Kristin Farley

Date of Joining WATE: October 2004

Birthplace/Hometown: Washington, D.C.


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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