Karen Borta Biography
Karen Borta is an American regional Emmy award-winning anchor who is currently working at CBS 11. She joined the KTVT news team in 1995. In addition, she previously worked at KCEN-TV in Waco, KRBK-TV in Sacramento, and WTVT-TV in Tampa where she served as an anchor and reporter.
Karen Borta Career
In her career as a journalist, she has received many awards such as; the Association of Women Journalists’ Vivian J. Castleberry Award, the Press Club of Dallas Katie Awards, the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters Awards, and a regional Emmy Award. In addition, she was also named a Legend of North Texas Journalism, the industry’s prestigious lifetime excellence award by the Press Club of Dallas in 2019.
She attended the University of Texas at Arlington where she graduated proudly. She is also a member of the UTA Alumni Association. The UTA’s “Distinguished Alumni Service Award” was awarded to her in 2003. Furthermore, she has received recognition for her service to the community from numerous charitable and civic organizations such as; A.W.A.R.E. (Alzheimer’s Women’s Association for Resources and Education), the Baylor Sammons Breast Center, Cook Children’s Medical Center, and Mi Escuelita.
Furthermore, she is dedicated to finding a cure for breast cancer, and not long ago, she also gained interest in finding the cure for type 1 diabetes, after her youngest child’s diagnosis in 2015. In the 2000 Komen Dallas Race for the Cure, she was Honorary Co-Chair. In addition, in the same year, she did also receive a Soul Award and a Macy’s “Heart for her work in the fight against breast cancer.
Additionally, she also received the inaugural “Commitment to the Cure” award in 2005. Whenever she can find time, she volunteers with both the Dallas and Greater Fort Worth-Arlington chapters of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. During her leisure time, she enjoys cheering on her daughter’s Volleyball team, spending time with her family, playing tennis, and reading.
Karen Borta Age
Borta was born on March 15, 1965, in North Texas, United States. She is 58 years old as of 2023, and she celebrates her birthday on the 15th of March every year.
Karen Borta Height and Weight
Borta stands at a height of 5 feet 1 inch (1.6m) tall. However, information about her weight will be updated when available.
Karen Borta Family
Borta likes to keep her personal life private hence she has neither disclosed the names of her parent nor those of her siblings. However, this information will be updated when available.
Karen Borta Husband and Children
Borta is married to Jim Borta. She met her husband while she was undertaking her undergraduate studies and later in 1994, they tied the knot. Together the couple has been blessed with three children named Jake who was born in 1997, Katie who was born in 2000 and is currently a student at Texas A&M University in College Station, and Kylie who was born in 2002 and refuses to let Type 1 slow her down.
Karen Borta Net Worth
Borta has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which she has earned through her career as an anchor.
Karen Borta Salary
Borta earns an annual salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Karen Borta Social Media Platform
Borta is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages and she has 1k followers on Twitter, 3k followers on Instagram, and 14k followers on Facebook.