Kristin Thorne  | ABC7 WABC News Team
Kristin Thorne is a Long Island correspondent for WABC-TV's Eyewitness News.

Before joining the Eyewitness News team in January 2012, Kristin was a reporter at News 12 Westchester. Before that she worked at WHTM-TV ABC 27 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Kristin loves being involved with the Long Island community. She is on the leadership council of Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Long Island and volunteers with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul and Little Shelter Animal Rescue and Adoption Center.

Kristin graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University in Washington, DC and earned her master's degree in broadcast journalism from the prestigious Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She is the recipient of an Emmy Award and has received numerous Emmy nominations. She has also been honored with a regional Edward R. Murrow Award.

When she's not busy working, Kristin enjoys taking dance class, studying Spanish, and traveling.

Kristin lives on Long Island with her husband, three children, and their Corgi Max.

Kristin's Stories
Reopen Long Island: Businesses prepare for phase one reopening Wednesday
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gave Long Island the green light to enter Phase One of reopening Wednesday.
Coronavirus News: Beach lifeguards deploy new safety protocols amid COVID-19 pandemic
Most lifeguards have been given their own individual PPE, are sitting in separate chairs, and are wearing masks while on the beach.
Coronavirus News: Long Beach boardwalk reopens for the first time in 2 months
The Long Beach boardwalk reopened to pedestrians and bicycle riders Thursday morning after being closed for two months due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Long Beach to restrict daily beach passes under summer beach plan
Officials in the City of Long Beach said they will be restricting the number of daily beach passes this summer in an effort to control capacity. The decision on whether to stop selling passes will depend upon the crowd at the beach at any given time.
High school seniors struggling with decision to defer from colleges, universities
High school seniors across our area are trying to decide whether to defer admission to their respective colleges or universities for the fall due to uncertainty about whether campuses will be open.
Coronavirus News: Amid record unemployment, these businesses are hiring in tri-state area
According to, the top jobs available in the tri-state area are registered nurses, software developers, home health aides, truck drivers, sales managers and front-line supervisors of retail sales workers.
Coronavirus News: Lawmakers urge Town of Hempstead to share stimulus money
Senators from Long Island and those with the Long Island congressional delegation are calling upon the Town of Hempstead to share the $133 million the town received in federal stimulus money with Nassau County and villages within the town. The county only
Coronavirus News: Tech companies race to create worker health screening devices
As businesses look to reopen, technology companies are racing to create devices that can be used to test workers' temperatures and more.
Coronavirus News: Frontline workers proceed with weddings despite pandemic
Frontline workers across our area are deciding not to postpone their weddings due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus News: Workers at linen cleaning company say they were fired for staying home sick with COVID-19 symptoms
At least five laundry workers for a company in Hempstead, which cleans used linens from nursing homes and hospitals, said they were fired for staying home when they weren't feeling well.