Katy Tur anchors "Katy Tur Reports" weekdays at 3 p.m. eastern on MSNBC.
Tur is a New York Times bestselling author twice over for “Rough Draft” released in June 2022 and “Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History” released in September 2017.
In 2022, Tur received an Edward R. Murrow Award for Breaking News Coverage of the January 6th insurrection. In 2017, she received the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism for her reporting on Donald Trump’s first campaign for President. She’s also received a Gracie for reporting on the Sandy Hook massacre and an Emmy for coverage of Hurricane Irene.
Tur has reported from nearly every state in the country and across the globe. Before domestic politics, Tur was a foreign correspondent for NBC News based in London where she covered international affairs, terrorism, natural disasters, human interest, and tragedy. She’s reported from Australia, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Nepal, Israel, and most of Europe.
Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Vanity Fair, New York Magazine’s The Cut, and Marie Claire.
Before NBC News, Tur worked in local television at WNBC, WPIX, and News 12 Brooklyn. She also chased tornados for The Weather Channel.
Tur was born in Los Angeles and grew up in a helicopter in the skies above it. She is a graduate of Brentwood School and the University of California at Santa Barbara where she earned a Bachelor’s in Philosophy.