Kristin Farley

Kristin Farley

Anchor, 4:00, 5:00, 5:30 & 10:00 Weeknights

Date of Joining WATE: October 2004

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Birthplace/Hometown: Washington, D.C.

Education:

  •     University of Delaware

Previous Media Experience:

  •     WOWK-TV, Huntington, WV (5, 7 and 11:00 p.m. Anchor)
  •     WVVA-TV, Bluefield, WV (5, 6 and 11:00 p.m. Anchor)
  •     WOAY-TV Oak Hill, WV (Weekend Anchor)
  •     WBNS-TV Columbus, OH (Overnight Producer/Anchor)

Outside Interests/Hobbies:

Running, hiking, camping with the family, whitewater rafting and cooking

What You Enjoy About Local News:

It is very rewarding to give the people in your community information that can help them and their families. Another major plus with local news is the number of opportunities to help area charities. I really enjoy raising money and awareness for local programs.

Media Awards and Honors:

  •     West Virginia Associated Press Best Enterprise reporting
  •     West Virginia Associated Press Best Feature Reporting
  •     West Virginia Associated Press Best Spot News (Team Award)
  •     Children's Miracle Network WV Statewide emcee 2000-2004
  •     March Of Dimes Chairperson 2003 and 2004
  •     Emmy Award—Feature Series Reporting - 2010
  •     Adjunct Journalism Professor, University of Tennessee - 2009-2010
  •     President-elect, Girl's on the Run - 2010
  •     Murrow Award, Best Spot News (Co-Anchored) - 2009
  •     SPJ, Documentary/Public Affairs - 2006
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