Cathy Marshall (news anchor)

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Cathy Marshall
Born Catherine Marshall
Eugene, Oregon, U.S.
Occupation Television journalist
Notable credit(s) CNN
NBC 7 Boston (WHDH)
KATU Portland
KMTR Eugene
WTNH New Haven
KIRO Seattle
KGW Portland
Spouse(s) John Marler
Children 4 children[1]

Cathy Marshall is an American broadcast journalist who has worked as a reporter and anchorperson. She has worked as an anchor for CNN[1] and has also worked with news stations in Boston; New Haven, Connecticut;[2] Seattle; and Portland, Oregon; and as a sideline reporter for Fox Sports Northwest.[1] At the beginning of 2010, Marshall joined the news team of MDiTV, a medical news network also based in Portland, as an anchor.[citation needed] Since December 2011, she has been working as a reporter and anchor at KGW-TV in Portland.[2]

Marshall and husband John Marler co-anchored newscasts in some cities, including at Boston's WHDH and Portland's KATU.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Marshall graduated with honors from Oregon State University in 1982 with a bachelor's degree in speech communications.[1]

She is married to John Marler, also a news anchor, and the couple have four children.[1]


September 1983 – June 1986, Anchor/Reporter, KIRO, CBS-affiliated television station located in Seattle, Washington

July 1986 – November 1989, Anchor/Reporter, WTNH, located in New Haven, Connecticut

November 1989 – December 1994, Anchor, CNN and CNN Headline News

January 1995 – August 1998,[3] Anchor/Reporter, WHDH, NBC-affiliated television station located in Boston, Massachusetts

October 1998 - August 2003, Anchor/Reporter, KATU, ABC-affiliated television station located in Portland, Oregon.[4][5] Host of AM Northwest

August 2005 until at least 2008, Sideline reporter, Fox Sports Northwest[1] (now Root Sports Northwest)

August 2005 until at least 2008, Beaver Sports Network[1]

November 2003 until at least 2008, Writer/Producer of fundraising videos, Marler Communications[1]

December 2011 – present, Reporter for KGW, NBC-affiliated television station located in Portland, Oregon[2]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Long-time TV journalist, OSU grad to lead alumni efforts in Portland and Seattle". Oregon State University. July 18, 2008. Retrieved May 5, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Cathy Marshall [biography]". KGW. January 11, 2016. Retrieved July 17, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b Brenneman, Kristina (August 1, 1999). "Ads with more pizzazz might help Marler/Marshall". Portland Business Journal. Retrieved May 5, 2012. 
  4. ^ Langlois, Ed (March 19, 1999). "TV news anchor couple puts career in perspective". Catholic Sentinel. Retrieved May 5, 2012. 
  5. ^ Schulberg, Pete (January 16, 2004). "Here's the latest on the 'Ex-Files'". Portland Tribune. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved November 28, 2016.