Kathy Park Anchor / Reporter
Kathy Park is a reporter and weekend morning anchor for ABC 7 and NewsChannel 8.
Before arriving to the District, Kathy worked for the NBC affiliate in Bristol, Virginia. From tornadoes to Nascar events at Bristol Motor Speedway, she covered it all as a Southwest Virginia beat reporter.
Kathy is no stranger to the area. She grew up in Silver Spring and graduated Cum Laude from the University of Maryland. Now that she’s back in the nation’s capital, she has had the chance to cover several major news stories, including the historic Inauguration of Barack Obama, and the blizzard of 2010, which earned her an Emmy nomination.
As an undergrad she reported for Capital News Service, interned at Hardball with Chris Matthews on MSNBC, the DIY Network and NBC4. One of her first opportunities in the newsroom was at the CBS affiliate in Phoenix, where she worked as a Meredith-Cronkite fellow.
Kathy is a first generation Korean-American and has studied abroad in Seoul. She is the DC-chapter president of the Asian American Journalists Association.
Outside of work, Kathy enjoys discovering new places to eat and traveling to sunny destinations with friends and family.
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