Katherine Cook Biography
Katherine Cook is an American Emmy-winning journalist working for KGW in Portland, Oregon. She joined the station in the summer of 2007 and is passionate about telling stories in and about her community.
Katherine Cook Education
A native Oregonian, Cook grew up in Portland and graduated from Reynolds High School. After High School, she attended Mt. Hood Community College and Western Oregon University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communication. She as well ran track for the Wolves.
Katherine Cook Career
Cook started her television news career as the Klamath Falls Bureau Chief for KDRV (ABC) in Medford. There, Cook focused on environmental and agricultural issues affecting the Klamath Basin. She then moved to Medford where she was a reporter and weekend anchor.
Cook spent two years reporting at KKTV (CBS) in Colorado Springs, CO. Between blizzards and tornados, Cook covered her share of daring rescue attempts common in the Mountain West and reported weekly on issues relevant to the region’s extensive military community.
She has earned many awards for her work. In 2014, Cook won a Northwest Regional Emmy and a Western Regional Associated Press “Mark Twain” award for feature reporting. In 2011, she was nominated for a Northwest Regional Emmy for sports reporting. Cook has also earned multiple first-place awards from the Oregon Associated Press and the Oregon Association of Broadcasters.
Giving back to her community is important to her as she emcees several local fundraisers, volunteers with her church. In 2013, Cook won a charitable dance competition with her performance of the Tango.
During her free time, Cook enjoys gardening, running, painting, and playing the violin. She is an avid sports fan who cheers for the Denver Broncos and Portland Trail Blazers. She is as well a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.
Katherine Cook KGW
Cook works at KGW where she works alongside other famous KGW anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Vanessa Paz
- Rod Hill
- Tim Gordon
- Matt Zaffino
- Ashley korslien
- Devon Haskins
- Greg Retsinas
- Art Edwards
- Bruce Williams
- Claudia Amezcua
- Drew Carney
- Grant McOmie
- Kyle Iboshi
- Keely Chalmers
- Pat Dooris
- Mike Benner
Katherine Cook Age
Cook likes to keep her personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month she was born. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday.
Katherine Cook Height
Cook’s height is not yet disclosed.
Katherine Cook Family
Cook has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Cook has any siblings.
Katherine Cook Husband
Cook is a married woman and the couple is blessed with a daughter named Violet Maria who was born on January 2019.
Surprise! My husband and I welcomed little Violet Maria on 1.25.19 at 2:23 a.m. We love all 6 lbs 6 oz, 19.5 inches of her! Special thanks to the incomparable staff at Legacy Good Sam. See you back on the news in a few months.? pic.twitter.com/VFyl5TW5Hn
— Katherine Cook (@KCookKGW) January 28, 2019
Katherine Cook Salary
Cook earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Katherine Cook Net Worth
Cook has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a reporter.