Keristen Holmes, Multi-media Reporter
joined 40/29 News as a Multi-media Reporter in October 2011.
can be seen on 40/29 News and 4029tv.com
reporting on live, local and late-breaking news from Fort Smith and Northwest Arkansas.
Keristan Holmes, Multi-media ReporterKeristen grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Central Arkansas
She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Mass Communications.
At UCA she worked as a reporter, photographer, weather anchor and anchor for UCA News 6 in Conway.
also completed an aggressive internship with KLRT-Fox 16 News
in Little Rock.
Following her graduation, Keristen gained professional experience with major companies such as Bank of America and Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield.
is a self-professed "news nerd" and decided to follow her
passion of journalism.
Keristen's love for news reporting goes all the way back to sixth grade, where she was hand-picked by teachers and faculty to be the first on-camera student news reporter.
knew journalism was perfect for her
loves the Natural State and is thrilled to be working in her
free time, you can find her
involved at church, and enjoying shopping, restaurants and everything else Northwest Arkansas and Fort Smith has to offer.
Feel free to email your story ideas to her