What Are Some Facts About Keith Olbermann's Girlfriend?


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Keith Olbermann's former girlfriend is Katy Tur. The pair dated and lived together from June 2006 to 2009. At the time, Tur was in her mid 20s and Olbermann was in his late 40s. Olbermann allegedly helped Tur get her big break into media, as his recommendation landed her a position at WPIX, New York's CW affiliate, in 2008. After a stint as a storm chaser for the Weather Channel, Tur was hired as a reporter for NBC in 2009.

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Katherine Bear Tur was born on Oct. 26, 1983, to Robert Tur and Marika Gerrard. Both Robert and Marika were successful broadcast reporters in their own right, and the Los Angeles News Service that they cofounded was the first service to use an AStar helicopter to cover a news story. Tur was also in the first helicopter to locate the car chase involving O.J. Simpson. Tur had hormone replacement therapy in 2014 and is now known as Hannah Zoey Tur.

Outside of her family life, Tur has managed to make a name for herself by becoming one of NBC's primary reporters. She reports for many branches of the NBC News franchise including "Today," "NBC Nightly News," "Meet the Press" and "MSNBC." Some of the major stories that Tur has covered in her time at NBC include the death of "Glee" actor Cory Monteith, the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, and the biker gang attack on an SUV in New York City that involved and undercover police officer.

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