Kristin Bien Biography
Kristin Bien is an American journalist who serves WSBT as an anchor of WSBT 22 News at Midday and serves as WSBT’s Operation Education investigator. She joined the station in November 2009 and has served the station for more than a decade. Before the investigative series, she served as an anchor of WSBT 22 First in the Morning Saturday and Sunday for about 12 years.
Kristin Bien Age
Bien likes to keep her personal life private hence she has not yet disclosed the date, month, or the year she was born. However, she might be in her 40’s.
Kristin Bien Height
Bien stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Kristin Bien Family
Bien has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Kristin has any siblings.
Kristin Bien Husband
Bien is happily married to the love of her life and fellow reporter Craig Haupert. The couple tied the knot in 2009 and together they are blessed with two children. The family resides in Granger, IN. Craig Haupert has worked as a community editor for the Niles Daily Star. He is a very secretive person and information about him is rather scarce.
Kristin Bien Net Worth
Bien has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her career as a journalist.
Kristin Bien Salary
Bien earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Kristin Bien Education
When Bien completed her high school education, she went on to attend the
Kristin Bien Career
Bien serves WSBT as an anchor of WSBT 22 News at Midday and serves as WSBT’s Operation Education investigator. She joined the station in November 2009 and has served the station for more than a decade. Before the investigative series, she served as an anchor of WSBT 22 First in the Morning Saturday and Sunday for about 12 years.
Kristin is a morning person who gets up early every day (around 2:00 a.m.). She focuses on breaking news and stories that are important to you, such as weather reports, impending court cases, education, and in-depth looks at local concerns. Bien enjoys having a good time as well!
She formerly worked at KMOT-TV in Minot, North Dakota, before joining WSBT. Bien wore a lot of hats while she was there. She worked as a reporter, photographer, assignment editor, and news director’s assistant. Monday through Friday, she also hosted the 6 p.m. broadcast. She received the Teddy Award for “Best News Anchor” in North Dakota from the North Dakota Broadcasters Association in 2009.
Kristin has earned three major statewide honors for her reporting since joining the WSBT 22 team. She won first place in Best Investigative Report at the Indiana Associated Press 2011 Broadcast News Competition for her work researching a local farming company that was releasing scorching hot water into a creek. Her Investigative Report on the counties in Michigan that still authorize the use of gas chambers to euthanize animals took second place.
She also placed third in the state for Best Reporter. In 2003, she won first place for “Best TV story” from the Indiana Association of Schools while working as a reporter on UIndy’s campus TV show. In 2004, she received a second-place award for “TV news or feature” and a third-place award for “Best reporting” from the Society of Professional Journalists.
Kristin was born and raised in Huntley, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. Kristin, her husband, two children, and their dogs live in Granger. In the summer, she enjoys going to the Morris Performing Arts Center and spending time at Silver Beach in St. Joseph, MI. When she isn’t working, she and her husband can be found traveling or attempting to grow.
Kristin Bien WSBT
Bien is working at WSBT where she works alongside other famous WSBT anchors and reporters including;
- Cari Peugeot
- Lynnette Grant
- Bob Mermer
- Pete Byrne
- Samantha Waddell
- Jennifer Copeland
- Todd Connor
- Leanne Tokars
- Bob Montgomery
- Abby Weppler
Kristin Bien Social Media Platforms
Bien is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has over 3.7k followers on Twitter, over 0 followers on Instagram, and over 13k followers on Facebook.