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Katherine Jean "Kate" Bolduan (born 1983) is a congressional correspondent for CNN based in Washington, D.C. Bolduan provides feature stories and breaking news reports as well as custom live reports. Previously, she served as a general assignment correspondent for the network.
A native of Goshen, Indiana, she is the third child of Dr. Jeffrey and Nadine Bolduan, both of whom are medical professionals. She has worked at House & Garden magazine, Dateline NBC, NBC Nightly News, NBC News and MSNBC. From April 2006 through August 2007, Bolduan worked at WTVD-TV in Raleigh, N.C., where she served as a reporter with an emphasis on breaking news and live coverage.
She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the George Washington University in 2005 with a bachelor's degree in journalism. During her time at the university she was also a student-athlete and a talented stage actress. She is married to Carlyle Group principal Michael David Gershenson, and both are based in Washington D.C. The couple are recent converts to the Jewish faith, having joined the Washington Hebrew Congregation sometime in November 2009.