Kathy Brock

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Kathy Brock
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Brock at the news desk
Born (1959-07-24) July 24, 1959 (age 57)
Pasco, Washington, United States
Education Graduated Pasco High School
Graduated Washington State University
Occupation News Anchor at ABC 7 Chicago
Spouse(s) Douglas P. Regan

Kathy Brock (born July 24, 1959) is a news anchor at WLS-TV, Chicago's ABC affiliate. She is a co-anchor of the station's 6 pm and 10 pm news broadcasts alongside Alan Krashesky.

Personal Life and Education[edit]

Brock grew up working on the family farm in Pasco, Washington. She graduated from Pasco High School in 1977. Brock later received her Bachelor's degree in Journalism from Washington State University where she was president of her sorority, Kappa Kappa Gamma and served as Rush Chairman for the Intra Fraternity Council. Brock currently lives in Chicago with her husband, former JP Morgan banker Douglas P. Regan. She has two sons, Colton and Matthew Staab, and two step-daughters, Maggie and Katie Regan.


Before joining ABC 7 Chicago, Brock spent six years as an anchor/reporter at KUTV-TV in Salt Lake City, Utah. She also worked at KBCI-TV in Boise, Idaho; KEPR-TV, in Pasco, Washington; and KWSU-TV in Pullman, Washington.

Brock joined WLS-TV in 1990 as a co-anchor of the morning newscast with Alan Krashesky. From 1993 - 1998, she co-anchored the 6 pm newscast with Floyd Kalber. Since 1998, she has co-anchored it with Alan Krashesky.[1] In 2003, after Diann Burns left ABC 7, Brock was promoted to the 10 pm newscast alongside Ron Magers. This is currently the No. 1 rated and most watched newscast in Chicago.[2][3] After 13 years together, Magers retired in May 2016 and Brock teamed up at 10 with Alan Krashesky. After 26 years --- that original morning team has holding down the night shift.


  1. ^ "Meet the Team - Alan Krashesky". Retrieved December 21, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Meet the Team - Ron Magers". Retrieved December 21, 2010. 
  3. ^ Mike Thomas. "Ready for her closeup - Since taking over the 10 o'clock slot on Channel 7 from Diann Burns, Brock has kept the broadcast in a familiar place--first." Chicago Sun-Times. July 10, 2003. 36.

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