Traffic reporter Kristin Byrne


Twitter: @Kristin_Byrne

Birthplace:  Miami, Florida

Education: Florida International University.

Current Position/Job Duties: Multimedia journalist.

Previous Work Experience: Reporter at WBAY in Green Bay, reporter/anchor at Cable 11 News, writer at WSVN.

Joined News 5: February 2012

News Philosophy: “There is no substitute for hard work” - Thomas Alva Edison

Role Model(s): Mom and Dad

Favorite Sports Team: Packers

Favorite Music: Colbie Caillat, Counting Crows, Pink, Taylor Swift.

Favorite Movies: Primal Fear, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Magnolia, Bridesmaids.

Favorite Program: Parks and Recreation, The Mindy Project.

Favorite Book: Anything free on my Kindle.

Favorite Foods:  Luna bars, popcorn, white cheddar rice cakes.

Family: I have two brothers and two sisters. I’m very close with my family. Everyone lives all over the country, but we try to get together as often as possible.

Pet: Pug named Sadie.

My passion: My family, my fiance, and my job.

Hobbies & Interests: Running, yoga, reading, napping, shopping.

Hidden Talent: I can walk on my hands, thanks to years of gymnastics training.

Something most people don't know about me: I would rather go to a movie or read a book in bed than go out to a bar/club.

What I like best about Northeast Ohio:  The sweet people. The cool restaurants and vintage stores. The fact that there is hardly any traffic.

You're most likely to see me around town at: A coffee shop. Dunkin’ Donuts is my first choice.

On the weekends I love to: Go to the movies or go thrift store shopping.

Additional Info: Tweet me if you have a story to share.

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