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 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 a regional Edward R. Murrow Award and has received several Folio awards, which honor the best of Long Island journalism.

Kristin is training for a triathlon and 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
Some seniors struggling with mental health during pandemic while others are thriving
The coronavirus pandemic has affected the mental health of many different populations of people, including seniors.
Parents want swift action after racial verbal and physical harassment of middle school student
The boy's mother wrote on social media that a student pushed her son in the back and punched him saying, "Go back to your country, Asian."
Why Long Island restaurant owners are struggling to find workers
Restaurant owners on Long Island are finally seeing customers come back through their doors and now they're facing another challenge - finding workers.
Mother, 2 daughters work as nurses at hospital on Long Island
One family on Long Island has nursing in their genes -- a mother and her two daughters are all nurses at the same hospital.
Woman, 94, loses tax exemptions when she is assumed dead
A 94-year-old woman on Long Island is frustrated with a county mistake that forced her to pay higher taxes after someone mistook her for dead.
Former NYPD officer gets 5 years for selling fentanyl in deadly overdose
Former NYPD Officer Joseph Recca, 28, who pleaded guilty to manslaughter and other charges, was sentenced to five years in prison Monday.
Long Island nonprofits, local leaders seek to create job opportunities for people with autism
"Everyone needs to give them a chance." On Long Island, nonprofit organizations and local leaders are on a mission to help adults with autism find employment.
Family, neighbors mourn loss of NYPD Officer Anastasios Tsakos
Neighbors say 43-year-old NYPD Officer Anastasios Tsakos, or "Tasso" as they lovingly called him, was blending in beautifully to the neighborhood. They say he was the type of person that you thought to yourself, he is going to be one of our great neighbors.
Sons of Long Island federal judge killed in hit-and-run remember mother as 'inspiration to young women'
The sons of the Long Island federal judge killed in a hit-and-run crash are remembering her as an inspiration to young women pursuing a legal career and as a devoted mother.
Suspect wanted after dousing college student with hazardous substance on Long Island
Nassau County's police commissioner had a message for the man seen in surveillance video throwing some kind of hazardous, corrosive liquid on Nafiah Ikram's face, which left her badly scarred.