Katy Tur

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Katy Tur
Born Katherine Bear Tur
(1983-10-26) October 26, 1983 (age 32)
Los Angeles County, California
Occupation Journalist
Years active 2005–present
Employer NBC News
Partner(s) Keith Olbermann (2006–2009)
Parent(s) Zoey Tur
Marika Gerrard

Katherine Bear "Katy" Tur (born October 26, 1983)[1] is an American broadcast journalist working for NBC News.

Tur was an NBC News correspondent based in New York City. She reports for all platforms of NBC News, including Early Today, Today, NBC Nightly News, Meet The Press, WNBC-TV, MSNBC, and The Weather Channel.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

Tur is the daughter of journalists Hanna Zoey Tur (formerly Robert Tur) and Marika Gerrard. She has one brother, James.

She graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2005.[3][4]


Tur has reported for WPIX-TV, News 12 Brooklyn, KTLA, and HD News / Cablevision.[5] Tur worked as a storm chaser for The Weather Channel for the network's VORTEX2 team.[6]

NBC News[edit]

Tur joined NBC News in 2009 at NBC's flagship station WNBC-TV. While at NBC News, she covered the death of Cory Monteith, a motorcycle attack on an SUV, and the MH-370 search.

Personal life[edit]

Tur was the live-in girlfriend of political and sports commentator Keith Olbermann from 2006 to 2009.[7][8][9]


  1. ^ Date of birth found on the California Birth Index 1905-1995 under TUR, KATHERINE BEAR on October 26, 1983, in Los Angeles County.
  2. ^ "Katy Tur bio". WNBC-TV New York. Retrieved 2014-04-15. 
  3. ^ "MSNBC's Keith Olbermann Finds His Niche as a Bush-Bashing Hero for Lefties". Nymag.com. 2007-04-16. Retrieved 2015-08-18. 
  4. ^ "'Trust' - Fun Stars Enjoy Love Fest". New York: NY Daily News. 2006-08-09. Retrieved 2015-08-18. 
  5. ^ "Katy Tur". LinkedIn. Retrieved 2014-04-15. 
  6. ^ "Olbermann’s Girlfriend Katy Tur Joins The Weather Channel". Mediabistro.com. 2009-05-11. Retrieved 2014-04-15. 
  7. ^ "Katy Tur, Keith Olbermann’s Girlfriend, Joins The Weather Channel". Inquisitr.com. Retrieved 2014-04-15. 
  8. ^ "Katy Tur, Keith Olbermann's Girlfriend, Joins The Weather Channel". Huffingtonpost.com. 2009-05-11. Retrieved 2014-04-15. 
  9. ^ Peyser, Andrea (2011-01-31). "Why Olbermann’s gone baby gone". Nypost.com. Retrieved 2015-08-18. 

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