Kristen Quon


POSTED: 5:39 PM May 13 2014   UPDATED: 3:15 PM Jul 30 2014

Kristen Quon is a producer and multimedia journalist for News 5 WCYB.

Kristen is a Savannah, Georgia native, but moved to Johnson City to study journalism at Milligan College. While in school she interned with PBS in Washington D.C. and other news stations in the Tri-Cities.

Kristen has a Bachelor of Arts in multimedia journalism from Milligan College, where she was a member of the cheerleading squad from 2010 to 2014. She is a diehard Atlanta Falcons fan, and a coffee lover.

Kristen believes everyone has a story to tell and would love to hear yours! If you have a news tip, or would just like to say hello, email her at

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Kristen's Most Recent Stories

August Angels help children in need

In a few days many students in the Tri-Cities area will be returning to school with new backpacks and clothes, but there are many children who cannot afford new items.


Woman caught stealing purse from a BP

The Sullivan County Sheriff's office needs your help identifying a woman who was caught stealing a purse.

YWCA Bristol Wins Contest Funding

Friday, July 25 the YWCA won the First Tennessee Foundation's 150 Days of Giving non-profit contest, granting the organization $5,000 in funding.

Ceremony for Naming of SP4 David Lee Hann Memorial Bridge

A special ceremony was held in Kingsport for the naming of a bridge in honor of a fallen soldier who gave his life in Vietnam.

Garage sale held to raise money for a family who needs a service dog

A garage sale was held this weekend to raise money for Carter Gillenwater, a 4- year old who is severely autistic and is in need of a service dog.

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Speeding Tickets Cost More Than You Might Think

According to consumer finance website,Nerd Wallet, the cost of speeding does not end with a fine.

Local gallery provides art therapy for veterans

Thanks to a local art gallery, veterans in the Tri-Cities have a place they can express themselves through art.

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National College of Business & Technology's Bristol Campus to Hold Career Fair

The National College of Business and Technology is partnering with Express Employment Professionals to host a career fair.

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Kia and General Motors Recall Vehicles

Kia Motors Corporation and General Motors have released a recall on vehicles.

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Johnson City murder suspect to appear in court

A man accused of murder is making a court appearance today.


Two Southwest Virgina school systems prohibit tobacco from campuses

Two Southwest Virginia school systems are now one hundred percent tobacco free.

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ETSU looking to change their mass communications program

East Tennessee State University is in the works to change one of its programs in order to regain accreditation.


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Kristen Quon

Kristen is a Savannah, Georgia native who moved to Johnson City to study journalism at Milligan College.