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's 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.

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