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

Person airlifted to hospital after car wreck in Unicoi County

A person was airlifted to the hospital after a wreck in Unicoi County this evening.

Bristol celebrates Christmas early with march on State Street

Several downtown businesses acted as "inns" for tonight's performance, and local choral groups caroled on the streets.

Man wanted for ABC store armed robbery

According to Virginia State Police, just before 5:00 p.m. a white Honda Accord pulled into the parking lot of an ABC Store on Route 23 in Gate City, Va.

'Miracle baby' born at 10:11 a.m. on 12/13/14

Kristi and Bryan Caruthers are calling their newborn son Callum their 'miracle baby'.

Kids line up for 13th annual "Toys From Cops" event

The event's purpose is to provide needy children in Sullivan County with toys for Christmas.

Off-duty firefighter helps save pets from burning home

A firefighter pulled into the driveway of the home, where he found the home owner trying to extinguish the flames with a bucket of water.

East Tennessee man wanted on multiple charges

The Washington County Sheriff's Office needs your help finding a man wanted on multiple charges.

Thousands of play yards recalled due to strangulation risk

Dream On Me is recalling about 10,000 two-level deluxe play yards because the rails can collapse, posing a strangulation hazard to young children.

East TN couple accused of attacking a man with ratchet, robbing him

Two people are being held without bail at the Hawkins County Jail. Both are accused of trying to kill a man while robbing him.

Fire damages gym at Sullivan North High School

According to the Kingsport Fire Department, the fire happened around 8:30a.m.

Newborn screening

Delays in newborn testing widespread

Hospitals are supposed to prick the heel of newborns within 24 hours of birth to get a blood sample, and that sample is supposed to make it to a Nashville lab within two days to be tested for 24 possible conditions.

TBI names Jacksboro man on Top 10 Most Wanted list

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation needs your help in finding a man that is on their Top 10 Most Wanted List.


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