Christina Park

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Christina Park
Born U.S.
Residence Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
Nationality American
Ethnicity Korean American
Alma mater University of Pennsylvania (B.S.)
Occupation Television journalist
Children 1 daughter, 1 son

Christina Park is a Korean American anchor of WNYW's Fox 5 News[1] at 6 & 10 p.m. on weekends. She joined the station in August 2007.[2]

Park previously anchored CNN Headline News and CNN.com Live and has also worked for CNN Newsource in Washington D.C. and KPRC in Houston.

Park was anchoring the night the Iraq War began. She has also anchored and produced during major events such as the 2004 Presidential election, the 2004 tsunami disaster and the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster. As a field reporter, she has covered major stories such as Hurricane Katrina and Rita, as well as the collapse of Enron.

Originally studying to be a doctor, she joined CNN in 1999 as a medical and health producer for CNN Headline News. She has also reported for Headline News, CNN, and CNN International, and has served as an anchor for CNN Student News. During her tenure at CNN, Park helped launch a number of programs, including CNN.com, for which she received a National Headliner Award. She also launched a profile-style program, People in the News. In August 2001, she moved to Headline News as a writer for the launch of the revamped network. In July, after former Good Day New York co-host Ron Corning was let go while on vacation and replaced by Greg Kelly from Fox News Channel, Park was swapped to weekend anchor of the 6 and 10 p.m. newscast. Karen Hepp, who did weekends, took Park's place.

Personal[edit]

Park graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Neuroscience. She was a concert pianist for the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra and is fluent in Korean. Park currently resides in Manhattan with her husband and one daughter and one son.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Christina Park". manolith.com. Retrieved 26 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "Christina Park". myfoxny.com. Retrieved 26 December 2010.