Cathy Wurzer is an American journalist and author. She and Eric Eskola are the longtime hosts of Almanac on Twin Cities Public Television. She also hosts the regional portion of Morning Edition on Minnesota Public Radio. In 2008, Wurzer published Tales of the Road: Highway 61, a book about US Highway 61 and Minnesota State Highway 61 in Minnesota.
Wurzer is a graduate of Minneapolis South High School and the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, where she obtained degrees in broadcast journalism and urban studies.
When not working, Wurzer enjoys riding and training horses, fly fishing, and clay sculpting.
Before joining Morning Edition and Almanac, Wurzer worked as an anchor and reporter for WCCO-TV, Minneapolis's CBS affiliate. She was also a talk-show host for WCCO-AM radio, a producer for KMSP-TV, and political reporter for KSTP-AM radio.
Honors and awards
Wurzer has won four Emmy Awards while at Almanac.
Wurzer was a trustee for the UW-RIver Falls Foundation. She is a member and past president of the Society for Professional Journalists Minnesota chapter.