Kathy Park Anchor / Reporter

Kathy Park

Kathy Park is a reporter and weekend morning anchor for ABC7 and NewsChannel 8.

She joined the team in 2008. Since then, she covered many high profile events both in the field and on the anchor desk including the historic Inauguration of Barack Obama, and the blizzard of 2010, which earned her an Emmy nomination.

Before arriving to the District, Kathy reported on stories in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia at WCYB/Fox Tri-Cities.

The DC-area is home for Kathy. She grew up in Silver Spring and graduated Cum Laude from the University of Maryland. Go Terps!

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 former DC-chapter president of the Asian American Journalists Association, and a current board member.

Behind the scenes, Kathy enjoys spending time with family, traveling to warm destinations, discovering new places to eat and all things fashion.

Follow her @kathyparknews or on Facebook.

Contact Kathy

WJLA
1100 Wilson BLVD, Suite 601 Arlington, VA 22209

Recent Stories

  1. UMD celebrates to bring in 'Big 10'

    From the marching band to Testudo to free ice cream, you can see this big pep rally on the University of Maryland campus to bring in the Big 10.

  2. Dale Music Store closes down in Silver Spring after 64 years

    One Silver Spring music store is singing its swan song tonight. After 64 years in business, Dale Music Company is closing for good.

  3. Paying It Forward with a diaper drive for families in need

    One Northern Virginia mom is doing good with diapers. She started a collection in February, gathering more than 8,000 diapers for families in need in her hometown on the eastern shore of Maryland.

  4. Pay It Forward: D.C. project helps teen moms with vital resources

    Healthy Babies Project aims to break the cycle of poverty for young families in D.C.

     

  5. 'Menopause: The Musical' comes to DC area

    For 13 years, 'Menopause: The Musical' has been celebrating women, and putting the spotlight on 'the change'---on stage. Now the performance comes to the DC area.