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.
If you’re looking for a quick getaway this summer, Hershey is just a three to four hour drive away and has lots to do, including an amusement park for all ages.
It’s a love story – caught on camera. KDKA was there when a Pittsburgh police officer proposed to his girlfriend today.
The sounds of strings mingled with splashing and laughing. It all happened under the shadow of two towering Parisian dancers in Market Square.
Surfing is something we usually associate with California, but what about right here on our three rivers?
Teenage drivers are three times more likely than adults to be involved in a fatal crash. That’s one reason why more and more parents are purchasing driver monitor devices – and these devices are getting high-tech.
Police in Washington County are trying to track down the person who stole a giant, fiberglass rooster statue from outside a local business.
Youth sports are a whole different ballgame from when most parents were in school.
Pirates’ pitcher Jason Grilli’s name on Twitter is @GrillCheese49. Now he’s using that nickname to help give back to the Pittsburgh community at the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.
Much has been said about the emergency response to Wednesday’s stabbings – how effectively everyone worked together to not only contain the situation, but get help to the victims.
A local 8-year-old girl is back in Pittsburgh as part of the cast of the Broadway tour of “Once.”
There’s an explosion of subscription services that deliver just about anything right to your house.
The battle between traditional taxi cabs and new ride-sharing services is heating up.
Chocolate lovers, listen up! There’s a new diet out that promises to let you eat chocolate to lose weight.
If you are on a kick to get fit in 2014, you are not alone.
“Wicked,” one of the most popular Broadway shows in history, is playing in Pittsburgh for the third time.