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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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.
The reality show “Undercover Boss” recently held a national contest for bosses to nominate their star employee to win a $10,000 bonus with another $10,000 going to the boss’s charity of choice. And it turns out the winner, Jessica Wynkoop, lives right here in our area.
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Did you know this is the “Year of the Bible” in Pennsylvania? But an atheist group from Wisconsin has filed a federal lawsuit against state lawmakers saying it’s unconstitutional.
When Paul Kaminski brought this box of books to the Dormont Historical Society, little did he know they were truly coming home. That’s because the building, the Dormont Municipal Building, used to be Dormont School in the 1920′s where some of these books were checked out.
Princess Diana is a cultural icon for her royalty, philanthropy and dramatic life. Over the next few days, Pittsburghers can get a better sense of who Diana was as a person, not just a princess, as the Pittsburgh Home & Garden Show hosts the “Diana, The People’s Princess” exhibit.
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One of the big budget movies filmed here in Pittsburgh is hitting the big screen. “One for the Money” starring Katherine Heigl will be in theaters Friday.
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When you shop for gifts, it’s easy to go to Amazon or online to a big box store. But a new movement is underway to encourage people to “shop local” because of the positive impact it has on our community.
If you’re looking for something fun to do to celebrate the holiday season, but you don’t want to spend a lot of money, there are lots of great things going on around our area.
Black Friday can offer some amazing deals, but if you can’t deal with the crowds, or don’t feel like going to the stores, you can still cash in on Cyber Monday.
If you’re tired of fad diets that might work for a while but then you always re-gain the weight, a new program may be just what you need. It’s called “Fit, Fun and Fabulous at Any Age.” It’s a 12-week program developed by a local doctor and it is changing lives.