Katie McCall

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Katie McCall
Born Katherine A. McCall
(1975-09-03) September 3, 1975 (age 41)
Occupation Television Newscaster
Years active 1997–present
Notable credit(s) KRIV Newscaster 2014 to present

Katherine A. "Katie" McCall (born September 3, 1975), known professionally as Katie McCall, is an American television journalist.

Early life and education[edit]

McCall grew up in Glenview, Illinois and graduated from Glenbrook South High School. She earned a bachelor of arts degree cum laude from Vanderbilt University in English and Spanish in 1997 and is fluent in Spanish.[1]

Professional career[edit]

McCall began her career as an associate producer and field producer for WSMV-TV in Nashville, Tennessee, where she worked from 1997 until 1998. From 1998 until 2000, she worked for KGUN-TV in Tucson, Arizona as a general assignment reporter, medical reporter and morning anchor. From 2000 until 2006, McCall worked as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor at KHWB-TV in Houston.[1]

McCall joined WBBM-TV in Chicago in July 2006 as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor. McCall was one of a group of employees laid off from WBBM on March 31, 2008.

In March 2009, McCall became a morning weekend anchor and reporter for KTRK-TV, an ABC owned & operated station in Houston.[2][3][4][5][6][7]

McCall has been honored with two Associated Press Awards and was named "Best Local T.V. Reporter" by The Houston Press in 2004.

McCall's contract with KTRK-TV expired in March 2014.[8]

In April 2014, McCall joined KRIV as a reporter.[9]