Katy Tur

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Katy Tur
Born Katherine Bear Tur
(1983-10-26) October 26, 1983 (age 30)
Los Angeles County, California
Occupation Journalist
Years active 2000–present
Employer NBC News
Parents Zoey Tur
Marika Gerrard

Katy Tur (born, Katherine Bear Tur, October 26, 1983[1]) is an American broadcast journalist currently working for NBC News.

Tur is an NBC News correspondent based in New York City, She reports for all platforms of NBC News, including Early Today, Today, NBC Nightly News, Meet The Press, WNBC-TV, MSNBC, and The Weather Channel (TWC).[2]


Tur has reported for WPIX-TV, News 12 Brooklyn, KTLA, and HD News / Cablevision.[3] Tur worked as a storm chaser for The Weather Channel for the network's VORTEX2 team.[4]

NBC News[edit]

Tur joined NBC News in 2009 at NBC's flagship station WNBC-TV. While at NBC News she covered the death of Cory Monteith, a motorcycle attack on a SUV and covered the MH-370 search.

Personal life[edit]

Tur is the daughter of journalist Zoey Tur (formerly Robert Tur) and journalist Marika Gerrard. She has one brother.

Tur dated political and sports commentator Keith Olbermann from 2006–2009[5][6]


  1. ^ Date of birth found on the California Birth Index 1905-1995 under TUR, KATHERINE BEAR on October 26, 1983 in Los Angeles County.
  2. ^ "Katy Tur bio". WNBC-TV New York. Retrieved 2014-04-15. 
  3. ^ "Katy Tur". LinkedIn. Retrieved 2014-04-15. 
  4. ^ "Olbermann’s Girlfriend Katy Tur Joins The Weather Channel - TVNewser". Mediabistro.com. 2009-05-11. Retrieved 2014-04-15. 
  5. ^ "Katy Tur, Keith Olbermann’s Girlfriend, Joins The Weather Channel". Inquisitr.com. Retrieved 2014-04-15. 
  6. ^ "Katy Tur, Keith Olbermann's Girlfriend, Joins The Weather Channel". Huffingtonpost.com. Retrieved 2014-04-15. 

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