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

Kristin's Stories
Season 2 of Eyewitness News' investigative, true-crime series 'Missing' now streaming on Hulu
Hosted by ABC7 New York Eyewitness News investigative reporter Kristin Thorne, "Missing" tells the real stories of missing people around the New York City tri-state area whose stories have long gone untold.
Scientists across country make headway in fight against glioblastoma
At Cold Spring Harbor Lab, scientists recently had a breakthrough in a seven-year long study of glioblastoma.
Investigation finds concerning link between guardianship lawyers, case workers and judges
Eyewitness News found that guardianship lawyers, law firms or people who deal with guardianship cases who donated to judges' election campaigns were awarded guardianship appointments by those same judges.
Long Island family sues Meta for 'harming' daughter through Instagram use
"We did everything that we should have done as parents, but we were fighting a computer algorithm. We were outnumbered, we were out powered."
Eyewitness News investigation finds alarming issues in Tri-State's adult guardianship systems
Often described as "civil death," guardianships strip an adult of their fundamental rights.
Tons of food tossed daily at migrant hotel in Midtown, workers say
Workers at a hotel for migrants in Midtown Manhattan tell Eyewitness News they throw out large garbage bags of free, prepared food every day.
Workers at migrant hotel in Midtown tell Eyewitness News about safety, health concerns
Some workers at a hotel for migrants in Midtown Manhattan tell Eyewitness News they feel unsafe at the hotel due to migrants cooking in the rooms and what they said is a lack of oversight of migrants who are supposed to be isolating for infectious disease
Michigan parents hit New York City streets to track down son missing for 3 months
The parents of a man who disappeared from Midtown three months ago are in New York City hoping to find their son.
Former workers of group of high-end Italian restaurants in New York City say their wages were stolen
Eyewitness News has found that the owners of a group of popular, high-end Italian restaurants in New York City have been sued for wage theft by their former workers in at least 11 different class action lawsuits.
Residents of 2 Bronx buildings go on rent strike against landlord for unsafe living conditions
Frustrated residents in two apartment buildings in the Bronx are taking action after they say the landlord has refused to fix dangerous conditions in their apartments.