Kristen Quon


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

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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

Upgraded 911 system will cost more

Johnson City is upgrading its 911 communication system, which means nearby counties and towns will have to pay more.

Dozens of tips, but still no sign of Kingsport missing man

"I don't think we will ever stop looking,” said Brittany Vaughn, Eugene Marshall's granddaughter. “I think that we need to start searching out of state.”

Peer mentoring program helping students succeed

Free community college for everyone may sound too good to be true, but it is a reality for about 15,000 students in Tennessee this fall.

Emergency workers teach kids life-lessons for Fire Prevention Week

This week is Fire Prevention Week. Sullivan West Volunteer Fire Department, along with Tennessee Highway Patrol is teaching students the importance of fire and vehicle safety.

Donations pour in, so feeding center will get working oven

Thanks to community donations, the Haven of Rest in Bristol, Tennessee, is getting a brand new oven.

Campground controversy: Roofs must go

People using a campground in Sullivan County are at odds with county officials over zoning issues.

Wouldn't you like to be a Pepper, too? Now you can!

One of the most guarded secrets in the world is the recipe for Coca-Cola--it’s locked away in a vault in Atlanta, but another famous soft drink got its start in a small Southwest Virginia town.

Neighbor talks about man charged with killing parents

A man accused of killing his parents and aunt in Jonesborough has been captured in New Orleans, and is now awaiting his court appearance.

National Storytelling Festival draws large crowd, police increase patrols

Even with stormy weather on the way, several festivals are still going on around our region this weekend.

Despite the rain, hundreds flood to Apple Festival

Even with stormy weather on the way, several festivals are still going on around our region this weekend.

Lots of excitement as Cabela's, The Falls officially open

Years of planning, controversy and waiting are over. The first store in Bristol, Virginia's Falls development opened its doors.

Woman dead in Abingdon condo fire

A woman has been killed in an early morning fire at an Abingdon condo.


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