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.
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A local Republican Congressman has come out saying he will not back his party’s healthcare bill, saying there’s more work to be done.
“We’ve issued probably over 10,000 tickets, 10-to-15,000 tickets, over the last five years.”
Two top spots in the Philadelphia Police Department are now held by women: Christine Coulter, and Robin Wimberly.
Three men and two women will now stand by the side of Commissioner Richard Ross as he leads the department.
The Philadelphia Police Department is continuing to grow, with dozens of recruits becoming officers last week, and nearly 200 promoted through the ranks on Monday.
A Pennsylvania fitness center has banned all political-related television shows from their gym TVs.
Paul McKernan could be a free man after spending nearly 20 years in prison for killing his roommate with a baseball bat.
There’s new information surfacing about the vandalism at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Northeast Philadelphia, where more than 100 headstones were desecrated.
With more people listening to podcasts, one Montgomery County woman developed The Pod Clubs, for people to share in their love of podcasts.
Young played for Preparatory Charter High School in Point Breeze, watching her uncles and father play in city tournaments.
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.