Katy Tur is an NBC News Correspondent and anchor of the 2 p.m. ET hour of “MSNBC Live.” A dogged journalist, Tur emerged as a breakout broadcaster in 2016 while covering the entirety of the Trump campaign across all platforms for NBC News and MSNBC.
Tur released “Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History” in September 2017, which debuted on the New York Times best seller list.
Tur is known for her resolute reporting style and for her determination to chase the facts. She has also earned a reputation for holding government officials accountable for their statements, accusations, and actions. During her hour of “MSNBC Live,” Tur aims to give viewers immediate analysis and reaction to the daily White House press briefing in addition to diving deep into the day’s news stories.
In her 18 months covering the 2016 presidential election, Tur conducted multiple in-depth interviews with then-candidate Donald Trump from his campaign headquarters. While on the road, she set foot in over 40 states and logged nearly 4,000 live television appearances.
Prior to joining NBC News’ 2016 political team, Tur was stationed abroad as a foreign correspondent in the NBC News London Bureau. From 2012 to 2014, Tur was a correspondent in the NBC News New York bureau. During that time she earned a Gracie award. Before joining the bureau, Tur was a reporter for WNBC from 2010 to 2012, where she was awarded multiple Emmys.
As a digital reporter for The Weather Channel, Tur chased storms from 2009 to 2010. She started her reporting career in 2007 at News12Brooklyn before moving on to WPIX, where she won an AP Spot News award.
A native of Los Angeles and graduate of the University of California Santa Barbara, Tur currently resides in Brooklyn, NY with her fiancé.