Cory Hepola is the KARE 11 Sunrise News Anchor in Minneapolis, where his energetic personality, conversational delivery, and passion for his home-state of Minnesota is on display every morning from 5 AM-7 AM.
Before returning home, Cory was an Award-Winning Sports Anchor with Comcast Sportsnet in Houston, Texas. For two years, he anchored the 6, 10, and 12:00 sportscasts, and served as a Host for Houston Astros Pre & PostGame LIVE, and the magazine shows “Astros Bases Loaded and “Astros Field Pass.” In 2014, Cory earned two more Emmy Nominations, including Best On Camera Talent: Sports Anchor and Best Discussion/Interview.
Previously, Cory spent 10 years as a Sports Anchor and Reporter in different cities across the country where he twice won Awards for Best Sportscast (2010 in New York & 2003 in North Dakota).
His other stops include: KVUE-TV in Austin, Texas, WROC-TV in Rochester, New York, WENY-TV in Elmira, New York, KTVH-TV in Helena, Montana, and KXJB-TV in Fargo, North Dakota. Cory also served as an intern for WRC-TV and “The George Michael Sports Machine” in Washington, DC.