Kate Chappell Biography
Kate Chappell i an American Emmy Award-winning Anchor and Reporter working for WMAQ-TV NBC 5 Chicago in Illinois as a weekend morning anchor and a general assignment reporter. Prior to joining the station in December 2018, she worked for WDJT-TV.
Kate Chappell Age
Chappell was born on March 31 in the United States (as per her Instagram post on Mar. 31, 2021). She therefore celebrates her birthday on the 31st of March every year. However, she has not yet disclosed the year she was born, but she might be in her 30s, judging from her appearance.
Kate Chappell Height
Chappell stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 6 inches.
Kate Chappell Family
Chappell grew up in Wisconsin. She has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. However, she posted her mom’s photo on her Instagram Page on May 10, 2020, wishing her a Happy Mother’s Day. It is also not known if Chappell has any siblings.
Kate Chappell Husband
Chappell is a married woman and her spouse is a guy by the name of Evan. They had their engagement on July 4, 2020, and tied the knot in April 2022. Chappell often posts her husband’s photos on her Instagram Page. She loves spending her spare time with her husband, as well as their bulldog named Duke, traveling, trying new restaurants, or exploring all that Illinois has to offer. The couple has no kids at the moment.
Kate Chappell Net Worth
Chappell has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million and $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an Anchor and Reporter.
Kate Chappell Salary
Chappell earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Kate Chappell Education
Chappell is a proud alumnus of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she attended from 2008 to 2012. She graduated from the university with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Political Science. During her stint at the university, she was actively involved in the Women in Communications, worked for the Badger Herald student newspaper, and served at Kappa Kappa Gamma Eta Chapter as a Public Relations Chairman.
Kate Chappell Career
Chappell serves at NBC Chicago – WMAQ as a general assignment reporter and weekend morning news anchor. Before joining WMAQ, she worked as an Anchor and Reporter at WDJT CBS 58 in Milwaukee for 3 years and 4 months (from August 2015 to November 2018).
Her career also includes the role of Reporter and Anchor at WNDU-TV in South Bend, Indiana, for 3 years and 1 month (from July 2012 to July 2015). Chappell began her journey with roles as a Reporter at WSUM Student Radio in Madison, WI, from January 2012 to July 2012, and as a Fall Intern at WMTV NBC 15 in Madison, Wisconsin, from September 2011 to January 2012.
She also gained experience as a Summer Intern at WITI – TV 6 in Milwaukee, WI, from May 2011 to August 2011. Early in her career, Chappell served as a Summer Promotional Assistant at ESPN Radio in Madison, Wisconsin, from May 2010 to August 2010, and as a Summer Production Intern at WLKG Lake 96.1, covering the period from May 2009 to August 2009.
Throughout her journalism career, she has earned a number of honors for her remarkable work. On January 15, 2022, she posted her photo on her Instagram Page, holding her first Emmy Award. She has earned several recognitions (several Wisconsin Broadcasting awards) for her outstanding reporting and anchoring work.
Kate Chappell NBC 5 Chicago – WMAQ-TV
Chappell is working at WMAQ-TV where she works alongside other famous WMAQ-TV meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Mike Berman
- Jeff Blanzy
- Marion Brooks
- Evrod Cassimy
- Lisa Chavarria
- Jen DeSalvo
- Steve Dolinsky
- Christian Farr
- Patrick Fazio
Kate Chappell Social Media Platforms
She is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 4.2K followers on Instagram.