Katherine Creag was a Filipino-American television journalist who had worked in several news cable channels as well as top news networks. She had her first job in NY1 in New York City where she covered reports on TWA Flight 800 and the trials stemming from the Crown Heights riot. She had also worked in other news channels like WSOC-TV, WNYW, and News 4 New York, many more.
Furthermore, she has also won several awards for her reporting and news anchoring including Emmy Award. The veteran journalist passed away on 10 February 2021 at the age of 47 in Manhattan, New York, U.S. Let us scroll over below to know more information on the reporter while reading her relationship and net worth.
Caption: The journalist, Katherine Creag.
Katherine Creag: Bio, Family, Career
The journalist was born on 26 December 1973 in Manila, Philippines. She was the daughter of her father Valentino Creag and her mother, Cecilia Creag. When she was young, her family eventually moved to Warsaw, Indiana, the US. Regarding her education, she went to high school in Chicago and later attended New York University. She had garnered her undergraduate degree in journalism in 1996.
She began her career at the NY1 channel in New York City where she covered the news on the 7th on Sixth fashion shows and TWA Flight 800. From 1998 until 2000, she went on to work for CBS 5 affiliated WTVH in Syracuse, New York. Before joining Fox 5 affiliated WNYW in March 2005, she also worked in WSOC-TV and KDFW.
In 2011, she also worked at WNBC, New York City as a news reporter. She became a news reporter at Today in New York and also became a Weekend Today in New York and News 4 New York. Throughout her career, she has received several awards including an Emmy Award, Edward R. Murrow Award, and an Associated Press award.
Katherine Creag: Personal Life, Husband, & Death
She was married at the time oCreag married Bill Gafner on 2 September 2006, at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola in Manhattan. Her husband also works as a news reporter for WNBC in New York City. Further, he previously had worked in worked at ION trading (May 2005-August 2020) and Aurora Software (1999-2005). The duo stayed together until her death in February 2021. Together, they have three children: two daughters named Gemma and Josephine and a son named Jackson.
Caption: Katherine and her husband with kids.
Katherine Creag: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Talking about her salary or income, she had been making a good amount of money serving as a journalist over the decades. Though she has not revealed information on her exact income, she surely maintained a profitable amount for her living. Therefore, she might have an estimated around $500 thousand at the time of her demise.
We can see her verified Twitter account @katcreag4ny with more than 5.7k followers. Other than this, no other active accounts of her on different social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram.
Katherine Creag: Body Measurements
She had an average body-looking body structure with decent body measurements of chest, waist, and hips. No exact information on her body height or weight but her slim body might have stood around a height of 5 feet 3 inches or 1.60 meters. She had black eyes color with black hair color.