She joined the KYW Newsradio news team after spending four years on the assignment desk at our sister television station, CBS-3, as planning editor. She also worked as a field producer for several breaking stories.
Before that, Johanson worked for the Philadelphia arm of the newsgathering consortium Local News Service.
A native of Ambler, Pa., Johanson received a bachelor’s degree in English and mass communication from Towson University, where she was also a four-year, Division I swimmer and served as captain in her senior year. She was also secretary for two years for the Towson Athletics Department’s “Proud Athletes Who Serve.”
On the side Kristen enjoys cooking, running and is an avid yogi. She has a deep passion for environmental conservation, adding that her love is for the City of Philadelphia and the people in it.
Just days after grave headstones in Saint Louis Jewish Cemetery were vandalized, a Muslim man living in Philadelphia decided to raise money for the repairs.
It happened around 4:30 in the morning on February 12.
The event is called the “Battle of the MSAs,” or Muslim Student Associations.
He was robbed and shot at point blank range.
Federal agents say, for the second time this month, they’ve intercepted a large shipment of an unusual narcotic in Pennsylvania.
Uber is test-driving a possible subscription package for riders in major cities around the country, including Philadelphia.
The Home of the Villanova Wildcats will get a multi-million dollar makeover.
It’s like Christmas for florists, one of their busiest days of the year.
In an interview which aired before the Super Bowl on Sunday on Fox News, President Trump faced Bill O’Reilly.
There’s currently no rule about tattoos in the department, but Mayor Jim Kenney says they’re working on it.
It can take several years for a refugee to be admitted to the US. That lengthy process is familiar to one Montgomery County church that’s been helping to shelter refugees for more than two decades.
A sign that spring is getting close!
The ripple effect of President Trump’s executive order on some immigrant groups has hit far and wide.
“Outrageous,” is what one local group is calling an obvious exclusion of the word “Jew” in President Trump’s statement released last week on Holocaust Remembrance Day.
And it’s only increased each year, up 5 percent this year.