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 police officer dragged by car fleeing traffic stop near 95th Street CTA station, police say
A Chicago police officer was seriously injured after being dragged by a car that fled from a traffic stop on the city's South Side.
Illinois Veterans Home in LaSalle reports 27 veteran deaths due to COVID-19; state officials demand answers, accountability
Illinois Veterans Home at LaSalle saw its total deaths go up to 27 since last week.
Humboldt Park restaurant Cafe Marie Jeanne closing its doors due to Chicago coronavirus pandemic challenges
A community-based, French-inspired cafe in Humboldt Park is closing for good Monday because of the Chicago COVID-19 pandemic.
Chicago COVID-19: Mayor Lori Lightfoot announces coronavirus testing expansion, with new site at Midway
Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced an expansion of COVID-19 testing in Chicago, including a new permanent test site at Midway Airport, as cases continue to rise in the city.
Chicago Public Schools reopening in-person learning starting in January, school district announces
Chicago Public Schools announced Tuesday that it will return to in-person instruction beginning in January after winter break.
Illinois COVID-19: IL reports 11,632 new coronavirus cases, 37 deaths as Chicago-area hospitals feel strain
Illinois public health officials reported 11,632 new COVID-19 cases Monday and 37 deaths.
$10K reward offered for information in Harvey woman's murder, disappearance in Midlothian forest preserve
The reward for information in the murder of a 22-year-old Harvey woman whose body was found in a Midlothian forest preserve has increased to $10,000.
McHenry County veterans honored with handmade quilts on Veterans Day
Veterans in McHenry County received special quilts made by hand in their honor by the Gazebo Valor Quilters of Huntley.
Chicago Weather: Strong thunderstorms with gusting winds leave trail of destruction through Chicago area
Strong storms with winds at or above 70 miles per hour moved through the Chicago area Tuesday afternoon and evening, leaving destruction in their wake.
Restaurants soak up extended patio season, unseasonably warm weather while enduring COVID-19 restrictions
The good weather is a comfort to Chicago restaurant owners who are now limited to outdoor dining only after Governor JB Pritzker reinstated tighter COVID-19 restrictions as cases once again surge in the state.