Kristi Krueger is a famous American Medical Reporter and Anchor. Kristi Krueger works as a co-anchor and reporter for WPLG Local 10 since August 1993.
Table of Biography
Kristi Krueger was born on February 23, 1980. She is from Fresno, California, USA. Currently, she is 42 years old and her sun sign is Pisces. Sadly, the identity of Kristi’s parents is not clear.
Furthermore, this personality is a highly educated and qualified woman. Therefore, Kristi attended and graduated from the University of Florida where she studied Journalism and Communications.
Professional Life and Career
Kristi Krueger has built a strong reputation being an award-winning medical reporter and effervescent anchor. Therefore, she joined Local 10 as co-anchor of the 5:30 p.m. newscast and “Eye on Health” reporter in August of 1993. Similarly, she became the weekend anchor and medical reporter for WDIV-TV in Detroit, Michigan before heading to WPLG.
Moreover, after many years co-anchoring the 6 p.m. and 11 p.m., she now co-anchors the noon newscasts, giving her more time in the evening with her family. In addition to her anchoring duties, she specializes in medical reporting. Further, her daily “Healthcast” reports air on the 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. newscasts.
This personality strives to bring viewers cutting-edge information that allows them to make informed choices about their well-being. Furthermore, she started her broadcast career at WWSB in Sarasota. Likewise, in September 1988, this anchor was promoted to co-anchor of the weekday 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts.
And, in the year 1990, she became the weekend anchor and medical reporter for WDIV-TV in Detroit before heading to WPLG. Similarly, this personality is very active in the community, serving on the Board of Directors of the Pembroke Pines Theater of the Performing Arts, the Epilepsy Foundation of South Florida.
Kristi has received many awards and honors. Her awards and honor till now include:
- 1988 1st place by the Florida Medical Association Award for her series “Nurses Needed: Stat.”
- 1990, 1st Prize in the Florida Medical Association contest for her work on cosmetic surgery: “The New Beauty Basic”, “Woman of the Year” in Sarasota, and 1990 Detroit Broadcaster of the Year award finalist
- 1996 – 1997 Florida Heart Association “Outstanding Media Service” award
- In the year 1997, she won the “Florida Cancer Communicator” award, “Excellence in Journalism” award, and “South Florida’s Ten Best Dressed Women”
- 1998 “Favorite Female Anchor” by the SunSentinel, and Gold Coast Emmy Award for her groundbreaking report
- 1st Lady of Broward in 1999
- “Woman of Vision” in the year 2000
- In 2005, she won “Best Large Market”, “Best in Show” media awards, and “Outstanding Mother”
- x”Best Large Market” media award for a report “Save at Port Everglades” in 2006
- In the year 2008 the University of Florida “Alumnus of Distinction” of the College of Journalism and Communications
- In 2009, Gold Coast Emmy Award for health/science/environment category
- Deborah Natansohn Award for her contributions to women’s health and wellness in the year 2010
- In the year 2011, National Television Academy Silver Circle Award
Kristi is married to her husband Todd Templin. Todd is a Vice President of Boardroom Communications, a South Florida Public Relations firm. This lady has done a very good job of maintaining her personal and professional life. They together have two children, Troy and Kelsie. Kristi is a good wife and also a loving mother.
Kristi stands at an average height. This person appears to be quite tall in stature. However, details regarding Kristi’s actual height and other body measurements are currently not available. Similarly, she also has a moderate weight.
This personality has not shared her weight with the public. Moreover, known for her beautiful smile and charming personality, this lady has hazel eyes and the color of her hair is blonde.
Social Media and Net Worth
Her Twitter account ‘@KkruegerWPLG’ has earned more than 2K followers. She has also gained over 2K on her Facebook page. And, her ‘@kkruegerwplg’ Instagram account has gathered more than 1K followers.
Speaking of this anchor’s earnings, she has accumulated a net worth of $5 million dollars as of 2022. Her main source of income is from her reporting and anchoring profession.