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

  Wolffarth Elementary students get to be “Doctors for a Day”

  Farmer who was helped by community during harvest time passes away after battle with cancer

  McCay: Voice of Kelli D’Angelo ‘familiar as family’

  Protect your New Year’s Resolution Beyond Quitter’s Day

Miracle baby born after transplant from deceased donor

  Eat well, live well with the 80/20 diet plan

  Study looks at intermittent fasting as weight loss option for the New Year

  Medication Mistakes When you Travel

  Randy Christian and the Reason - Why Me?

  DNA Test Kits – What you Need to Know

  Holidays may be the perfect time to discuss end of life decisions

  Coping with holiday parties during recovery

Covenant offering mobile mammography screening to help fight breast cancer

  Lubbock doctors care for vaping patients

  Health experts concerned vaping could cause widespread health issues

Possible Pill for Migraine Relief

  New support group for ALS: Nice Guys Disease

  TTUHSC Supports November Awareness for Alzheimer’s

  A Forever Home for Tedd and Janet Mitchell

Don’t Use a Chainsaw to Carve a Pumpkin

  Frog says Blue Halloween Buckets Mean Something

  Texas Tech HSC Doctor gets flu shot on TV

  Texas Tech Physicians hosting drug drop-off Saturday, Oct. 12

  Recovery – Something to Celebrate!

  National Recovery Month Needs Many Supporters

  James Braxton thankful for 5 more years to reach 100

  Healthwise: September is for Sepsis Awareness

  Doctor starts non-profit for cleft lip repair

  Amigos Health Fair - More than FREE Screenings

  Stop a bully: Say the Right Things