Kristi Krueger

Published On: Dec 01 2011 04:48:11 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 14 2011 12:41:51 PM EST

Kristi Krueger has built a solid reputation as an award-winning medical reporter and effervescent anchor. She joined Local 10 as co-anchor of the 5:30 p.m. newscast and "Eye on Health" reporter in August 1993.

After many years co-anchoring the 6 p.m. and 11 p.m., Kristi now co-anchors the morning and noon newscasts, giving her more time in the evening with her family.

In addition to her anchoring duties, Kristi specializes in medical reporting in "Kristi's Good Health" segments. As a mother, she understands the importance of receiving useful and timely health news. She strives to bring viewers cutting-edge information that allows them to make informed choices about their well being.

Kristi began her broadcast career at WWSB, in Sarasota, Fla. In September 1988, she was promoted to co-anchor of the weekday 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts. In 1990, she became the weekend anchor and medical reporter for WDIV-TV in Detroit, Mich. before heading to WPLG.

Kristi's many awards and honors include:

Kristi was born in Fresno, Calif., but grew up in many places since her father was a football coach. Her father's career took her to Long Beach, Calif., Illinois, Utah and Tampa. She is married to Todd Templin, Vice President of Boardroom Communications, a South Florida Public Relations firm. Todd and Kristi have two children, Troy and Kelsie.

Kristi is very active in the community, serving on the Board of Directors of the Pembroke Pines Theater of the Performing Arts, the Epilepsy Foundation of South Florida, and volunteers as a lector at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Weston as well as at her children's school.

You can e-mail Kristi here.