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 www.ABC7NY.com/missing.

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

Kristin's Stories
9-year-old girl travels from war-torn Ukraine to Long Island for life-saving heart surgery
A 9-year-old girl from Ukraine got heart surgery on Long Island Wednesday that could change her life forever.
Join Reddit AMA with Kristin Thorne about 'Missing' tonight at 7
My series "Missing" tells the stories of missing people who never got the coverage they deserved. Every single victim and every single family deserves justice - and that's my mission. Tonight at 7, ask me a question about the series or follow along during our first AMA, or Ask Me Anything, on ABC7NY's Reddit.
Bronx father dying of rare disease approved for potential life-saving surgery
A father of two from the Bronx, who was denied several times for surgery on a rare disease, has now been approved for the potentially life-saving procedure in a reversal from his insurance company.
Bronx father dying of rare disease denied life-saving surgery 3 times, waits on NY for approval
A father of two from the Bronx, who is dying of a rare disease, is waiting on the New York State Department of Financial Services to decide whether he should be allowed to have a life-saving surgery.
Eyewitness News' investigative series 'Missing' is now streaming on Hulu
'Missing' tells the stories of missing people who never got the coverage they deserved. Every single victim and every single family deserve justice - and that's the mission of this series.
Travelers say their checked luggage is stuck at Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport
Several travelers in our area have reported to Eyewitness News 7 on Your Side Investigates that they have been unable to get their luggage from Air France at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris.
'Missing' investigates small town girl's journey from cheerleader to sex-trafficked 'hostage'
Kristin Thorne examines the disappearance of Corinna Paige Slusser, who went from small-town Pennsylvania cheerleader to sex-trafficked "hostage" in New York City, where she vanished in 2017.
'Missing' investigates small town girl's journey from cheerleader to sex-trafficked 'hostage'
Kristin Thorne examines the disappearance of Corinna Paige Slusser, who went from small-town Pennsylvania cheerleader to sex-trafficked "hostage" in New York City, where she vanished in 2017.
'Missing' investigates a Brooklyn mom's relentless quest to solve daughter's twisted disappearance
In this episode of "Missing" Eyewitness News Investigative Reporter Kristin Thorne profiles a young mother, Chelsea Michelle Cobo, who vanished from Brooklyn in 2016.
'Missing' investigates a Brooklyn mom's relentless quest to solve daughter's twisted disappearance
In the next episode of "Missing" Eyewitness News Investigative Reporter Kristin Thorne profiles a young mother, Chelsea Michelle Cobo, who vanished from Brooklyn in 2016.