Cathy Marshall
Catherine Marshall

EducationOregon State University
OccupationTelevision journalist
Notable credit(s)CNN
NBC 7 Boston (WHDH)
KATU Portland
KMTR Eugene
WTNH New Haven
KIRO Seattle
KGW Portland
SpouseJohn Marler

Catherine "Cathy" Marshall is an American broadcast journalist who has worked as a reporter and anchorperson. She has worked as an anchor for CNN[1] and has also worked with news stations in Boston; New Haven, Connecticut;[2] Seattle; and Portland, Oregon;[3][4] and as a sideline reporter for Fox Sports Northwest.[1] At the beginning of 2010, Marshall joined the news team of MDiTV, a medical news network also based in Portland, as an anchor.[citation needed] In December 2011, she began working as a reporter and anchor at KGW-TV in Portland.[2] In 2022, she began working as an anchor at KTVZ, and became the station's News Director in December, 2022.[5]

Marshall and husband John Marler co-anchored newscasts in some cities, including at Boston's WHDH and Portland's KATU.[6]

Personal life

Marshall graduated with honors from Oregon State University in 1982 with a bachelor's degree in speech communications.[1]

She is married to John Marler, also a news anchor, and the couple have four children.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Long-time TV journalist, OSU grad to lead alumni efforts in Portland and Seattle". Oregon State University. July 18, 2008. Retrieved May 5, 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Cathy Marshall [biography]". KGW. January 11, 2016. Retrieved July 17, 2016.
  3. ^ Langlois, Ed (March 19, 1999). "TV news anchor couple puts career in perspective". Catholic Sentinel. Archived from the original on April 16, 2013. Retrieved May 5, 2012.
  4. ^ Schulberg, Pete (January 16, 2004). "Here's the latest on the 'Ex-Files'". Portland Tribune. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved November 28, 2016.
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  6. ^ Brenneman, Kristina (August 1, 1999). "Ads with more pizzazz might help Marler/Marshall". Portland Business Journal. Retrieved May 5, 2012.