For more than a decade, Kristina De Leon has served as the Morning Reporter for News 4 San Antonio and Fox San Antonio.
A true South Texas native, Kristina was born in San Antonio and spent part of her childhood in Del Rio. She graduated from MacArthur High School and went on to earn a Masters degree in Communication Arts after double majoring in Psychology and Sociology from the University Of The Incarnate Word.
Kristina began her on air career more than 20 years ago in Laredo. She spent nearly three years as the weekend, then noon show anchor for KVTV. There, she covered the drug cartel, immigration issues and often reported from across the border.
Kristina spent nearly five years as the morning show anchor/reporter for KIII-TV in Corpus Christi, Texas. During that period, she stood on the front lines of three major hurricanes.
Before moving back home to San Antonio, Kristina spent a year in the Valley at KGBT-TV as a reporter, producer and anchor.
The two time Emmy-nominated reporter has been honored by the San Antonio Police Department and Bexar County Sheriff’s Office with merit awards. She was also recognized by the SA Crime Coalition and is a graduate of the FBI Citizens Academy.
Kristina was a featured alumni for the University of the Incarnate Word's campaign. She is also an Adjunct Professor at UIW… teaching in the Broadcast Meteorology and Communication Departments at the school.
Throughout her career, Kristina’s goal was to return to San Antonio to tell her hometown stories. On most days, you can catch her reporting live, filling in at the anchor desk or stepping in on traffic duties for the shows.