Katie McCall

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Katie McCall
Born
Katherine A. McCall

(1975-09-03) September 3, 1975 (age 44)
OccupationTelevision Newscaster
Years active1997–present
Notable credit(s)
KRIV Newscaster 2014 to 2016

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 is the Co-Anchor of 10 News Nightside, the weeknight 11pm newscast, at the Tegna-owned CBS Affiliate in Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida. She earned a bachelor of arts degree cum laude from Vanderbilt University in English and Spanish in 1997 and is fluent in Spanish.[1] Template:Cite web url=http://www.wtsp.com/about-us/team-bios/katie-mccall/432186225

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 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]

In April 2016, McCall joined WFTS-TV in Tampa as a temporary anchor, hired to fill-in for an anchor on medical leave Template:Cite web url=http://mikemcguff.blogspot.com/2016/05/katie-mccall-anchor-abc-action-news-tampa-wfts.html

In March 2017, McCall was hired to co-anchor the weeknight 11pm newscast "10 News Nightside," at WTSP, in Tampa/St. Petersburg, FL. Template:Cite web url=http://www.wtsp.com/about-us/team-bios/katie-mccall/432186225 Template:Cite web url=https://www.facebook.com/mcguff713/photos/a.174155595962227.39800.104566599587794/1449732851737822/?type=3&theater

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Katie McCall, Reporter, KTRK | ZoomInfo.com". Archived from the original on 2008-06-08. Retrieved 2016-07-26. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  2. ^ "Houston layoffs reported at Univision - Houston Chronicle". chron.com. Retrieved 2016-07-26.
  3. ^ http://cbs2chicago.com/katiemccall[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ http://www.kiah.com/katiemccall[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Heads Roll at CBS 2: Chicagoist". chicagoist.com. Archived from the original on 2012-04-03. Retrieved 2016-07-26. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  6. ^ http://archives.chicagotribune.com/2008/apr/01/business/chi-tue_childers-burns-out-apr01
  7. ^ http://zoominfo.com/katiemccall[permanent dead link]
  8. ^ "mikemcguff.com: Katie McCall exits KTRK abc13". mikemcguff.blogspot.com. Retrieved 2016-07-26.
  9. ^ "mikemcguff.com: Katie McCall joins FOX 26 after KTRK 13". mikemcguff.blogspot.com. Retrieved 2016-07-26.