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Kristi Olds has been part of your hyper local news team since 2002. She is a multiple Emmy Award winning journalist, and loves sharing your stories.
Kristi joined News 12 Connecticut as a reporter in 2002, and took over the weekend anchor desk in 2010. In 2015, she became the face you turn to for your late local news throughout the week.
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has honored Kristi with 5 Emmy Awards, including one recognizing her as the top feature reporter in the region. The Radio Television Digital News Association has also honored Kristi with 10 prestigious Edward R. Murrow awards for her reporting on everything from features to breaking news, including two awards for her writing. The Associated Press, Society of Professional Journalists and Connecticut Press Club have also recognized Kristi for her work.
Kristi started her journalism career in Binghamton, New York as a sports anchor and reporter. She jumped right in to the real world a month after graduating from the Syracuse University S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.
Kristi is originally from Pittsburgh, PA. And, is a big fan of the city's sport teams - the Steelers, Penguins and Pirates.
News 12 Connecticut is where Kristi met her husband. They now have two kids and two dogs, making for a very busy, and fun filled, life away from work!
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