Award-winning journalist Kate Tillotson anchors Newschannel 3 weeknights at 5, 6 and 11 p.m.
Before joining the station in 2007 Kate worked at WRDW-TV (CBS) in Augusta, Georgia and KCFW-TV (NBC) in Kalispell, Montana. While in Augusta, Kate received two Georgia Associated Press awards for Best Feature Reporting and Best Investigative Reporting.
During her time at WWMT-TV Kate has lent her voice to several community organizations, helping to raise money and awareness for the Borgess Foundation, Susan G. Komen, Kids Food Basket, Women At Risk, International and the American Heart Association.
In March 2012, Kate was honored as one of West Michigan’s “Most Influential Women” by Inforum, a Professional Women’s Alliance with more than 1,800 members throughout the state of Michigan representing women in business.
Kate began her broadcasting career as a college intern in Boston where she assisted reporters and assignment desk editors inside WBZ-TV (CBS) and New England Cable News. She graduated Cum Laude with a degree in Broadcast Journalism from Emerson College in Boston.
In her spare time Kate enjoys strength training, tennis, healthy cooking, fashion, live music and road trips to Northern Michigan.
A Northfield, Massachusetts native Kate currently resides in the Greater Grand Rapids area.