Kate Merrill Biography
Kate Merrill is an American Emmy Award-winning journalist. She is a news anchor for WBZ-TV News on weekday mornings. She joined the station in March 2004 after reporting for WNBC-TV in New York.
Kate Merrill Age
Merrill is 50 years old as of 2023. She was born on December 11, 1973, in Carlisle, Massachusetts, United States. She also celebrates her birthday on December 12th every year. Moreover, her birth sign is Sagittarius.
Kate Merrill Height
Kate measures an average standing height of 5 feet 4 inches tall which is equivalent to 1.65 meters tall. She also weighs 60 kilograms which is equivalent to 130 lbs. Moreover, she has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes.
Facts About Kate Merrill
- Full Name: Kate Merrill
- Popular As: Merrill
- Occupation: Journalist
- Age: 50 years old as of 2023
- Birthday: December 11
- Height: 5 feet 4 inches
- Weight: 60 kilograms
- Parents: Not Known
- Siblings: Not Known
- Husband: Not Known
- Children: Not Available
- Net Worth:$100k– $500k million
Kate Merrill Parents and Siblings
Kate was born and raised in the United States. She had two dads while growing up namely Bob and Dick, both of whom are now deceased. Her mother named Lynne Palmer Abromeit lives in Pennsylvania and her little sister, Susie Abromeit, lives in California.
Kate Merrill Husband and Children
Merrill is happily married to her husband Mike Dunham. The couple got married on May 27, 2000. Her husband is a goalie coach with the Boston Bruins organization and played 11 seasons in the NHL, as a goalie with the New York Rangers, Nashville Predators, and New York Islanders. He won a National Championship at the University of Maine. She is blessed with two daughters: Addison aged 19, and Kayden aged 15.
Kate Merrill Education
Merrill is a graduate of Lafayette College and holds a bachelor of arts degree in government and law. In addition to her anchoring and reporting duties, she is a member of the National Charity League. As part of NCL, a mother-daughter organization focused on promoting philanthropy, leadership, and culture, Kate and her two teenage daughters volunteer with many local organizations, including The American Red Cross Boston Food Pantry, Open Table, and Minuteman Arc.
Kate Merrill Career
She is an Emmy Award-winning journalist for WBZ-TV News weekday mornings. Merrill joined the station in March 2004 after reporting for WNBC-TV in New York. She began her career as a college intern at WCVB-TV in Boston. Upon graduating she moved to upstate New York to report for WICZ-TV and WIVT-TV.
In 1998 Merrill started working as an anchor and reporter for WKRN-TV in Nashville, Tennessee. During her time in Nashville, she received an Emmy Award for her role in covering the tornado that hit Tennessee in 1999. That same year Merrill also received two awards for her investigative reporting.
After spending five years at WKRN, she returned to the Northeast to work for WNBC-TV in New York. Merrill has won several Emmys for her reporting at WBZ. She has covered every big story in Boston, from the 2013 Marathon bombings, and the 2004 Democratic National Convention, to the 2004 Red Sox World Series win and several Patriots Super Bowls, live from the field.
CBS4 -WBZ-TV was a pioneer in Boston television. The station started live broadcasts of Boston’s two Major League Baseball teams, the Red Sox and the Braves, broadcasts that at first were split with WNAC-TV in 1948. Additionally, it was the first Boston station to have daily newscasts, starting with the station’s first night on the air. On October 12, 1957, the station broadcast a half-hour special program on Sputnik 1, featuring a motion picture of the final stage of its rocket crossing the pre-dawn sky of Baltimore, shot by sister station WJZ-TV.
CBS4 -WBZ-TV presently broadcasts 34 hours, 35 minutes of locally produced newscasts each week, with 5 hours, 5 minutes each weekday; 4 hours, 5 minutes on Saturdays; and 5 hours, 5 minutes on Sundays. The station operates a Bell LongRanger 206LIV helicopter for newsgathering called “Sky Eye”. On top of that, its main studios, the station operates two other news bureaus. The “Worcester Bureau” is located in the Worcester Plaza office tower at 440–446 Main Street in that city. The “New Hampshire Bureau” is located on Elm Street in Manchester.
Kate Merrill Net Worth
Kate has an estimated net worth of $100,000-$500, 000. She has earned her net worth from her career as a news anchor.