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

Aggravated assault case goes to grand jury

A woman charged with hitting a boy and his grandmother at a bus stop has waived her preliminary hearing, and the case will now go to a grand jury.

Battle over tax credits escalating in the General Assembly

The war on coal was a hot topic on the floor of the Virginia House of Delegates in Richmond.

Firefighter succumbs to pancreatic cancer, leaves lasting legacy

Facebook support page reports Luke Story has passed away.

Greene County Sheriff makes changes, generates revenue

Greene County Sheriff Pat Hankins is making several changes that could create around $300,000 dollars in revenue over the next year.

Carter County officers reaffirm oath

Officers in Carter County took part in a swearing in ceremony today, all to reaffirm their oath.

Firefighter still serving community after 44 years

A volunteer firefighter in Carter County is making some changes after more than four decades on the job, but he is not hanging up his helmet just yet.

UPDATE: Bristol apartment project gets the green light

Plans are in the works to build 20 to 30 new apartment units on Lavinder Lane in Bristol, Tennessee.

Washington County Virginia honors top teachers

Local teachers took home a special honor tonight.

County schools develop new substitute teacher standards

The requirements to be a substitute teacher are often minimal, but now becoming a substitute in Carter County is more difficult.

Veterans in need of new facility

The VFW Post 1994 in Abingdon is chilly this winter. That's because the building they currently have does not have heat, among other amenities.

9-year-old girl collects blankets to keep pets warm

9-year-old Jaecee Rae wants to grow up to be a fashion designer. But, after a recent trip to the animal shelter, she now has designs on helping pets.

Obama visits East Tennessee, makes promises

The President and Vice President touched down in Knoxville today, to bring a message on education and manufacturing.


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Kristen Quon

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