Kristine Johnson

KristineJohnsongreybckCBS 2 Co-Anchor, 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. Newscasts

Kristine Johnson currently co-anchors the 5 p.m. & 11 p.m. news at the CBS owned and operated station in New York City. She joined CBS 2 in the fall of 2006. Since then, she has been the recipient of several Emmy awards.

Kristine has navigated her viewers through numerous breaking news events. Including, Hurricane Sandy, the Newtown school massacre, the Boston marathon bombings and two separate Pope visits to the Big Apple. She also anchors weekly on the networks new digital platform CBSN, is a fill-in anchor for CBS This Morning and has filed reports for CBS Sunday Morning.

In 1994, Kristine began her career at WPRI in Providence, R.I. She was hired as a part-time assignment editor. Over the next 10 years she transitioned through several production positions to her ultimate goal of reporting. Kristine left Providence for New York City in 2004. She was hired by MSNBC and anchored daytime coverage.

Kristine is honored to represent CBS 2 at various events around the Tri-State Area. She’s worked closely with the greater New York chapters of the Susan G. Komen Race for a Cure, March of Dimes, The Brain Tumor Foundation and the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run.

Kristine lives with her family in Northern New Jersey. She completed two NYC marathons and credits Yoga for keeping her “balanced.”

US Airways Denies Refund For Stage-4 Cancer Patient

No bending the rules. An airline has refused to budge even when confronted with a life and death situation.


Hair Stylists Saving Lives By Spotting Clients’ Skin Cancer

You think of your hairdresser as saving you from bad hair days. But now, your favorite stylist just may save your life.


Project Therapy: A New Take On Marriage Counseling

Marriage counseling can be tough, especially if one partner doesn’t want to participate. But now, a growing number of therapists are taking a completely different approach that may help get more spouses on board.


SOUND OFF: 53 And Pregnant! How Old Is Too Old?

Whether it’s a demanding career or the struggle to find Mr. Right, more women are postponing motherhood. Advancements in medicine have made it easier than ever to have children at 40 — even 50. But pregnancy later in life is not without controversy.


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Conn. Teen’s Alleged Demolition Derby Video On Facebook Draws Cops’ Attention

Many people post pictures and videos on Facebook to share news with friends. But when that news apparently shows you breaking the law, not only friends might be watching. A Connecticut teen learned that the hard way recently.


Parents Seek Answers From Staten Island Daycare Center After 5-Month-Old Son’s Death

Did the actions of workers at a Staten Island daycare center contribute to a baby’s death? The child’s parents are desperate for answers, but said they’ve been stonewalled by the center.


Pain Free Pets: NY/NJ Holistic Veterinarian Offers Laser Treatments

If you have a pet with a chronic illness like diabetes or arthritis, you know how hard it can be to get it under control. Luckily, there’s a new, non-invasive treatment for those conditions and more.


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CBS 2’s Kristine Johnson Soars To New Heights Inside Bethpage Air Show Plane

Earlier this week, CBS 2 anchor Kristine Johnson got a bird’s eye view at what it’s like to fly in one of the Bethpage Air Show’s aerobatic aircrafts.It was one wild ride.


Would You Want To Know? Life Expectancy Test Could Become Reality

Would you want to know how long you’re going to live? In the coming months, it could become a possibility. A new blood test is being developed that could give you a look at your longevity.


Booming Addiction: Baby Boomers Using Drugs In Record Numbers

As they age, Baby Boomers are using drugs in record numbers. Some five percent of the 78 million Boomers admit to abusing drugs – and experts are calling it a booming addiction.


Facebook diet page

Seen At 11: ‘Facebook Diet’ Offers Weight-Loss Support System

Dieting can be a long, boring and lonely process for many people. But now, a New Jersey mom wants to help motivate you. She lost 75 pounds and promises you can lose weight, too, on the “Facebook diet.”


Air Force One

Air Force One Aborts First Attempt To Land In Connecticut

Air Force One aborted its first attempt at landing Wednesday at Bradley Field, but landed safely minutes later. The plane was flying in heavy cloud cover, and the pilots apparently didn’t like what they saw.


NJ Mom Recounts Marine Son’s Recovery After Roadside Bomb Attack In Afghanistan

Last August, Marcy Pascik saw what anyone with family in the military dreads — two Marines walking up the path to her door to say her son had been injured.


Connecticut puppets theft

Heartless: Thieves Steal $10,000 Worth Of Puppets From Conn. Home

To their owners, the puppets are priceless. They were used at charity performances and to entertain children in hospitals. But now those shows can’t go on without their stars.


How To Help The Quake & Tsunami Victims In Japan

To find out how you can help the earthquake and tsunami victims in Japan call 311 or go to the 311 website. The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City is also collecting funds. You can also donate to the cause by visiting the website of the American Red Cross here. CBS 2’s Kristine Johnson […]