Is Katy Tur Leaving MSNBC? Her absence on MSNBC has left the people to wonder if she has already resigned
Katy Tur, an American professional journalist from MSNBC News has kept herself out of the newsroom for several months.
The broadcast journalist working as a correspondent for NBC News is also an anchor for MSNBC Live.
Further, she has also reported on several NBC news platforms including Early Today, Today, NBC Nightly News, The Weather Channel, and so on.
Started her career as a journalist in 2005, she was signed by NBC in 2009 and has never looked back since.
Further, she was also a recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism in 2017.
The same year also marked her introduction to the world as an author. She published a book ‘Unbelievable’ which spent several weeks as a New York Times Best Seller.
More (very) personal news. I'm writing a memoir about my crazy childhood in L.A. growing up in this crazy business called journalism and now covering this even crazier world we're all trying to survive.
— Katy Tur (@KatyTurNBC) May 18, 2021
Now, the veteran journalist has yet to return to the newsroom. Her long absence has left the viewer to speculate if she has left the job.
Is Katy Tur Leaving MSNBC?
Katy Tur is not leaving MSNBC but she is on maternity leave.
The journalist has not provided any details to the public if she is leaving the job or not.
Further, she intends to serve in MSNBC for the next 25 years which she revealed on the 25th anniversary of the news channel.
The information came in the form of an article which she wrote to celebrate the silver jubilee of her employer.
Tur, who is currently enjoying her life as a mother penned an emotional tribute to her mother in the article stating that she did not take any maternity leave and worked less than 24 hours later she was born.
MSNBC had provided Tur a 4 month paid baby leave and she wishes that her kids and the next-gen journalist could also have a supportive channel like her.
Meet Katy Tur New Baby
Katy Tur gave birth to her second child on May 13, 2021.
Tur’s baby daughter is named Eloise Judy Bear Dokoupil.
Her firstborn is a son Teddy Dokoupil. He is 2 years old.
She also has 2 stepchildren from her husband’s first marriage.
Who Is Katy Tur Husband?
Katy Tur is married to her husband Tony Dokoupil.
The couple shared their vows to be husband and wife on the 27th of October, 2017. They got hitched in Utah.
Tony is also a fellow journalist as he is a news correspondent for CBS News.
Before she was married to Tony, Tur was in a relationship with then-MSNBC sportscaster Keith Olbermann.
Katy Tur Net Worth
The net worth of Kat Tur is estimated at $4 million.
The 37-year-old is a professional journalist and a best selling author.
The University of California graduate is active in journalism for over a decade.