Cathy Wurzer

Cathy Wurzer

Host, Morning Edition and Minnesota Now

Cathy Wurzer is the long- time host of “Morning Edition” and noon-time program, “Minnesota Now.” Since 1994, she has been the co-host of “Almanac,” a weekly public affairs program produced by Twin Cities Public Television for Minnesota's statewide public television network.

“Almanac” is one of the longest running public affairs program of its kind in the country. Wurzer has won four Emmy Awards for her work on Almanac. Prior to her return to radio, she was an anchor and reporter for WCCO-TV, the CBS affiliate in Minneapolis. She has also been a talk show host for WCCO-AM radio, a producer for KMSP-TV, and political reporter for KSTP-AM radio. Her body of work has landed her in the Minnesota Broadcaster’s Hall of Fame.

Wurzer is the author of Tales of the Road: Highway 61 and We Know How This Ends: Living while Dying. Outside of journalism, Cathy is a nonprofit founder, a horsewoman, a flyfishing angler and artist.

She holds degrees in broadcast journalism and urban studies from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.