Christina Hepner is an award-winning journalist who joined UpNorthLive in March of 2018 as the anchor for ABC 29 & 8. She is excited to be returning to her home state of Michigan.
Christina comes to Traverse City from the Quad Cities, where she covered a wide range of stories as a reporter. She was also involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters during her time there. Before that, she was in Lincoln, Nebraska covering the state’s number one industry, agriculture. She won awards for best spot news in the Quad Cities and for service to agriculture in Nebraska.
Christina attended Bowling Green State University in Ohio, Go Falcons! At Bowling Green, Christina majored in Broadcast Journalism and minored in Theatre and was a member of Alpha Phi. During college, she interned at WTVG in Ohio and was a special projects intern with WXYZ in Detroit.
Christina grew up in Romeo, Michigan. She loves everything about the state, especially the orchards in the fall! When she is not working you can find her at the gym, exploring the trails with her dog Duke, or trying out a new coffee shop. If you see her out and about make sure to say Hi!