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Kristine Sorensen Bio, KDKA CBS Pittsburgh, Height, Age, Relatives, Spouse, Salary, and Net Worth

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Kristine Sorensen Biography

Kristine Sorensen is an American in the journalism field working for KDKA CBS Pittsburgh as an anchor at 5 p.m. and delivers special reports and Kidsburgh stories featuring the positive things in the community for kids and families. For more than a decade, she has hosted “Pittsburgh Today Live.” She joined the station in April 2003 after anchoring and reporting in Dallas, Texas.

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Kristine Sorensen Height

Sorensen stands at a rough height of 5 feet and 6 inches.

Kristine Sorensen Age

Sorensen keeps her birthdate and year away from the limelight. Thus, it is not when she celebrates her birthday. Nonetheless, we will update this information once available.

Personal Life

Kristine Sorensen Relatives and Family

Sorensen keeps information regarding her family and relatives away from the public eye. However, we will update this information once it’s available to the public.

Kristine Sorensen Spouse and Children

Sorensen tied the knot with Marty Griffin. Together, they have daughters named Sophia and Chloe, and a son, Vincent. Griffin works for KDKA Radio as a host. He was born on June 12, 1959, and is 64 years old. Sorensen loves to play tennis, garden, read, and enjoy Pittsburgh’s cultural institutions.

Kristine Sorensen Education

Sorensen received her high school diploma before enrolling at College of William and Mary Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism.There, she obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Government and a ance minor. Further, she holds a Master’s Degree in Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. In addition, she holds a graduate marketing certificate from Southern Methodist University.

Professional Life

Kristine Sorensen Career

Sorensen works for KDKA CBS Pittsburgh as an anchor at 5 p.m. and delivers special reports and Kidsburgh stories featuring the positive things in the community for kids and families. For more than a decade, she has hosted “Pittsburgh Today Live.”

Sorensen obtained a Mid-Atlantic Emmy Features Reporter for Human Interest Stories Award for her Kidsburgh reports. For example, she did a story about a colorful crossing guard, children in “A Musical Christmas Carol” and an Autistic boy who learned speaking via the assistance of a special iPad speaking device. Her story went viral online and has earned over 2 million views.

Sorensen has also attained an Edward R. Murrow award for her reports and an Associated Press Award for her work as host of Pittsburgh Today Live. She arrived in Pittsburgh from Dallas where she worked as an anchor and reporter. Since she was a child, she learned dancing and has perfromed with dance companies for a decade. In 2013, she did a solo performance at the Byham Theater alongside Bodiography Contemporary Ballet company’s performance.

Aside from her journalism work, she serves as a volunteer in the community. In 2022, she alongside four other individuals across Paramount won the “Paramount Impact Award” for her community service. For the club, she alongside her son raised money at his middle school for children of Ukraine.

Sorensen worked as a Trustee board member at the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre for a decade. Additionally, she wrote about dance for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. She actively supports Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, the March of Dimes, and Variety the Children’s Charity. On a sude note, she worked as an adjunct professor at Point Park University.

Kristine Sorensen Net Worth

Sorensen has garnered a net worth ranging from $1 million to $6 million during her successful career as a journalist.

Kristine Sorensen Salary

Sorensen receives an approximate annual salary of $110, 000 which she earns working as an anchor and reporter.

Here are 10 quick fun facts about Sorensen; 

  1. She loves the “Les Miserables” musical Broadway soundtrack
  2. Her favorite movie is “The Sound of Music” whikle her favorite book is “The Poisonwood Bible” by Barbara Kingsolver
  3. She enjoys pizza and Christmas
  4. Cool Ranch Doritos are her favorite guilty pleasures
  5. Tahiti is her favorite vacation spot
  6. She is a cat and Coffee person
  7. She prefers Star Wars to Star Trek
  8. She thinks Children’s Theater Series & Festival is a hidden gem
  9. She is a fan of the Steelers
  10. She is married to KDKA Radio host Marty Griffin and has three children with him

Is Kristine Sorensen Leaving KDKA?

Speculation about Sorensen departing from the station remains unverified by either her or the station. She currently works as an anchor at 5 p.m. and delivers special reports and Kidsburgh stories featuring the positive things in the community for kids and families.

Kristine Sorensen Social Media

Sorensen has active social media platforms i.e. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She has a following of over 17K on Facebook, a following of over 3K on Instagram, and a following of over 1K on Twitter.