Kathy Vara Biography
Kathy Vara is an American Emmy Award-winning anchor/reporter for NBC4. She co-anchors the station’s end-of-week newscasts at 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. In addition, she co-anchors the weekday newscasts at 11 a.m on NBC4 News during the week she works as a general assignment reporter.
Kathy Vara Age
Vara was born in 1963 when she celebrates her birthday is not known yet.
Kathy Vara Height
Vara stands at 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Kathy Vara Education
She has not informed the public about her educational background.
Kathy Vara Family
Vara was born in San Antonio, Texas, she has not talked about her parents yet. On August 31st, 2021 Vara shared a photo on Instagram of her grandmother saying “My cousin Scott and I with our grandmother, Katherine, outside my parent’s home. People in the ’60s thought my dad made a mistake buying a home “ in the middle of nowhere”. Let’s just say San Antonio has grown since then!”.
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Kathy Vara Husband
Vara is happily married to Rene Vara together they live in the Los Angeles area with a menagerie of pets, as well as horses, two dogs, and a very outspoken Cockatiel named Prince Harry.
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Prior to joining NBC4 Vara started her career at North Texas State University in Denton, during her tenure she worked as a producer and host of “North Texas Scene,” a half an hour magazine program that featured college and local life. Before that Vara interned at Dallas NBC affiliate where her interviews aired on the station’s newscasts.
Afterward, she relocated to the East Coast to Southern California in 1994 and as a result, she was the co-anchor of “Today in LA,” the station’s morning newscast having experience in Los Angeles television, moreover she has been widely respected for her versatility and journalistic integrity.
While working for NBC4, she has been live for a couple of important news stories as well as the North Hollywood bank robbery shoot-out, the O.J. Simpson criminal trial, the Chilean Miner Rescue, the Conrad Murray trial, the Oklahoma City bombing and the Columbine High School massacre.
She is recognized for her dedication to organizations that encourage education and Lupus awareness. Varas’s passion for horse riding sports has assisted local non-profit organizations using horses and also teaching inner-city youth life skills and riding skills. In 2011 One of the organizations, the Compton Junior Posse, awarded Vara for her work which helps Compton youngsters stay off the streets and out of gangs after school.
In addition, she has been appreciated by the National Hispanic Media Coalition’s Local Impact Award for outstanding Broadcast Journalism that she received for her many contributions to local television and to the community. Vara proudly claimed the Women of Courage Award from the City of Los Angeles and the prestigious Hispanic Heritage Award from President Clinton.
To sum up, Vara was also a member of the team that won two local-area Emmy Awards for Best Regularly Scheduled Daily Morning Newscast and three Golden Mike Awards for Best Daytime Newscast.
Kathy Vara Equestrian
A competitive horse rider, Vara has won regional titles in Dressage.
Kathy Vara Salary
Her salary ranges between $10,000 – $100,000.
Kathy Vara Net Worth
She has an average net worth of $1 million – $4 million which she has earned over her successful career.
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