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Award-winning journalist, Kristin Haubrich, joined the FOX 31 and Colorado’s Own Channel 2 team, as a Reporter in December of 2017. Before moving to Denver, Kristin was a Reporter at KOLD News 13 in Tucson, Arizona.

But Kristin is no stranger to Colorado. She accepted her first live-reporting job at KREX in Grand Junction, on the Western Slope. She also worked as a Reporter/Anchor in Colorado Springs at KKTV 11 News where she was honored to receive the Colorado Broadcasters Association Award for “Best Specialty Reporter during Breaking News.” Kristin was also notably involved in KKTV’s 130 hours of continuous coverage during the devastating Waldo Canyon Fire in 2012.

Kristin grew up in Minnesota, working with her parents and brothers in their family-owned Dairy Queen. She graduated from the College of Saint Benedict, where she ran competitively in Cross Country and Track and Field. Kristin served as a captain and held the 1500 Meter school record. She was President of the Student-Athlete-Advisory committee and was also a Big Brother/Big Sister Mentor. After college, she qualified to run the Boston Marathon.

Kristin is thrilled to be back in Colorado! In her free time she enjoys, running, mountain biking, skiing the slopes, volunteering, reading, or hiking with her mini-Husky, Hudson.

You can send Kristin an email or story idea at Kristin.Haubrich@KDVR.com


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  • Douglas County sheriff defends deputies in New Year’s Eve ambush

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