Cate Cauguiran
Award-winning journalist Cate Cauguiran joined Chicago's top news station, ABC 7, as a general assignment reporter in 2017.

As a member of the ABC 7 Eyewitness News Team, Cauguiran has covered important local stories including the tragic death of Chicago Police Commander Paul Bauer, the arrest of a Northwestern professor wanted in the death of a Chicago man, and a firefighter who died while in the line of duty.

Prior to joining ABC 7, Cauguiran worked as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor at KPIX-TV, the CBS station in San Francisco. During her tenure in San Francisco, she was awarded multiple Emmys for her reporting on the deadly warehouse fire in Oakland, and for her coverage during Super Bowl 50. Before joining KPIX-TV, Cauguiran was a morning anchor in Medford, Oregon where she also worked as a reporter and producer.

She is a graduate of the University of Southern California, where she double majored in journalism and international relations, and got her master's degree in communication management.

Cauguiran grew up in a military family on Marine Corps and Naval bases in Japan. Her father is a retired Senior Chief in the Navy.

Cauguiran currently volunteers her time with the Filipino American National Historical Society and Philippine American Cultural Foundation.

Her honors include multiple Emmy awards and later this year she will receive the Golden Legacy Award for her Outstanding Achievements in Journalism.

Cauguiran was married in January 2019 in her parents' hometown in the Philippines, and will have a second ceremony in her husband's hometown of Madison, Wisconsin, in the fall of 2019.

Twitter: @CateCauguiran
Instagram: @cateonthenews

Cate's Stories
Chicago Heights fire: Massive blaze breaks out at south suburban furniture factory
The fire has since been extinguished, but crews have been monitoring hot spots, officials said.
Suburban HS student with 2 gold medals in US figure skating creates program to inspire young women
The high school junior founded 'Solving Kinesthetically and Transforming Education' or S.K.A.T.E for Girls.
50th Ward alderman challenger addresses anti-Israel comments from years ago
Mueze Bawany, who is challenging longtime Alderman Debra Silverstein for the 50th Ward city council seat, is on the defensive after making anti-Israel comments on social media a few years ago.
Patrick Haley Mansion in Joliet damaged in large fire
Firefighters have extinguished a fire that broke out at The Haley Mansion in Joliet Wednesday afternoon.
Body found in NW Side freezer ID'd, may be landlord's elderly mother, residents say
"It started off with a wellness check and it ended with someone being found in the freezer," Regina Michalski's granddaughter said.
Chicago crime: Body of 96-year-old woman found in freezer on Northwest Side, authorities say
The body of a 96-year-old woman was found in a freezer on the Northwest Side, authorities said.
Chicago shooting: Man, 80, seriously wounds man who forced way into Northwest Side home
An 80-year-old man shot and seriously wounded an intruder who forced his way into a home on the Northwest Side Monday morning, according to Chicago police.
Chicago high-rise fire: 1 dead in extra-alarm fire that tore through multiple floors, CFD says
One person has died after an extra-alarm fire broke out in a Kenwood high-rise Wednesday morning.
Evanston police say woman fought off attackers in attempted kidnapping Monday
Evanston police are searching for two men they said tried to kidnap a woman Monday afternoon.
Highland Park parade shooting: City council discusses plans for permanent memorial honoring victims
The city said it will maintain the temporary memorial place at the Rose Garden near City Hall until a permanent one is established.