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Kathy Brock
Kathy Brock co-anchors the ABC 7 News at 6 and 10 p.m., the top rated newscasts in Chicago. Brock's contributions at 10 p.m. play a significant role in the newscast's enormous success; it is the most watched newscast in the market. Brock joined ABC 7 in September 1990 as the co-anchor of ABC 7 News This Morning and as a general assignment reporter for the daily newscasts. She was promoted to co-anchor of the 6 p.m. news in 1993 and the 10 p.m. newscast in 2003. Over the years, she has covered everything from politics to the Chicago loop flood to the Cook County Administration Building fire.

Brock's work has been recognized with two Chicago Emmy Awards. She has also been honored with two prestigious national awards for a documentary on a people to people aid project in Mali, West Africa; the Edward R. Morrow Award, given by the Radio-Television News Directors Association and the IRIS Award, from the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE).

Prior to joining ABC 7, Brock spent six years as an anchor/reporter at KUTV-TV in Salt Lake City, Utah. She also spent two years as an anchor/reporter at KBCI-TV in Boise, Idaho; at KEPR-TV, in Pasco, Washington; and at KWSU-TV in Pullman, Washington.

Brock is involved in a number of Chicago philanthropic endeavors, including Deborah's Place a transition facility for abused women getting back on their feet. She also serves on the board of directors for Erikson Institute, a graduate school in child development.

Brock holds a journalism degree from Washington State University. She resides in the northern suburbs and is the mother of two sons.

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