Kristine Sorensen Biography and Wiki
Kristine Sorensen is an American news journalist currently working as a news anchor for KDKA New in Pittsburgh. She anchors KDKA-TV News at 5 p.m., as well as special reports and Kidsburgh stories, in partnership with Kidsburgh.org.
Kristine Sorensen Age
Kristine has not disclosed any information on her age or her birthdate.
Kristine Sorensen Birthday
It is not known when Kristine celebrates her birthday.
Kristine Sorensen Height and Weight
Sorensen stands at an average height and moderate weight. She appears to be quite tall in stature if her photos, relative to her surroundings, are anything to go by.
Kristine Sorensen Family and Parents
Kristine was born and raised in the USA, however, she has not disclosed any information about her family or her parents.
Kristine Sorensen Education
Kristine 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 and has taught at Point Park University as an adjunct professor.
Kristine Sorensen Husband Marty Griffin
Kristine is married to her loving husband Marty Griffin who is an investigative reporter and radio talk show host working for KDKA-TV and KDKA-AM radio in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Kristine Sorensen Wedding
Kristine and her husband Marty held their wedding back in 2003 and have been blessed with three wonderful children in their marriage.
Kristine Sorensen KDKA Wikipedia
Sorensen joined KDKA-TV as a reporter and anchor in April 2003. She anchors KDKA-TV News at 5 p.m., as well as special reports and Kidsburgh stories, in partnership with Kidsburgh.org, featuring the positive things in our community for kids and families. Kristine also hosted “Pittsburgh Today Live” for 11 years on KDKA.
Kristine came to KDKA-TV after working as a reporter and 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.
Kristine won a Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award for Features Reporter for Human Interest Stories for her Kidsburgh reports, including a story on a colorful crossing guard, children in “A Musical Christmas Carol” and a boy with Autism who learned to speak through the help of a special iPad speaking device.
That story went viral online and has been seen by more than 2 million people. Kristine has also won an Edward R. Murrow award for reporting and an AP Award for hosting Pittsburgh Today Live which won the best news talk show.
Kristine enjoys reading, playing tennis, gardening, and enjoying Pittsburgh’s cultural institutions. She has studied dance since she was a child and performed with dance companies for 10 years. In 2013, she performed a solo with the Bodiography Contemporary Ballet company’s performance at the Byham Theater.
Kristine volunteers in many ways in the community. She 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, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, and Jefferson Awards Foundation.
Kristine Sorensen Surgery
Recently in October 2020, Kristin underwent foot surgery and had to sit at home for two weeks to recover from her surgery.
Kristine Sorensen Salary
Kristine receives an annual salary of $75,000 from her career as a news journalist for KDKA.
Kristine Sorensen Net Worth
Sorensen is believed to have an estimated net worth of $350,000 as of 2022 from her successful career as a news journalist for KDKA.