Kristi O’Connor is a reporter and anchor for WBTV. You can catch her anchoring on WBTV Saturday and Sunday Mornings. She also reports across the Carolinas throughout the week.
Kristi started her journalism career at WCYB in Bristol, Virginia. While in the Tri-Cities, she notably covered the Great Smoky Mountain Wildfires, the Battle at Bristol, and several stops on President Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign.
Kristi is a graduate of Illinois State University where she majored in broadcast journalism. She is from Manteno, Illinois. In her free time, Kristi loves going to country music concerts, facetiming her niece Emma, and checking out restaurants and shops in and around the Charlotte area.
If you have a story idea for her, email her at Kristi.firstname.lastname@example.org. You can follow her on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.
Dazia Lee, 20, was expected to appear in Union County Court Tuesday morning. She is charged with involuntary manslaughter and driving through a closed highway, which officials say led to the death of her son, Kaiden.