Kristine Varkony first joined the NBC4 team in March of 2017. She is a multifaceted journalist who equally loves producing, reporting, and shooting from Chopper 4.
Kristine was born in Pittsburgh, but has lived in Ohio her entire life. She was raised in the Ohio Valley (Jefferson County), then, attended Ohio State earning her journalism degree—interning at NBC4 her senior year.
Kristine returned to the Ohio Valley to start her journalism career in her hometown market at NBC4’s sister station WTRF 7News where she was a reporter and producer.
Kristine first reported in Columbus while still working at WTRF when she was sent to cover the attack at Ohio State in November 2016 for Nexstar.
Kristine loves exploring Columbus, being outdoors, eating Mexican food, attending exercise classes to counteract all of the Mexican food she eats, and spending time with her four young nieces in nephews who also live in Columbus.
She’d love to connect with all of Central Ohio on her social media pages. Instagram is her favorite medium.