Kate Sullivan Biography

For other people named Kate Sullivan, see Kate Sullivan (disambiguation).

Kate Sullivan (born June 19, 1976) is an American television show host, producer, and television news anchor. Sullivan was a co-anchor of the evening news for WBBM-TV in Chicago with Rob Johnson from September 2010 to September 2015. Sullivan won several awards, including an Emmy Award and the *ociated Press First Place Award for Breaking News. She also anc*d the morning and noon news at WCBS-TV in New York (2006–2010).

Early life and education

Sullivan is originally from Lakeville, M*achusetts, and graduated * laude from the University of Notre Dame.


Sullivan began her journalistic career in the Midwest at the CBS affiliate WSBT-TV in South Bend, Indiana, where she started as an intern and was promoted to a general *ignment reporter. In 2000, she joined KATV, the Allbritton Communications Company owned ABC-affiliated television station in Little Rock, Arkansas, as a general *ignment reporter.

In 2002, she was promoted to anchor Live at Five at KATV and, in 2003, she also added Channel 7 News at 6 p.m. and Channel 7 News nightside to her anchoring duties. While at KATV, Kate reported on 9/11 from Ground Zero in New York and presented stories about Arkansans who had lost loved ones during the tragedy. She covered the presidential run of General Wesley Clark and the opening of the Clinton Presidential Library which won the station a regional Emmy award. She also reported a series of stories from Honduras on the charitable work of the Arkansas-based non-profit Heifer International.

Sullivan joined the CBS team in 2006 and anc*d CBS 2 News This Morning at WCBS-TV in New York. In addition to anchoring CBS 2 News This Morning with Maurice DuBois and CBS 2 News at Noon, she co-hosted and filled in as the newsreader at CBS' The Saturday Early Show with Chris Wragge, Lonnie Quinn, and Erica Hill.

In September 2010, Sullivan joined WBBM-TV in Chicago, where she worked until she left the station in September 2015.

In 2018, Sullivan became the executive producer and host of "To Dine For with Kate Sullivan" on American Public Television, PBS and Create.


Sullivan has been named one of the Top 30 Irish Americans in Media by IrishCentral.com and has served as media spokesperson for the American Heart *ociation.

Personal life

Sullivan is married to Michael Tillman. In December 2014, the couple welcomed their first child, a son.


    External links

    • Kate Sullivan at IMDb
    • To Dine For with Kate Sullivan Web Site
    • To Dine For with Kate Sullivan at Create
    • To Dine For with Kate Sullivan at PBS
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