Kristin Thorne  | ABC7 WABC News Team
Kristin Thorne is the 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 volunteers with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Little Shelter Animal Rescue and Adoption Center and the Boy Scouts. She also is a Eucharistic minister and lector at her church.

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 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
Long Island student COVID infection rate highest in New York State
COVID cases in students are higher on Long Island than anywhere else in New York State, according to data from the New York State Department of Health.
Cats continue to be rescued from hoarder home on Long Island
Animal control officers on Long Island are continuing to pull cats out of a home in North Bellmore.
Long Island elementary students push for inclusion by lobbying to change colors of school bathrooms
The elementary students hope to change perceptions about gender through the act of acceptance at their school.
Importance of mammograms stressed as Breast Cancer Awareness Month begins
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and experts are warning women not to put off their annual mammograms due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Long Island woman thanks paramedics, police officers who delivered baby on her kitchen floor
SPECIAL DELIVERY: A Long Island woman has a group of paramedics and police officers to thank for delivering her son on the kitchen floor of her home.
Hispanic Heritage Month: History not lost on Suffolk County police's 1st Hispanic chief
Newly promoted Suffolk County Police Deputy Chief Milagros Soto is the department's first Hispanic chief and the highest ranking woman in the department.
Glen Cove looking to offer ferry service to Manhattan in 2022 after years of delays
Ferry service was initially set to launch in May 2020 when COVID hit -- so it was put on pause.
Town of Hempstead 9/11 annual ceremony returns to the beach
For the last several years, the ceremony was held at the new 9/11 memorial located in the beach's parking lot.
First day of school for LI school district where hundreds of parents want masks optional
Students in the Massapequa School District returned to school Thursday after months of heated school board meetings, rallies, and parades to protest universal masks in schools.
Coronavirus News: Debate over masks in the classroom gets heated across Long Island
Some parents are concerned that not being able to breathe in stifling, hot classrooms was more of a threat to their children than COVID. Others said it's necessary.