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
Food stamps, cash assistance debit cards to get more secure in NY after 7 On Your Side Investigation
It come after the 7 On Your Side Investigates team found that New York has the highest number of stolen benefits.
Brooklyn groups mobilize to help Caribbean islands destroyed by Hurricane Beryl
Those with family and friends in the Caribbean islands hit by Hurricane Beryl are mobilizing to get donations to the countries.
What happens to the congestion pricing lawsuits?
Eight lawsuits have been filed against the plan. It appears they are proceeding with a decision expected any day in two of them.
NYPD pursuits up more than 644%, costing city taxpayers millions in crash claims
The 7 On Your Side Investigates Team has found that pursuits by the NYPD are up more than 644% from fiscal year 2022 to 2023, costing city taxpayers an additional $14 million in crash claims.
Guests of swanky New York City hotel say they were falsely charged $500 smoking fee
Guests of a swanky hotel in SoHo contacted our 7 On Your Side Investigates team after they said they were wrongfully charged a $500 smoking fee.
Troubled rollout of new FAFSA form leaves families, students in limbo
This is the time of year when high school seniors across our area usually decide where to go to college. But, many kids have been unable to do that because they don't know how much financial aid they'll get, if any.
'Missing': The mystery of Dr. Sneha Anne Philip - the woman who disappeared night before 9/11
One of the listed victims of the September 11th terrorist attacks may not have been at Ground Zero at all. Kristin Thorne examines the mystery of Dr. Sneha Anne Philip.
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.
'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.