Abraham Lincoln '04
Kristen is a 2004 graduate of Abraham Lincoln High School. She went to Kirn Middle School and Pusey Elementary.
Kristen found a love for broadcasting and journalism in high school when she produced AL’s weekly newscast and was editor-in-chief of the Crimson and Blue yearbook. She pursued her passion by getting a degree in Mass Communications at the University of South Dakota.
After graduating she moved back to Council Bluffs and accepted a job as a part-time assignment editor at Fox 42. A few months in she was promoted to a news producer and now runs the department as News Manager. She has a staff of reporters that she closely works with to put together a 9pm nightly newscast. She is also in charge of growing ratings, building relationships in the community and being an advocate for viewers. Occasionally she gets to get out of the newsroom to cover interesting things like court cases, breaking news, American Idol auditions and goat rescues.
Kristen is single and doesn’t have any children but loves spending time with her energetic niece, Blayne. In her free time Kristen enjoys concerts, movies, road trips, camping, cooking, volleyball at the mile-a-way and spending time with family and friends. She recently organized AL’s 10 year reunion.
Thomas Jefferson Announces Hall of Fame Honorees
March 7, 2018
Thomas Jefferson Hall of Fame inducts four new members at a ceremony on April 13, 2018.
’88 Lynx Celebrate 30 Year Anniversary of State Appearance
February 2, 2018
It’s been 30 years since the AL Basketball shocked CB and made their first State Basketball appearance in 25 years.
Thomas Jefferson Hall Of Fame Taking Nominations through Nov 17th
August 17, 2017
The Thomas Jefferson High School “Spirit of Achievement Award” is presented annually to alumni or past Thomas Jefferson educators, who have demonstrated outstanding success in their chosen fields.
07/13/2018 - 07/15/2018
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
09/07/2018 - 09/08/2018