Kristin is a morning and early afternoon news reporter on KRLD and feels incredibly lucky to be working at such an awesome radio station so early in her career.
Born and raised in Richardson, she first decided news broadcast was for her in high school, after her younger sister encouraged her to do it so someone could do her makeup and hair every day. But in her first week at the Walter Cronkite Journalism School at Arizona State University, she went on a whim to a student radio meeting, got her own news show, and was hooked on radio.
While at school, she dabbled in entertainment but eventually came back to her first love, news.
Kristin was honored to place in the top 12 of the fall 2012 Hearst Journalism Awards in her junior year. She graduated from the Cronkite School and Arizona State in May 2014, and came home to Dallas.
Kristin was an active member of the Alpha Gamma Delta sorority while at school, and is now an active alum.
She also volunteers at the Second Chance SPCA in Plano.
She loves her family, friends, Downton Abbey, the Dallas Mavericks, country music, and a good strong margarita.
Follow Kristin on Twitter @KristinWeisKRLD
A new report says Texas is one of the worst places in the country for the flu, so far this year.
Two young men accused in a road rage incident in Grayson County could possibly face a more strict punishment.
Plano’s Prestonwood Baptist Church holds a safety seminar one month after the shooting in Sutherland Springs.
The Plano ISD will need to replace not only a school board member, but its Superintendent as well.
A beloved Christmas tradition in Dallas has saved by a generous donation from who parade organizers are calling “a Christmas angel.”
It looks like Dallas has a fighting chance to be Amazon’s choice for its second headquarters in the US.
Several 20-year-old lawsuits about police and fire department back pay have finally been settled.
Students in the Dallas School District may have their summer cut short by a week next year.
Sherman came to life around the sprawling branches of a pecan tree … once the city arrived.
Today is the first Friday the 13th to fall in October since 2006, so celebrate this spooky day accordingly!
The destruction along the Gulf coast from Harvey is having consequences in North Texas…as fuel prices rise while fears of supplies running out begin to grow.
The city of Rowlett is holding a special election soon, and an 18-year-old is throwing his hat in the ring.