Kristin Thorne  | ABC7 WABC News Team
Kristin Thorne is an investigative reporter for WABC-TV Eyewitness News. She was promoted to the 7 On Your Side Investigates team in January 2022 after serving 10 years as the station's Long Island Correspondent.

She is the creator, writer, and producer of WABC's true crime series "Missing," in which she investigates the disappearances of people from the New York City area. The episodes are available at

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 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 an adjunct professor at Hofstra University teaching journalism in the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication.

She is the recipient of an Emmy Award and has received numerous Emmy nominations. She has also been honored with two regional Edward R. Murrow Awards and has received several Folio awards, which honor the best of Long Island journalism. She was honored with the "Excellence in Newscasting Award" at the 2021 Long Island International Film Expo.

Kristin competes in triathlons and is training for an Ironman. She enjoys reading, studying Spanish and traveling around the U.S and Europe. She loves exploring new places and has rarely visited the same place twice.

Kristin's Stories
Exclusive: New York agency gave bonuses to employees after meeting organ 'goal,' emails show
7 On Your Side Investigates has obtained internal emails from the federally designated organization responsible for obtaining organs from dead and dying patients in New York.
7 on Your Side Investigates: Fake construction falls in NY contributing to rise in rent, home costs
The 7 On Your Side Investigates team has learned about a scam involving fake falls in New York that is costing everyone from construction companies, to homeowners and renters.
Insurance coverage of sensation restoration procedure post-mastectomy under debate
During a mastectomy, nerves can be severed and some patients can have permanent numbness in their chests.
Woman fights to have license cleared after someone allegedly uses it during 4 traffic stops
A Brooklyn woman is fighting to have her license cleared after someone used a picture of her license after being pulled over by police, not once, but four times.
High number of smoke shops in South Bronx worries doctors, students
Some emergency room doctors in the Bronx tell Eyewitness News they're seeing a disturbing trend of middle, and even elementary school students, coming into the ER on their way to school in the morning sick from cannabis.
Company that owns bus involved in deadly Orange County crash has no unsafe violations
The 7 On Your Side Investigates team is learning more about the bus involved in a deadly crash in Orange County on Thursday.
Scammers stealing money from state-issued debit cards used for food stamps
The city believes the money is being stolen from state-issued cards after people swipe their debit cards on machines with skimming devices.
The 9/11 murder mystery that continues to haunt investigators
The immigrant's murder was the only homicide in New York City on 9/11 outside of the attacks at the World Trade Center.
Man convicted of murdering his wife in 2019 wants conviction overturned
A man convicted of murdering his wife on the Upper West Side in 2009 is attempting to have his murder conviction overturned and spoke in prison with Eyewitness News Investigative Reporter Kristin Thorne.
Man who suffered seizure, heart attack on subway reunites with NYPD officers who saved him
The NYPD bodycam video shows the calm, cool, and collected teamwork. Officers traded off doing CPR on the victim.