Keith Cate Biography | Wiki
Keith Cate is an American award-winning journalist, anchor and reporter currently working as a reporter and a co-anchor of News Channel 8 at 5 pm, 6 pm & 11 pm at WFLA in Tampa, Florida. He joined WFLA in January 2001. Before joining WFLA, he worked as a news anchor and reporter at WIAT CBS 42, in Birmingham, Alabama.
Keith Cate Education
Cate attended and graduated from East Tennessee State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication and Media Studies.
Keith Cate Age and Birthday
Cate is 57 years old as of 2021. He was born on January 2, 1964, in Tampa, Florida, United States of America. His birthday is always celebrated on 2nd January of every year. ALSO READ: Jovita Moore
Keith Cate Nationality | Ethnicity
Cate holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. He was born and raised in Tampa, Florida, United States. He is of White ethnicity/heritage.
Keith Cate Height
Keith stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.72 m).
Keith Cate Parents
Cate was born and raised in Tampa, Florida by her parents. However, information regarding his family members including his father, mother and siblings is currently under review. His family’s information will be updated once confirmed available.
Keith Cate Wife
Keith is currently married to his wife Paula Cate, a multi-state professionally certified instructor in the Department of Educational and Psychological Studies at the USF College of Education. Before becoming an instructor in 2005 at the college, she worked as a teacher in Pasco County School District. In 2012, Paula was honored as the Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher of the Year by the University of South Florida.
Keith Cate Children
Cate and his wife Paula are proud parents of three adult children whose names are not available in the public eye. The couples also are grandparents of eight grandchildren.
Keith Cate Salary
Keith working as an evening anchor at WFLA Channel 8 in Tampa, Florida earns an estimated annual salary ranging from $50,000 – $120,000.
Keith Cate Net Worth
Cate as an accomplished American award-winning journalist, anchor and reporter has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Keith Cate WFLA, Tampa, Florida
Keith is an award-winning journalist currently serving as a co-anchor of News Channel 8 at 5 pm, 6 pm & 11 pm at WFLA-TV in Tampa, Florida. He has experience of 21 years at the station after joining the WFLA in January 2000. In 2016, he reported President Barack Obama’s historic trip to Havana, Cuba. He also traveled to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to cover the treatment of terrorist suspects in 2006. He also covered the wounded troops in Iraq and Afghanistan at the military hospital in Landstuhl, Germany. In 1994, cate stood on the beaches of Normandy, France to report the 50th anniversary of D-Day.
In 1991, he also covered the falling of communism in the former Soviet Union while in Moscow. Keith Cate also covered the World’s Fair in Seville, Spain in 1992 and Pope John Paul II’s visit to Denver in 1993 and Baltimore in 1995. He has also reported on the weather while in Florida including 1992, hurricanes Andrew. In 2003, he covered the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster in Cape Canaveral. He also reported the 2005 Shuttle Discovery’s Return to Flight.
Keith started his journalism profession as a reporter and anchor and producer in 1984 at WKPT-TV in Kingsport, Tennessee. After working for four years at WKPT-V, he headed to Columbus, Ohio where he secured a job as the weekend anchor and investigative reporter at WBNS-TV. While there he reported the courtroom corruption.
Prior to joining WBNS-TV, he worked as an evening news anchor of 5 and 10 p.m., at WIAT-TV in Birmingham, Alabama in 1998. While there he was recognized for his live coverage on a killer, F-5 Tornado. While at WFLA-TV, Keith Cate has received many awards and honors including 14 Emmy Awards, four Edward R. Murrow Awards, numerous Associated Press Awards and several other professional honors during his reporting career that began in 1985. He was also recognized as the Best News Anchor in the Atlanta chapter of the NATAS and one of the most influential people in Florida politics.