Katherine Cook Biography
Katherine Cook is an an Emmy-winning news reporter for KGW in Portland, Oregon. She joined KGW in the summer of 2007.
Katherine Cook Education
Cook grew up in Portland and graduated from Reynolds High School. She then attended Mt. Hood Community College and Western Oregon University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communication. She also ran track for the Wolves.
Katherine Cook Career
As a native Oregonian, Katherine is passionate about her community and telling the stories of those who live in it.
Cook began 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.
Katherine spent two years reporting at KKTV (CBS) in Colorado Springs, CO. Between blizzards and tornados, Katherine 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 numerous 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 Katherine as she emcees several local fundraisers, volunteers with her church. In 2013, she won a charitable dance competition with her performance of the Tango.
In her spare time, Cook enjoys running, painting, gardening and playing the violin. Katherine is an avid sports fan who cheers for the Portland Trail Blazers and Denver Broncos. She’s also a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.
Katherine Cook Age
Katherine likes to keep her personal life private hence it is not known which month or date she was born or when she celebrates her birthday.
Katherine Cook Husband
Cook is a married woman although she has not provided any information about her husband. The couple is blessed with a child.
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
Being a news reporter for KGW, there is doubt Katherine earns a good salary. However, the exact amount of salary she receives and her estimated net worth are not yet disclosed. Details regarding his house and his other possessions like car, and other accessories are also not available. However updates will be made soon.