gerrard.
Katy Tur Husband
Tur has been happily married to Tony Dokoupil since 2017. The couple tied the knots in Utah, on October 27, 2017. Dokoupil is a Correspondent for CBS News. The couple is proud to be parents of two children a son and a daughter and she is a stepmother to Tony’s children from his previous marriage. Prior to her relationship with Tony, she was previously in a relationship with then-MSNBC political commentator and sportscaster Keith Olbermann from 2006 to 2009.
Katy Tur Salary
Being one of the top journalists for MSNBC Tur earns an annual salary ranging from $ 1 million.
Katy Tur’s Net Worth
Tur has an estimated net worth of between $4 Million and $8 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an author and broadcast journalist.
Katy Tur Unbelievable | Book
Tur has also managed to be the author and published a book by the name of Unbelievable. The book involves her encounter experience in enclosing 2016, Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. The book spent many weeks on the New York Times Best Seller. Unbelievable is also sold on online platforms including Amazon.
Katy Tur and Phish
Tur is a fan of a jam band called Phish. She has also made reference to the band and has also subsumed their lyrics into her reporting.
Katy Tur Awards and Honors
Tur has also managed to win several awards and honors ever since she started her career. For instance, she won the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism back in the year 2017. She also reflected on covering Trump’s treatment of her at campaign rallies and his campaign in an article for Marie Claire.
Katy Tur MSNBC
Tur is currently working at MSNBC where she works alongside other famous MSNBC anchors and reporters including;
- Tamron Hall
- Kasie Hunt
- Stephanie Ruhle
- Alicia Menendez
- Nicolle Wallace
- Ali Vitali
- Joshua Johnson
- Alex Witt
- Steve Kornacki
- Mika Brzezinski