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About Katy Blakey - Both Personal Life and Professional

sunu Published On Sat May 22 2021   Modified On Sat May 22 2021
About Katy Blakey - Both Personal Life and Professional

Katy Blakey is an American Emmy award-winning reporter and anchor, who works for NBC 5 News as a weekend morning anchor. She was born and raised in McKinney and also joined McKinney High School.

After she graduated from high school, she then went to Southern Methodist University from where she completed her degree with a B.A in journalism and political science. Besides, she was also the president of her class at the University. 

Katy Blakey Image / source; Instagram; katyblakeynbc5

Katy is also a volunteer and she collects funds for student scholarships gratefully. Currently, she is living a happy love life with her husband in Dallas, he is an attorney as well as North Texas, USA, native.

Katy Blakey Career

Speaking about her career, she started a professional career, as a reporter and anchor in KTEN-TV which is located in Denison, Texas. During the political convention in Boston, she interned for the Dallas Morning News and WFAA. She was sent as a reporter to investigates reports into private jail funding which led to resignation and changes in local law enforcement. 

Katy Blakey at work/ source; Instagram

Katy also covered the National outpouring for supporting the 5 DPD officers who were killed while they were protecting peaceful protestants based in Downtown Dallas. She has also covered several stories from engaging Texas Connect Us Stories which follows stories to brings smiles, hopes, and congressional attention to young cancer patients.

She used to co-anchor for the weekday morning news and as well for KOCO-TV based in Oklahoma City. Katy was the first to report the scene of the deadly medical helicopter crash, devastating wildfires, and severe storm, which includes a hostage situation ending with the rescue of a six-year-old girl.

Moreover, the reporter Katy covered a rare twin tornado that came from Oklahoma through Kansas, and also covered the devastating tornado in Moore which had damaged the 17-mile path. She also covered the live operation rescue at the Plaza Elementary, President Obama's tour of damaged communities.

Katy has been severally nominated as The Best News Reporter. She was honored for her work with the Lone Star Emmy Nominations and also became recognized by the Oklahoma Associated Press. 

Husband & Kids

Katy Blakey Husband Joey Mongo

Katy Blakey is married to Joey Mongo, an attorney, and North,Texas native. The couple shares a beautiful daughter Harper Jane born on May 2nd at 7:48 pm — 6lbs, 6 ounces, 19 inches. She announced this good news via her Instagram account.

Katy Blakey with her husband Joey Mongo and daughter.

How Much Is Her Salary & Net Worth?

By profession, Katy is an American reporter/anchor currently anchoring for NBC 5 news weekend evening in Dallas. 

Katy Blakey has an estimated net worth of between $300,000-$3 million, which she earns from her career as a reporter/anchor.

Moreover, being the best reporter for NBC 5, there is no doubt that she earns a good amount of salary although the exact amount is under review. However, the average salary of NBC anchors is ranged between $80k to $90k annually.