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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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Sen. Casey Proposes New Rules For Gift Cards

Gift cards are a popular item during the holidays, but many of them can have hidden fees and expiration dates. Now, United States Sen. Bob Casey is leading the push to protect consumers.

12/11/2012

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Local Student Selected To Be In U.S. Army All-American Marching Band

A local high school student is one of only 125 in the country to be selected to be in this year’s U.S. Army All-American Marching Band. There was a special ceremony for him at his school on Monday.

12/03/2012

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Could New Hormone Diet Work For You?

The “Hormone Diet” is getting a stamp of approval in Pittsburgh. KDKA-TV asked two people to try the popular diet for six weeks and both lost weight on the program. It’s based on the best-selling book “The Hormone Diet,” by naturopathic doctor Natasha Turner.

11/13/2012

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New Grocery Store Apps Make Saving Money Easy

We all know we can save money with coupons, but most of us just can’t find the time to clip and use them. Now, some new, free apps let you skip the clipping and instead bring the coupons, specials and even recipes right to your phone.

11/09/2012

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Local Doctor Explains Benefits Of Gluten-Free Diet

Gluten-free has become the latest trend in diets with celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow and Lady Gaga trying it. Now, a lot of people are wondering if they should try a gluten-free diet and if it will help them lose weight, be healthier or feel better.

11/06/2012

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Facebook’s New “Promote” Option Raising Concerns

“It’s free and it always will be.” That’s the slogan you see when you log onto Facebook. But a new change is causing concerns about the way they do business.

10/17/2012

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Women’s Steelers Fashions To Debut At Style Lounge

Steeler Style weekend kicks off tonight with a fashion show.

10/05/2012

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Coffee Linked With Boosting LDL Cholesterol Levels

If your cholesterol is high, chances are you’ve been told to change your lifestyle. You probably hear things like, stop smoking, get more exercise and avoid fatty foods. Well, it appears health experts may soon be telling you to cut down on your coffee intake.

08/16/2012

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‘Black Dog Syndrome’ Affecting Adoption Rates At Shelters

We’d like to think all pets up for adoption have a fighting chance for a new home, but it turns out that they don’t.

08/15/2012

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Marvin Hamlisch Brought Charismatic Personality To ‘Pittsburgh Today Live’

Marvin Hamlisch was the biggest and brightest star to appear on “Pittsburgh Today Live” on a regular basis. Despite his international stature, he made time to come to KDKA.

08/07/2012

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Local Company Getting National Recognition For Wedding Videos

So much time and money is spent on a wedding day, but the video is the only thing that captures those memories in pictures and sound for a lifetime.

07/17/2012

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Me-Ality Fitting Room Helps Determine Your Perfect Jean Size

Jeans are a staple in most people’s wardrobe, but if you have a hard time finding the right fit for you, you’re not alone.

06/29/2012

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Smartphone Apps To Help Mark Dad’s Special Day

It’s Father’s Day, and if you’re looking for a gift that’s better than the traditional coffee mug or tie, then look no further than your smartphone.

06/15/2012

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‘Redshirting Kindergarteners’ Becoming A Growing Trend

There’s a growing trend where parents are holding their children back to start kindergarten when they’re older. Whether it’s for academic, athletic or social reasons, many parents think that by being older, their kids will have an edge.

06/11/2012

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4 Great Ways To Turn Your Clutter To Cash

There’s something about spring that somehow makes most of us want to clean out the clutter in our homes. So, if you’ve been spring cleaning and now you’re left with all kinds of stuff you don’t know what to do with, we have four great ways you can turn your clutter into cash.

05/09/2012

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