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Kate Merrill - Facts About Emmy Award Winning Journalist With Photos

Published Tue Jul 20 2021 By Aashika
Kate Merrill - Facts About Emmy Award Winning Journalist With Photos

An Emmy Award-winning journalist, Kate Merrill is known for working at the "WBZ-TV News" as the co-anchor. She has been serving in the media industry for more than two decades. 

On 12th December 1984, she was born to her parents Bob Globe and Lynne Palmer Abromeit. She has two fathers first is her biological and Dick Merril is her stepfather but is close with both of them. Her childhood was gone with her younger sister, Susie Abromeit. 

Let's dig into some more interesting and unknown facts about her.

How Much Is Her Net Worth and Salary?

Kate Merrill has an estimated net worth of $2 million whereas her annual salary is around $34,000. She began her broadcasting career at Fox affiliate, "WICZ-Tv". After that, joined "WKRN-TV" in Nashville, Tennessee as a reporter and anchor from 1998-2003. 

Her career reach to peak when she received an "Emmy Award" for working on the 1999 tornado outbreak. As well as other two awards for her work as an investigative reporter. In 2003, Kate was hired as a reporter at "WNBC-TV" in New York, and within a year joined "WBZ-TV". Since then, she has been hosting on the channel in the program "WBZ This Morning" and "WBZ News at Noon". 

Kate Merrill co-hosting "WBZ This Morning" with Chris McKinnon.
Image Source: Twitter (@KateMerrill)

Married Life 

Kate Merril is a happily married woman who is the wife of a former NHL Hockey player, Mike Dunham. The couple met in Binghamton, New York. They dated for three years before being life partners. On 27th May 2000, the duo exchanged the vows which have been now two decades. 

Kate Merrill with her husband, Mike Dunham.
Image Source: Instagram (@katemerrill1)

Mama of Two Children 

"WBZ This Morning" host Merill is the proud mother of two daughters. On 2nd May 2003, she gave birth to her first girl, Addison Dunham. Her daughter is a swimmer and has won games. 

After four years, Kaydenn Dunham came into this world on 21st May 2007. Merril often shares pictures of her adorable daughters on Instagram. 

Kate Merrill's two daughters Addison Dunham and Kaydenn Dunham.
Image Source: Instagram (@katemerrill1)

Who Is Merril's Sister?

Kate is the sister of an actor, Susie Abromeit who is known for portraying the role in the Netflix show, "Jessica Jones". She has appeared on "Chicago Med", "Devious Maids", "One Tree Hill", "The Enemy", "And Code Black". and so on. 

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Before starting her career in acting, Susie was a tennis player. The actress was a top-ranked tennis player and got a scholarship to Duke University. She and her team also won the title "NCAA" but she left tennis and make her debut in the industry. 

Kate Merrill's younger sister, Susie Abromeit.
Image Source: The Sun

Family Vacations

Being a busy news anchor, Kate has managed both her professional as well as personal life. She equally spends time with her family and friends which we can see on her Instagram posts. Recently, she and her family went to Rosemary Beach, Florida, and spend quality time. 

A picture shared by kate Merrill of her family vacation. 
Image Source: Instagram (@katemerrill1)

Alma Maters

Merrill completed her schooling at Concord-Carlisle High School. Later, went to Lafayette College where obtained a Bachelor's degree in government and law. After her graduation, she got interested in journalism and took an internship at "WCVB-TV" in Boston.  

Has Social Media Accounts

The journalist Kate Merrill is active on social networking sites. She has created an account on Instagram and Twitter, where her followers are more than 2,883 and 15.9k respectively. Merrill posts pictures and videos on her social pages and also uploads some news related. 

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