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.
Just south of McCormick Place is a district where African Americans flourished after the Civil War. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan looks at one of Chicago’s trendiest, hippest neighborhoods.
From authentic taquerias like Nuevo Leon to the vivid and expressive murals that line the streets, the people of Pilsen proudly show you who they are.
CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan introduces us to Andersonville, a unique neighborhood on Chicago’s North Side that retains its Swedish heritage.
This 1890s-era gift from Japan is tucked away behind the Museum of Science and Industry. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan pays a visit.
People can learn an amazing skill and feel their stress and tensions fade away, not far from the hustle and bustle of Lake Shore Drive. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
Chicagoland Toys and Hobbies is a dying breed: a place packed with the kind of toys and trains from a bygone era — and people trying carefully to recreate it. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
It is a difficult diagnosis for anyone to hear, but when a child is diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes, it is truly life-altering for the whole family.
CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports on the craze for the protein-rich variety of yogurt.
Belly dancing is not only a form of expression; it has also become a hot fitness trend. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
Nearly four decades ago, Sara McIntosh needed a new pair of shoes, so she thought she’d try to make her own pair. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan introduces us to the longtime cobbler.
CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan introduces us to a woman who opened a boutique for cancer survivors, in the latest installment of “Your Chicago.”
Next time you are looking for something to do on a Saturday night, how about independent theater? CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan introduces us to members of The Factory Theater.
Since the start of the recession, many of us have become avid sale shoppers and coupon clippers, but is all this bargain hunting really saving us money? Or is it just giving us a false sense of frugality?
One Chicago company has done really well in this down economy, partly because they help other businesses to do the same. Thursday is the 8th anniversary of Chicago startup Grubhub, a website for the very hungry; and yes, they are hiring.
For 38 years, police work was Patrick Thompson’s career. But painting was his passion. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan re-introduces us to the famous Chicago institution, which has a new exhibit.
A recent article in the New York Times and a newly released book, “The Science of Yoga,” have sparked intense debate about the dangers of yoga and have shaken the normally Zen yoga community to its core.
Thomas Zoells’ passion for piano is obvious. From the carefully collected keepsakes of famous composers to the impressive three-story showroom of the world’s best pianos, this is a man in the midst of his passion.
The menu reads like an all-American menu, complete with “short ribs” and “Buffalo wings,” but the contents vary from tofu to eggplant. The goal is to make it delicious, CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.