Krystle Henderson, 12 News Reporter
Krystle Henderson joined KPNX 12 News in Sept. 2013 as a meteorologist and northern Arizona reporter.
It has always been her
dream to be a part of the 12 News team.
Krystle's career began in Medford, OR, where she worked at KTVL News 10 for four years as the weekend news and weather anchor and weekday reporter for southern Oregon and northern California.
While at KTVL, Krystle
won an Associated Press Award for Best Weathercast and another for Best Continuing Coverage.
also hosted a series called Medford's Most Wanted.
Krystle graduated from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism.
also minored in Business at the W.P. Carey School
was admitted into the National Honor Society of Journalists
graduated Summa Cum Laude.
Krystle fell in love with weather when she
was finishing up her
degree at ASU
did weathercasts for Cronkite Newswatch and wanted to learn more about the science behind it.
She then hit the books again and graduated from Mississippi State University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science and Certificate in Broadcast Meteorology.
Krystle was born in Chandler and also grew up in Gilbert.
has been dancing and performing since she
was two years old.
also has a special place in her
heart for all animals.
While in southern Oregon, she was a well-known advocate for the animal shelters, helping at fundraisers and finding new forever homes for the rescued dogs and cats.
wanted to be a reporter to make a difference.
is excited to give a voice to people (and animals!) that otherwise would have none.
also loves to meet new people and put a smile on their face.