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Kate Sullivan

sullivan   Kate SullivanKate 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.


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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.

Patti Cagney Sheehan started Second Act, what she calls calls a “cancer-recovery boutique.” (CBS)

Your Chicago: Second Act Boutique For Cancer Survivors

CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan introduces us to a woman who opened a boutique for cancer survivors, in the latest installment of “Your Chicago.”

04/20/2012

Members of the Factory Theater rehearse their latest production. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Factory Theater

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.

03/30/2012

Sale signs like this are a common sight for shoppers, but they don't always save you money, if you end up buying a lot of things you don't need. (Credit: CBS)

False Frugality: When Buying Stuff On Sale Doesn’t Save You Money

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?

CBS 2–03/26/2012

The Loop headquarters of GrubHub. (Credit: CBS)

Grubhub Still Growing After 8 Years In Business

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.

CBS 2–03/07/2012

Award-winning artist Patrick Thompson works one of his latest creations. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Local Artist’s Easel

For 38 years, police work was Patrick Thompson’s career. But painting was his passion. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.

03/02/2012

A new temporary exhibit at the Field Museum showcases some of the institution's mummies. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Field Museum’s Dinosaurs And Mummies

CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan re-introduces us to the famous Chicago institution, which has a new exhibit.

02/17/2012

Health practitioners like chiropractor's and physiotherapists have noted that Hong Kong's yoga craze has brought a steady stream of business from injured enthusiasts. AFP PHOTO/ED JONES (Photo credit should read ED Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

Debate Over Yoga Injuries Is Anything But Relaxing

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.

02/13/2012

Thomas Zoells opened PianoForte after quitting his job as a banker. (CBS)

Your Chicago: PianoForte

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.

02/03/2012

Looks like ribs, right? It's all vegetable, though, from Karyn's Cooked. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Karyn’s Cooked, All-Vegetable Comfort Food

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.

01/20/2012

Moussa Al Sheikh, the owner of the Jerusalem Cafe. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Jerusalem Café

Moussa Al Sheikh and his brother, Mohammed, run one of Oak Park’s best known restaurants for Middle Eastern food, the Jerusalem Café. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.

12/09/2011

Brian Decado has received treatment for "male menopause." (CBS)

Beware The Signs Of ‘Male Menopause’

As men age, their levels of the hormone testosterone go down and sometime that can cause a host of symptoms. It’s a kind of male menopause, but as CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports, treatment makes a difference.

11/13/2011

Relana Johnson, Tiffany De La Rosa and Renee Lottes (left to right) are all mothers who work or go to school full time and say they can be overwhelmed by the stress. (Credit: CBS)

More Women Feeling Overwhelmed By Stress

Is stress affecting you in a negative way? More and more, women are becoming overwhelmed by the everyday stresses of life.

CBS 2–11/01/2011

Laura Olsen, right, is among the faculty members at the Chicago School for Piano Technology. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Chicago School For Piano Technology

For a piano to sound grand, it needs loving care. That’s where Laura Olsen and her colleagues come in. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.

10/28/2011

Historic Route 66 begins at Michigan and Adams in Chicago. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Route 66’s Starting Point

One local tour guide tells CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan about Chicago’s connection to the Mother Road that linked the east and west coasts.

09/30/2011

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