Kate Weidaw

Kate Weidaw

Kate Weidaw is the morning reporter for the Emmy award winning KXAN News Today. Since 2004 Kate has set her alarm clock for 2 a.m. to wake up Austinites. Before coming to the Live Music Capital, Kate worked in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Roanoke, Virginia, and Clarksburg, West Virginia. In 2012 she graduated with her Ph.D. in journalism from the University of Texas and left for one year to teach at the University of Georgia.

Kate has received two Emmy nominations for her reporting and has been recognized by The Texas Associated Press for being a part of the 2010 winning team for Best Morning Newscast.

Kate and her husband have two young and energetic kids, an 80 pound lab mix who never tires out, and two cats. You’ll often find Kate running on the Hike and Bike Trail in her spare time.

If you have a story idea please e-mail Kate at kate.weidaw@kxan.com or connect with her on Twitter @kxankate or on Facebook at Kate Weidaw-KXAN.