Kirstin O’Connor Biography
Kirstin O’Connor is an American journalist working for KXLY as an anchor of the evening news on 4 News Now along with Aaron Luna and Kris Crocker. She joined the station in August 2022. Previously, she worked for WKMG in Orlando, Florida as a morning news anchor for more than half a decade.
Kirstin O’Connor Education
O’Connor attended the University of California, San Diego in 2009 after completing her high school education at Turlock High School. She graduated in 2013 with a Bachelor Of Arts degree in Communications.
Kirstin O’Connor Career
O’Connor works for KXLY as an anchor of the evening news on 4 News Now along with Aaron Luna and Kris Crocker. She joined the station in August 2022. Previously, she worked for WKMG in Orlando, Florida as a morning news anchor for more than half a decade.
O’Connor has worked in the TV industry for more than a decade and has worked in top markets from coast to coast. Her career started when she worked as a freelance assignment desk editor while attending college in San Diego.
After college, she relocated to Medford where she served KDRV as a reporter and anchor. Aside from anchoring the morning program, she reported on big occasions including wildfires and the fatal shooting at Umpqua Community College in 2015. Exclusively, O’Connor toured the Sugar Pine Mine which gained state attention during an armed standoff between the Bureau of Land Management and local members of the Josephine County Oath Keepers.
In November 2015, O’Connor relocated to Orlando where she served the CBS affiliate, WKMG, as a reporter. In June 2016, WKMG’s newsroom encountered a tragedy that reshaped how journalists viewed Orlando City. An armed gunman charged into the Pulse nightclub claimed the lives of 49 people and left 53 others in cortical condition. In the following weeks, her role changed to a permanent seat behind the anchor desk. She developed her weekly medical franchise and reported for the evening and afternoon newscasts. O’Connor rejoined the Inland Northwest in 2022, fulfilling the dream for her and her family. She believes journalism’s future is digital.
Kirstin O’Connor Age
O’Connor likes to keep her personal life private and hence has not yet disclosed the year and month she was born. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday. However, she might be in her 30s.
Kirstin O’Connor Height
O’Connor stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 6 inches
Kirstin O’Connor Family
O’Connor’s mother celebrates her birthday every October 16th as evidenced by her Instagram post on October 16, 2023, captioning it “sweet birthday surprise for my mom! 🧁…” Her younger sister graduated from the University of California, Irvine in June 2022, as evidenced by her Instagram post on June 16, 2022, captioning it “…Congratulations to my baby sister, you take my breath away. 🥲👩🎓 #classof2022…” Even so, she has not disclosed more information about her parents, especially her father.
Kirstin O’Connor Husband
O’Connor married Connor Giampietri on March 11, 2018, as evidenced by her Instagram post on March 11, 2023, which displayed a video of her wedding day and captioned it “5 years.” The pair has a daughter named Gwyneth Hope. They are happy to raise their daughter close to O’Connor’s grandparents, cousins, aunts, and uncles. Gwyneth was born on February 2, 2021, as evidenced by her Instagram post on that day welcoming her into the world and captioning it “…Gwyneth Hope has arrived and our lives will forever be changed, for good…”
She is in her third trimester and expecting their second child, a son. On October 16, 2023, she posted a picture of her and her family on her Instagram account and captioned it “Celebrating our Baby Boy with family…”
Connor grew up in Spokane and attended Washington State University. He celebrates his birthday every April 3rd as evidenced by her Instagram post on April 3, 2022, where she posted a picture of them and Gwyneth and captioned it “HBD Dada 🎉…”Further, she has family who still reside in Spokane. Additionally, they have a dog named Rory. A devoted leader, she frequents the local playgrounds with her daughter and nephews, hikes Tubbs Hill in Coeur d’Alene, or reads a good book at any corner coffee shop or brewery.
Kirstin O’Connor Pregnant?
Yes, O’Connor is pregnant and expecting their second child, a son. She is in her third trimester as evidenced by her Instagram post on September 24, 2023, where she posted a picture of herself holding her pregnant belly and captioned it “… third-trimester #pregnancy #…”
Kirstin O’Connor Net Worth
O’Connor has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a journalist.
Kirstin O’Connor Salary
O’Connor earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.