Karin McCay

Karin McCay

Anchor, Health Reporter

Lubbock, TX

Karin is a Texas Tech graduate who has been co-anchoring the 6 and 10 p.m. news with Abner Euresti since 1980. The two have paired up to host the Children's Miracle Network Telethon since 1984 and, with your help, have raised more than $17 million for the Children's Hospital at UMC. Karin is the most recognized health reporter on the South Plains. She is a 17-time Anson Jones Award winner, selected by the Texas Medical Association. She has won the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award four times and earned an Emmy for her documentary on the first South Plains Honor Flight. You can see Karin's contribution to the news on every newscast: health content in Daybreak Today, HealthWise @ 5, and the award-winning HealthWise at 10. Karin is married to Lubbock County Commissioner Bill McCay. They have two children. Jacob and his wife, McKenzie, live in Greensboro, North Carolina. He is a certified loan officer and she is in law school. Morgan was a realtor in Lubbock but now lives in Cologne, Germany, with her husband Daniel Olivier, an Agronomist for Bayer Crop Science. Karin is also called "Kiki", especially by her grandchildren Retief and Leizyl. Karin has published a series of children's books called Magic Mommy Stories. Each book began as a gift to her grandchildren, a story in a notebook mailed to them in Germany. Today, Retief keeps all the colorful notebooks on a shelf in his room, each an adventure in the Magic Mommy series. (Click here) to e-mail Karin.

Recent Articles by Karin

  Katherine Wells provides behind-the-scenes look at compiling COVID-19 data in Lubbock

Katherine Wells provides COVID-19 update before holiday weekend

  Fireworks too close could be the last ones you hear

  Lubbock Doctor’s Vitamin Regimen for COVID-19

  Tracking COVID-19 by Race and Ethnicity

Free antibody testing for blood donors

  O’Donnell Makes Healthy Effort to Grow

  It’s Officially a She Leading TTUHSC

  Lubbock Pediatrician Joins Covid News Conference

Pediatrician Recommends Disaster Kit in Every Home

Comparing COVID-19 case numbers Lubbock vs. Amarillo

  Another Kidney, Another Miracle for Brixton Marshall

  Free Program to Help Recovery from Chemical Dependency

  City Council Members offer Mother’s Day Advice

  With COVID-19, age is not the whole story

  Why wear a mask?

  Governor Abbott Cites Help from TTU School of Pharmacy

  Jayton to unveil newly renovated maternity home

  Plasma Therapy: Liquid Gold, But Not so New

  COVID-19 Takes Tahoka Man at Age 40

  Sterilizing and reusing medical masks

  The Flu vs. Covid 19 – A Look Back Through History

  Skin Doctor says Gloves can be Tricky

Tide Cleaners lightens the load on the front line

  Fertility specialist encouraging everyone to use masks, gloves during COVID-19

  Saying goodbye when you lose a loved one during COVID-19

  Autism Acceptance: Be Aware, Be Kind

  We Can Stay Home and Stay Fit

  How long does coronavirus live on clothes and skin?

  The Flu, COVID-19 and what the numbers mean