Tracy Kornet is a seven-time Emmy Award winning news anchor, host, and writer who co-anchors News 4 at 4, 5, 6 and 10 p.m.
Named Best News Anchor multiple times by the Tennessee Associated Press, Tracy is a proud member of the 2018 Class of Leadership Nashville, a passionate volunteer with the Sexual Assault Center of Nashville, and a frequent emcee, speaker, and moderator of community fundraisers and events. She also serves on the state board of Habitat for Humanity.
Tracy came to WSMV from Dallas/Fort Worth, where she anchored the city's first two-hour, prime-time evening newscast. She spent six years in Phoenix hosting the city’s first morning magazine show and anchoring the morning news. She started her career as a morning news anchor in Lexington, Kentucky, covering multiple national championship runs with the Kentucky Wildcats.
Basketball has since become a significant part of her life. She met her husband Frank as undergrads at Vanderbilt University during his playing days. Their youngest son, Luke, was a stand-out player at Vanderbilt and now plays with the Chicago Bulls. Her daughter Nicole played basketball at UCLA and the University of Oklahoma, and her son John played at Ouachita Baptist University.
Tracy spent several semesters working in Japan as Cinderella at Tokyo Disneyland and touring with a Japanese pop star as a backup singer/dancer. She returned to her musical roots in Dallas as lead singer of her station band, Eleven21.
Other professional highlights include interviewing three U.S. presidents; co-hosting The View in New York; field anchoring the NFL Draft, Super Bowl, World Series, NBA and Stanley Cup Finals; and interviewing Will Ferrell in the Saturday Night Live costume closet.