Karin is a 17-time Anson Jones Award winner, selected by the Texas Medical Association. She has won the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award four times and earned a Lone Star Emmy for her documentary on the first South Plains Honor Flight and has received the Dean’s Distinguished Service Award from the Texas Tech School of Medicine. Karin is married to Lubbock County Commissioner Bill McCay and they have two children, Jacob and Morgan.
Along with co-anchoring the 6:00 and 10:00 news for KCBD-TV, Karin is a medical reporter and regularly contributes health stories in her newscasts and on the web at KCBD.com.
Since both Karin andherco-anchor, Abner Euresti, are the longest-running anchor team in the nation, they have been featured many times in stories about friendship and longevity. The Lone Star chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences presented an in-depth story about them when given the organization’s Silver Star Award in 2009, recognizing more than 25 years of service to the industry.
As a news anchor, Karin regularly emcee’s events, judges science fairs, speaks at luncheons, reads to classes in elementary schools and more. She is also an Ambassador for the Children’s Miracle Network, having co-hosted that Telethon for 34 years.