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

Bernie Sanders supporters rally in Johnson City

A crowd of 70 people gathered at Acoustic coffeehouse in Johnson City to watch a live stream of Sanders, who was broadcasting from Washington D.C.

Neighborhood watch plan proposed

Thieves are targeting a neighborhood in Elizabethton, and now the community is coming together to fight back.

1 in after 2 out on BVU board of directors

As the embattled BVU struggles with an ongoing federal investigation into corruption, it is also enduring changes in its governing body.

Food truck regulations discussed

Food trucks could soon be rolling through other parts of Washington County, Tennessee.

A taste of Tennessee spreads to other states

A small distillery in Piney Flats is making a big name for itself, with its unique line of hand-crafted moonshines.

Food trucks rolling through Greeneville?

Right now, Greeneville does not allow food trucks, but a proposed trial project is in the works to get more vendors to the downtown area.

Fairview museum ready for grand opening

Museum-goers can experience what life was like for nineteenth century Southwest Virginia families.

Should Fields-Penn House be saved?

A historic building in Abingdon may have to be torn down if the town cannot come up with the money to fix it.

Proposed settlement for Greeneville liquor stores

In three similar, but separate, lawsuits filed in Greene County Chancery Court, all six package stores located within town limits say they were taxed beyond what state laws allow.

Washington County commission approves 2016 budget

Washington County Mayor, Dan Eldridge calls the 2016 budget "conservative:" The budget comes with no tax increase, and no reduction in services.

Marine Corps recruits reaffirm commitment to service

"I wanted a challenge, I wanted to see what I could do,” said Marine Corps recruit, Cheyenne Pander. “I see what's going on in the world, and I don't want to be a bystander sitting back. I want to make a difference."

$11 million renovations approved for Freedom Hall

When the ETSU Bucs storm the court this fall, they will be playing in a newly renovated Freedom Hall.


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