Kate Sullivan is co-anchor of CBS 2 Chicago News at 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. with Rob Johnson. Kate, who has won several awards – including an Emmy Award and the Associated Press First Place Award for Breaking News – joined CBS 2 Chicago in September 2010 after anchoring at WCBS-TV in New York [2006-10].
Kate began her journalism 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 assignment reporter. In 2000, she joined KATV in Little Rock, Ark., as a general assignment reporter.
In 2002, Kate 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 Gen. 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.
Kate joined the CBS team in 2006 and anchored 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.
Kate 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 Association. She is originally from Lakeville, Mass., and graduated cum laude from the University Of Notre Dame.
The end of the Letterman era on TV is especially poignant for one group of Chicago area people.
When owner Doug Sohn closed the Chicago favorite Hot Doug’s in Roscoe Village, two line cooks decided to strike while the griddle’s hot and open their own place. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
The program exposes Chicago Public Schools students to creative writing and professionally trained actors. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
Now, the organization is teaching people how to cook the food they grow. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
The oldest musical group in the city formed a year after the Great Chicago Fire. The organization is still around. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
Researchers say nearly 10 percent of all food is fraudulent. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
Three hundred thousand people a year take a Chicago Water Taxi on the Chicago River. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
According to the National Institutes of Health, nearly 15 million Americans suffer from major depressive disorder and 40 million from an anxiety disorder.
CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan takes us on a tour of some of Chicago’s nicest outdoor dining areas.
Jeff Zimmermann creates public works of art that can be enjoyed by everyone, and you don’t have to look far to find his work. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
Sweet peppers, okra and kohlrabi sound like they belong on the menu of one of Chicago’s top restaurants, but actually as we discovered in this Original Report, it’s what you’ll find being grown, harvested and served in a handful of Chicago Public Schools.
A walk along Devon Avenue is a feast for the senses: the food, the fashion, the shopping and the scenery. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
Take one step inside 1871 and you can sense the energy here is different: a place to inspire creativity and support innovation. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
A Chicago company is blazing a trail with software and 3-D printers to physically create your invention. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
New numbers released Wednesday show that women have a one-in-six chance of developing Alzheimer’s, and that’s not all researchers here in Chicago discovered about the brain disease.
Anna Stork and Andrea Sreshta saw the images from the Haiti earthquake – with its people plunged into total darkness — and developed a rechargeable product that could provide light through solar technology.
CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan visits a healthcare provider that has been helping the uninsured for decades.
An Englewood club is teaching boys to box and teenagers to turn their lives around. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
Volunteers at the Logan Square organization can learn to deconstruct and then reconstruct donated computers. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports on the fascinating work of a mysterious street photographer.