Tracy Kornet


Tracy Kornet is a 6-time Emmy Award winning news anchor, host, and writer who co-anchors News 4 at 5, 6 and 10pm.

Named Best News Anchor multiple times by the TN Associated Press, Tracy comes to WSMV from Dallas/Fort Worth, where she anchored the city's first 2-hour prime-time evening newscast. She spent 6 years in Phoenix, where she pulled double duty, anchoring morning news and hosting the city’s first morning magazine show. She started her career as a morning news anchor in Lexington, KY.

Tracy's won multiple Emmy and Murrow awards for hosting, producing, and field-anchoring, most recently breaking news coverage of the Antioch theater shooting, the tragic Blue Angels crash, and two presidential visits in Nashville.

Other professional highlights include co-hosting The View in New York; field anchoring the 2010 & 2011 World Series, 2011 NBA Finals, and the 2011 Super Bowl; and interviewing Will Ferrell in the Saturday Night Live costume closet.

In her free time, the wife and mother of three loves traveling to and cheering on her children. Her youngest son, Luke, signed with the New York Knicks in 2017 after a stand-out career at Vanderbilt University. Her daughter Nicole played basketball at UCLA and the University of Oklahoma, and her son John played at Ouachita Baptist University. They are the frequent subject of her blog.

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.

Tracy was born in Chicago and grew up in Tampa, FL. She officially graduated from the University of Kentucky and spent three years at Vanderbilt as a French & International Relations major, singing with "The Original Cast," dancing with the Vandy Pom Squad, and as an active member of Delta Delta Delta.

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, and singing the National Anthem.

She's since hung up her bedazzled microphone and has become a lover of hot yoga, Broadway shows, and 80's bands.

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