Katherine Creag Bio, Wiki
Katherine Creag was a Filipino-American television journalist working for NBC. She is said to have passed away suddenly on the night of Wednesday Feb 10th 2021, as per an announcement by NBC on Thursday. Creag was awarded an Emmy Award for an interview with John F. Kennedy, Jr. She was also awarded an Edward R. Murrow Award for her excellent journalism skill.
Katherine Creag Age
Creag was born on December 26th 1973. She was 47 years old at the time of her death on 10th February 2021.
Katherine Creag Husband (Bill Gafner) – Children
She was happily married to Bill Gafner with whom she resided in New York City’s Manhattan borough together with their kids, Jackson Danger Gafner, Gemma Darling Gafner, and Josephine Dae Gafner.
Katherine Creag Career
Her career in news anchoring kicked off at NY1 television in New York City. Creag joined WNYW-TV, which is also in New York City, in November 2010, where she reported for the channel’s Good Day New York and Fox 5 Midday newscasts.
Katherine Creag NBC
Creag had been a news reporter for WNBC television in New York City, since 2011. She reported primarily for the channel’s morning news show: Today in New York, which airs from 4:30 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. She could also be seen on the Saturday and Sunday programs Weekend Today in New York and News 4 New York at 6:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.
She spent five years at Fox before signing on with NBC. She has won or shared in winning multiple Emmys, Associated Press, and Edward R. Murrow awards during her career. Creag is a graduate of New York University class of 1996
Katherine Creag Death & Cause
She is said to have passed away unexpectedly on February 10, 2021, as a result of an undisclosed medical condition . Katherine Creag has left behind Bill Gafner, her husband of 14 years, and her three children, including a son and two daughters.
She had not been ill and was working as recently as Wednesday morning. NBC called her death “unexpected” but did not disclose any other details.
“For ten years Kat was one of our cornerstones, always willing to help in any situation, whether it was a colleague in need of a shift that needed to be covered,” said WNBC’s vice president of news Amy Morris in a staff email. “She was thoughtful, funny, and relentless. And even on the toughest days, she was a bright light, quick with a kind word and a smile.”
The Emmy-winning journalist was remembered for her love of Filipino food and her “boundless energy.”