Kathy Fowler is a medical reporter at Washington, D.C.’s ABC affiliate WJLA-TV. She has been reporting on medical breakthroughs, the healthcare system and everyday health issues affecting American’s lives for more than 10 years.
Fowler’s ability to simplify complicated medical topics and tell compelling human interest stories has earned her a National Emmy Award. She has also earned a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for her reports on the black market sales of human organs in the Philippines.
Fowler has also been nominated for several Emmys, one of which was for telling her own personal story about being a passenger in a fatal car crash when she was a teenager. For the past two years, she has spoken to more than 10,000 students in the D.C. Metro area about the lifelong impact of reckless driving.
Fowler also travelled to South Korea to follow the first American paralysis patient through a stem cell transplant.
Before joining ABC-7 News in June 2001, Kathy reported at WJZ-TV in Baltimore, Maryland at NBC-17 in Raleigh, North Carolina and at WBNS in Columbus, Ohio.
Kathy is married and has a son and a daughter.