Kara Sundlun is a two-time Emmy-award winning journalist. You can catch her live every weekday as the co-host of Better Connecticut with Scot Haney at 3 p.m. on Channel 3. She also anchors Eyewitness News at Noon.
Every afternoon Kara brings viewers information that informs, entertains and inspires to make life Better! In her series Kara's Cures she explores ways to heal the body, mind and spirit. From past life regression, to bodies after babies Kara enjoys exploring the wisdom of the ancients to the cutting edge treatments of today.
Kara joined Channel 3 in 2000 and has covered several of Connecticut's biggest news events. Kara reported live from Ground Zero after the 9/11 terror attacks. She also traveled with local national guard troops to Bosnia and Germany to cover the War on Terror. She was the only Connecticut reporter to travel to Washington, D.C., to report with exclusive interviews with local lawmakers as the Iraq war began.
"I think I have the greatest job in the world. I am a modern day town cryer. I can be an Eyewitness to history and help people make their lives better by giving them the information they need."
In 2005, Kara received an Emmy award for outstanding achievement in reporting. She has also won an Emmy award for the story "Swimming with Sharks," an in-depth look at sharks swimming in New England waters. Kara has also been named "Best Local TV News Reporter" by Hartford Magazine, and in 2006, Kara was included in the Hartford Business Journal's Top 40 Under 40.
Kara grew up in suburban Detroit, but has many ties to New England with family in Rhode Island. She graduated with honors from the University of Michigan, where she earned a dual degree in political science and communications. Kara started her television journalism career as a youth reporter for WPRI-TV in Providence, R.I. She has also worked in Grand Rapids, Michigan and interned at the White House and CNN's Washington Bureau.
Kara lives in Hartford where you'll often see her at charity events trying raise money for local causes. She is married to Eyewitness News anchor Dennis House. They are proud parents of Helena and Julian.