Kristin Hosfelt

Kristin Hosfelt anchors NBC5 News at 6 with NBC5 News Director Craig Smullin. Kristin is originally from the Bay Area. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism from San Jose State University.

She comes to KOBI-TV/NBC5 from Bangor, Maine where she was the evening news anchor. Kristin has won multiple journalism awards including Best Feature Reporting in the State of Maine.

When Kristin is not sharing the news she's hunting down the best burrito, hiking a local trail or buried in a Jodi Picoult novel. She's also a Green Bay Packers shareholder! If you see her out and about she'd be happy to tell you how a California girl became a Cheesehead.


Kristin's most recent stories:

Wildfire smoke impacting air quality in Oregon

Medford, Ore. —  Smoke from wildfires is causing some air quality concerns. The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality released an advisory Thursday. The message is especially important for people with asthma and heart disease as well as pregnant women, young children and the …

Should food trucks be allowed on city streets?

Medford, Ore. — Medford may soon follow in the footsteps of cities like Grants Pass and Eugene, allowing food trucks to operate on city streets. The council is considering changing city code to allow the trucks to operate in more places like downtown …

Staying safe in the extreme heat

Medford, Ore. — We’ve hit 100 degrees or more every day in August, and 9 times so far this year. No matter your age, the extreme heat can take a toll on your body. But doctors say there are steps you can …

Need for nurses in southern Oregon

Medford, Ore. — There’s a big need for nurses in the valley. According to the Oregon Employment Department the health care industry is not only the largest industry in the area, but it’s the fastest growing. And experts say it shows no signs of …
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