Before joining the Eyewitness News team in January 2012, Kristin was a reporter at News 12 Westchester. Before that she worked at WHTM-TV in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Kristin loves being involved with the Long Island community she serves. She is a volunteer with Big Brother, Big Sisters of Long Island and with the Little Shelter Animal Rescue and Adoption Center.
Kristin is a graduate of Georgetown University in Washington, DC and earned her Master's Degree from the prestigious Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She is the recipient of an Emmy Award and has received numerous Emmy nominations. She has also been honored with a regional Edward R. Murrow Award.
When she's not busy working, Kristin enjoys the outdoors. Her bucket list includes white water rafting, competing in a mud race and spending a month working on a winery in Italy.
Kristin lives on Long Island with her husband, two children and her big German Shepard Raina.
One student at Half Hollow Hills West in Dix Hills aced both tests. A second student missed just one question.
The sounds of summer are starting to fill the air at the beaches of Long Island, but don't be fooled, there's a lot of work to do.
The Superstorm Sandy homes are being bought up in an auction at the Hyatt Regency in Hauppauge.
Mothers and babies were part of a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday at the Nassau University Medical Center, which is one of the first hospitals in Manhattan, Queens and Long Island to offer hydro birthing for women with low-risk pregnancies.
Kristin Thorne reports from Temple University Hospital, which took many of the injured from the derailment.