Kathryn Humphreys

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Kathryn Humphreys
Born (1970-09-19) 19 September 1970 (age 44)
Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
Show CityNews at Six
CityNews Tonight
Station(s) CITY-DT
Country  Canada
Spouse(s) Johnny Fay

Kathryn Humphreys (born 19 September 1970 in Oshawa, Ontario)[1] is a Canadian sports anchor for CityNews at Five, CityNews at Six and CityNews Tonight. She was previously with CityNews Weekend which she joined in March 1997.

She previously worked as an intern at 680 News in the sports department in Toronto and WBZ-TV in Boston. She returned to the Muskoka area to work at The Moose 100.9 FM in Bracebridge reporting news, sports and weather.

As the daughter of the Oshawa Generals owner, she has plenty of exposure to sports. She has played basketball, volleyball and football while sitting on Victoria College's Athletic Executive Board during university. She was also the one-time girlfriend of former NHL goalie, Craig Billington. She is married to Johnny Fay of The Tragically Hip.[2]

She earned an English degree, honours degree, and a minor in history from the University of Toronto.

The broadcaster confirmed her departure from Citytv in November 2007 after failing to resolve a new contract with station management.[2] However, the contract dispute was resolved, and on 10 December 2007 she re-assumed her position as a CityNews sportscaster. She will also be appearing on Rogers Sportsnet and The Fan 590.[3]

On 25 August 2009, Humphreys was nominated for a Gemini Award in the category of "Best Host or Interviewer in a Sports Program or Broadcast".[4]

Humphreys announced on May 27, 2015 that she was leaving CityNews after eighteen years with the station.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kathryn Humphreys profile". Exposure Magazine/Full Spectrum Network. Retrieved 2007-11-08. 
  2. ^ a b Harris, Bill (8 November 2007). "City TV sportcaster leaving". Jam!/Sun Media. Archived from the original on 2007-11-10. Retrieved 2007-11-08. 
  3. ^ Zelkovich, Chris (14 December 2007). "`Home-girl' Humphreys back with a bang". Toronto Star. Retrieved 2008-02-06. 
  4. ^ Millar, Sarah (25 August 2009). "Gemini Awards recognize excellence in sports broadcasting". National Post. Retrieved 2010-01-22. 
  5. ^ http://www.citynews.ca/2015/05/27/kathryn-humphreys-leaving-citynews-after-18-years/

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