Kathy Vara is a skilled American journalist who is currently working at KNBC as an anchor. She co-anchors the weekend evening newscasts at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 11 p.m. She also co-anchors the weekday NBC4 News at 11 a.m. and is a general assignment reporter during the week.
Kathy Vara Age
How old is Vara? She is 59 years as of 2022. She was born in 1963 in San Antonio, Texas, United States. However, she has not revealed information regarding the date and month in which she was born.
Kathy Vara Education
Vara started her broadcasting career at North Texas State University in Denton, where she was a producer and host of “North Texas Scene,” a thirty-minute magazine program featuring college and local life.
Vara stands on an average height of 5 Feet 4 inches and weighs around 60kgs.
She was born in 1963 in San Antonio, Texas, United States. However, she has not revealed information regarding her family members.
Kathy Vara Husband
Vara is happily married and lives in the Los Angeles area with a menagerie of pets, including two dogs, horses, and a very outspoken Cockatiel named Prince Harry.
Kathy Vara Children
She has not revealed whether she has children as she likes to keep her personal life private.
Kathy Vara NBC4
Vara started her broadcasting career at North Texas State University in Denton, where she was a producer and host of “North Texas Scene,” a thirty-minute magazine program featuring college and local life. She also interned at the Dallas NBC affiliate, where her interviews aired on the station’s newscasts.
A Los Angeles television veteran, moved from the East Coast to Southern California in 1994 to become the co-anchor of “Today in LA,” the station’s early-morning newscast. Since then, she has become widely respected for her versatility and journalistic integrity.
While at NBC4, Vara has been live during a number of significant breaking news stories, including the O.J. Simpson criminal trial, the North Hollywood bank robbery shoot-out, the Columbine High School massacre, the Oklahoma City bombing, and the Conrad Murray trial, and the Chilean Miner Rescue.
Vara has received three Golden Mike Awards for Best Daytime Newscast and was also part of the team that won two local-area Emmy Awards for Best Regularly Scheduled Daily Morning Newscast.
Kathy Vara Career
Furthermore, she is also known for her dedication to organizations that promote Lupus awareness and education. She is passionate about equestrian sports and has helped local non-profit organizations utilize horses and riding skills to teach inner-city youth life skills. One of these organizations, the Compton Junior Posse, honored Vara in 2011 for her work with the after-school program that helps Compton youngsters stay off the streets and out of gangs.
The National Hispanic Media Coalition’s Local Impact awarded vara for her Excellence in Broadcast Journalism. The award honored her for her many contributions to local television and to the community. She is a proud recipient of the prestigious Hispanic Heritage Award from President Clinton and the Women of Courage Award from the City of Los Angeles.
Vara is happily married and lives in the Los Angeles area with a menagerie of pets, including two dogs, horses, and a very outspoken Cockatiel named Prince Harry. A competitive equestrian, Vara has won regional titles in Dressage. She originates from San Antonio, Texas.
Kathy Vara Salary|Net Worth
Vara has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which she earns from her broadcasting career.
Kathy Vara Social Media Platforms
She is very active on all social media accounts and she is often seen posting on her| platforms. Vara has over 5.2k followers on Twitter, 3.1k followers on Facebook, and 2.9 k followers on Instagram.