Kristine Sorensen

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Kristine Sorensen joined KDKA-TV as a reporter/anchor in April 2003. She can be seen hosting Pittsburgh Today Live, anchoring KDKA-TV News at 5pm alongside Ken Rice and doing special reports for the evening newscasts.

Kristine returned to Pittsburgh where she was Washington County Bureau Chief after being a reporter/anchor in Dallas, Texas. She earned a Master’s Degree in Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and a Bachelor’s Degree in Government with a minor in dance from the College of William and Mary in Virginia. She received a graduate marketing certificate from Southern Methodist University.

Kristine was recently honored with an Edward R. Murrow award and an Associated Press award for her feature story on two people who became good friends after one anonymously donated his stem cells for a life-saving transplant. She also won an AP award for hosting Pittsburgh Today Live which won best news talk show and a Golden Quill award for her series of reports on West Virginia P.O.W. Jessica Lynch.

When she’s not playing with her children, Kristine enjoys reading, taking dance classes and enjoying Pittsburgh’s cultural institutions.

She has studied dance since she was a child and performed with dance companies for 10 years. More recently in 2013, she recently performed a solo with Bodiography Contemporary Ballet company’s “Multiplicity” performance at the Byham Theater.

Kristine served on the Board of Trustees for the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre for 10 years and has written about dance for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. She is an active supporter of the March of Dimes, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, the National Parkinson Foundation and Variety’s “My Bike” program, providing adaptive bikes for disable children.

Kristine is married to KDKA-TV Investigative Reporter Marty Griffin. They have two daughters, Sophia and Chloe, and a son, Vincent.


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Locals Healing With MELT Method Classes

If you have nagging pain, headaches or stress, trouble sleeping or with digestion, a new self-treatment technique could help you.

01/30/2015

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Consumer Reports: Super Snack Bars

The most overcrowded section of your grocery store these days may well be the snack bar aisle. Sales are on the rise with 20 percent of Americans saying they munch at least one bar a day, according to Mintel Market Research.

01/20/2015

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Winter Sports Are A Great Way To Burn Calories

KDKA’s Kristine Sorensen embraces the cold weather as a great way to burn calories.

01/09/2015

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Local Resorts Using New Method To Teach Beginners How To Ski

Skiing is a big winter sport, and with Hidden Valley and Seven Springs in our area it’s an easy and convenient activity.

01/08/2015

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Study: Moms May Have Stronger Connection With Dogs Than Previously Thought

There’s no question when we get a dog it feels like part of the family. Now, there’s evidence that bond with our dogs may be stronger than we even realized.

01/07/2015

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Consumers Reports Tests LED Light Bulbs

LED bulbs promise to last anywhere from 23 to 46 years and thanks to electronic circuitry and semi-conductor chips, they have the potential to do more than just turn on and off.

01/06/2015

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Lab-Grown Diamonds Cheaper, More Sustainable Option

It’s hard to deny the brilliance and beauty of diamonds.

01/02/2015

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New Charges Filed Against Man In Downtown Machete Attack

A man accused of attacking another man with a machete at a bus stop Downtown was in court Monday morning.

12/15/2014

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Consumer Reports: Best Places To Buy Electronics

From tablets to TVs to laptop computers, electronics are likely to be the hottest gifts this holiday season. Consumer Reports’ recent survey covering more than 42,000 electronics purchases can steer you to the best places to buy.

12/12/2014

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Motorists Stranded As Snow Continues To Fall In N.Y.

A lake-effect snow storm continues to batter cities along Lake Erie.

11/19/2014

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Dietician Separates Diet Boosters From Diet Busters

Whether you’re grocery shopping or eating out, choosing the best food for your diet isn’t always as simple as the lowest calorie count.

11/18/2014

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Theodora Polamalu: Polynesian Luau ‘A Celebration Of Charity’

Troy Polamalu has been out of the line-up since he was injured in the Steeler game Nov. 2, but he’s not going to miss the luau this Friday night to support his foundation.

11/12/2014

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Pittsburgh-Centric Movie Starring Will Smith A Boost To Local Economy

The hustle and bustle of Hollywood is right here in Pittsburgh.

10/27/2014

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Officials Warn Of Food Fraud, Say Labels Not Always Truthful

Eating healthy these days takes work.

10/17/2014

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Women Fighting Back Against “Food Shaming” Harassment

More and more people, especially women, say they’re being openly taunted when eating fattening foods in public.

10/16/2014

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