Last Updated on September 2, 2023 by Admin
Katy Zachry is a dedicated reporter and fill-in anchor at NBC10, where she brings the latest news to viewers during weekday mornings on NBC10 News Today at 4:30 a.m., 5 a.m., 6 a.m., and 11 a.m.
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With a strong passion for creating connections with her audience and keeping them informed about their community, Katy finds fulfillment in her role as a reporter. Each day brings new stories to cover, opportunities to meet interesting people, and a chance to shed light on important community issues.
Covering the Greater Philadelphia area is particularly meaningful for Katy, as she grew up in Newtown, Bucks County, and has a deep personal connection to the region. The ever-changing landscape of the city ensures that there is always news happening, making her work even more exciting and relevant.
Among her many reporting experiences, one that stands out for Katy is covering the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal at Penn State. Spending weeks in State College, she provided comprehensive coverage of the fall-out, the trial, and Sandusky’s conviction. Her commitment to reporting on this difficult story earned her and the reporting team an Emmy award.
Katy’s journey in broadcasting began during her time at Bucknell University, where she earned a degree in Geography. Throughout her college years, she pursued various broadcasting internships, including one at WHYY in Philadelphia. She further honed her skills by working at news stations in Roswell and Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Hartford, Connecticut.
Beyond her journalistic endeavors, Katy takes pride in her involvement as a board member for Students Run Philly Style, an organization that pairs city students with running mentors to improve their grades and overall lifestyle through race training. Katy’s dedication to community engagement extends beyond her reporting and reflects her genuine desire to make a positive impact in people’s lives.