Kristen Quon

Producer/Reporter

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 kquon@wcyb.com.

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Kristen's Most Recent Stories

Man honored for more than 50 years of lifesaving service

A lifetime member of the Washington County lifesaving crew was honored for more than 50 years of service.

Mount Carmel senior citizens return to center

The independent group was kicked out of the senior center over the summer, and a town-owned center took over the building.

Deadline approaching to save the Johnson City U-Haul sign

Several members of the Johnson City Development Authority want to see the sign incorporated into future downtown plans.

Former police chief files appeal to get his job back

Mayor Larry Frost fired Police Chief Jeff Jackson on Dec. 28, but now the former chief is fighting back.

Virginia Lottery Powerball

Powerball soars to $450 million

Multi-State Lottery Association officials increased the expected prize from $400 million because of fast sales for the largest lottery jackpot in nearly a year.

Local farmer auditions for final 'America Idol' season

American Idol returns this week for its 15th and final season, and 19-year-old Will Bundy from Lebanon, Virginia hopes he will make it far.

Feeling lucky? Time to buy a Powerball ticket

The next Powerball winner could get $400 million dollars.

AAA thinks gas prices will remain low in 2016

Drivers may pay less at the pump in 2016.

Vols' win means free appetizer

The free appetizer all depended on the outcome of the game. If Tennessee won, the offer was for a free Bloomin’ Onion. If Northwestern won, the offer was for a free order of coconut shrimp.

Community remembers longtime radio station owner

Community members and family are looking back at the life of a well-known local radio station owner.

Sewage pipe backs up, flows into Boone Lake

The pipe is supposed to take sewage from Bluff City to a treatment plant in Bristol.

Abingdon police parking lot is a safe 'exchange zone'

People are encouraged to use the department's parking lot at 425 West Main Street to exchange merchandise they may be selling online.

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Preston Ayres

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

PJ Johnson

PJ began his television career at WCYB-TV in 1981 after working as a newspaper and radio reporter. In 2014, he won the first place award for Best News Anchor from the Tennessee A.P. Broadcaster and Newspaper Association.

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.

Olivia Bailey

Olivia Bailey is a news anchor and reporter for News 5 WCYB. She is a native of Chilhowie, Va., and graduate of Emory & Henry College.

Dave Dierks

The Tri-Cities has been home for Dave for more than 25 years. For more than two decades, he has been honing his skills on what he deems "a very challenging" part of the country to forecast the weather.

David Boyd

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

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.

Cassandra Sweetman

Cassandra Sweetman is a multi-media journalist covering the Tri-Cities area for News 5 WCYB. She is dedicated to delivering fact-based stories and a firsthand account to the people of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

Tiana Bohner

Tiana comes to the Tri-Cities from Boston where she studied Broadcast Journalism at Boston University. While in college, Tiana interned at CNN in Atlanta as well as local stations in Boston and Honolulu.

Kristi O'Connor

Kristi O’Connor is an anchor and reporter for News 5 WCYB. While in school, she reported, produced and anchored for the school TV station and served as editor-in-chief of the campus newspaper.

Maggie Smolka

Maggie Smolka graduated Magna Cum Laude from Emerson College in Boston with her B.S. in Journalism, and then joined the WCYB news team in the Tri-Cities in July, 2015.

Heather Williams

Heather Williams joined News 5 WCYB in August of 2015 as the weekend sports anchor and a multimedia journalist. She has worked for stations in Chattanooga and Nashville.

Ricky Matthews

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Jessica Griffith

Jessica Griffith joined the News 5 WCYB team in November 2015 as a news producer/multimedia journalist.

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Karthik Venkataraman

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