Evie recently spent some time interviewing with a woman she respects and admires. Catherine Anaya is a local television and radio host in Arizona that Evie has watched on TV since she was a baby. Evie has been able to meet with and talk to Catherine many times now and considers her a dear friend. Evie’s interview with Catherine for The Women’s Eye Radio Podcast was filled with tons of insights into her past and current life, her growth as a person and as a songwriter and wisdom for overcoming loss, struggles and fears.
Catherine Anaya is a television and radio host. She’s currently a digital TV host at The Social Television Network as well as a contributing host of The Women’s Eye radio podcast on iTunes. The proud mother of two and wife is also a three-time Emmy Award- winning former television news anchor of more than 25 years, recently inducted into the prestigious National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Silver Circle, for more than 25 years of broadcast excellence
Catherine anchored and reported 12 of those years at CBS 5 News in Phoenix. Prior to that she was an anchor/reporter in Los Angeles, Indiana and Texas. Catherine has won numerous awards including ‘Anchor of the Year’ by the Arizona Associated Press Broadcasters Association. Her career highlights include interviewing President Obama at the White House and co-anchoring a post-presidential debate with the legendary Walter Cronkite.
Catherine is a member of the Make-A-Wish Arizona Board of Directors and was recently featured in the 2019 KNOW Book + Tribe highlighting 100+ Women you should KNOW and do business with. Catherine was also named an Arizona Latina Trailblazer in 2014. She is a former longtime member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, the Arizona Latino News Media Association Board of Directors and is a graduate of the Valley’s Hispanic Leadership Institute (HLI), Class of 2004.
Catherine is a USC alumna and a USC mom. She is also the founder of the women’s charitable group Sisterhood of Super Women and helped her children create The Lats Legacy Foundation and scholarship in memory of their father. She is an exercise junkie and a three-time Boston Marathon finisher (2007, 2011, 2012).