Kristen Quon


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

Contact Info


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

Interact With Kristen

Kristen's Most Recent Stories

Veterans create art for downtown Johnson City

The Warrior’s Canvas is a place where veterans can come to relieve stress through art therapy.

Leave your mark in downtown Johnson City

Bricks and plaques are being sold to help raise money to help revitalization efforts downtown.

Antique collector sells rare items to the public

An antique enthusiast is dusting off his collection and selling the rare items to the public.

Proof of school immunizations causes concern

When a child enters kindergarten and seventh grade in Johnson City, they are required by the state of Tennessee to show proper documentation of immunizations.

Water park worries: Wetlands hopes for a profitable season

Wetlands water park in Jonesborough has had trouble turning a profit over the last couple of years, but park management is looking at ways to bring more people to the park.      

Hawkins County officers honored during National Police Week

This week is National Police Week, and people around the country are saluting the sacrifices of our country's police officers.

Community garden brings fresh produce to children in need

School is almost out for the summer, which means no more school lunches for children in Carter County.

Through life’s turns, family earns college degrees together

“We worked so incredibly hard,” said mother, Lisa Baughn. “It’s just a complete and total blessing. It means the world to me, and it’s something that very few people will have the honor and joy to do."

Jonesborough's Board of Mayor and Alderman discusses schools, water park

Two big concerns were discussed at the Jonesborough Board of Mayor and Alderman meeting Monday, May 11th.

Ceremony honors fallen officers from around the region

Police  officers, deputies and relatives of officers who lost their lives in the line of duty, gathered around the Kingsport Police Memorial and placed a rose in honor of each fallen officer in Kingsport, Sullivan county, Hawkins county and Scott county

World War II veteran celebrates 100th birthday

Family and friends gathered at the Food City on Clinchfield Drive to celebrate 100-year-old Raymond Heck.

Float the Fork: Mendota couple opens outdoor attraction

The family-owned company offers tubing and kayaking trips down the North Fork of the Holston River.


News 5 Staff


Preston Ayres

Preston Ayres grew up on a farm in the Bowmantown community of Washington County, TN.


Paul Johnson

PJ began his television career at WCYB-TV in 1981 after working as a newspaper and radio reporter.


Samantha Kozsey

Samantha Kozsey anchors News 5 Early Today, News 5 Today and News 5 at Noon. Samantha brings 15 years broadcast journalism experience to the WCYB team.


Julie Newman

Julie Newman anchors News 5 WCYB at 5, 6 and 11. She brings a dozen years of television experience to the newsroom.


Rebecca Pepin

Rebecca moved to the Tri-Cities in 2005 after living in Columbia, South Carolina for 5 years and working for WIS-TV.


Dave Dierks

The Tri-Cities has been home for Dave for more than 25 years.


David Boyd

David grew up in Knoxville and has always had a love for weather.

Chris Michaels

Chris Michaels

Chris Michaels is the weekend evening meteorologist at News 5 WCYB. Chris comes to us from North Carolina State University, where he got his degree in Meteorology.


Casey Goetz

Casey joined the News 5 team as Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter in August, 2010.


Olivia Caridi

Olivia graduated Cum Laude from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas with a degree in journalism and a minor in English.


Callan Gray

Callan Gray grew up in New York, and has always had a love for storytelling.


Stephanie Santostasi

Stephanie comes to the Tri-Cities from Michigan, where she attended Central Michigan University with dual degrees in Broadcast and Cinematic Arts and Communication.

Cassandra Sweetman

Cassandra Sweetman

Cassandra Sweetman is a multimedia journalist for News 5 WCYB.

Olivia Bailey

Olivia Bailey

Olivia Bailey is a multi-media journalist for News 5 WCYB. She is a native of Chilhowie, Va., and graduate of Emory & Henry College.


Kristen Quon

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