KRISTINA Shalhoup joined WKRN, the Nashville based station in February 2020.
The traffic anchor and meteorologist previously reported for The Golf Channel and an NBC affiliate located in Washington state.
Who is Kristina Shalhoup?
Nashville, Tennessee knows Kristina Shalhoup as the friendly voice delivering traffic and weather updates each weekday morning on News 2's Good Morning Nashville.
The Boston native graduated from New York University in 2014 with a degree in communication and media studies. Shalhoup was a member of the women's golf team and was captain three of her four years.
It is no surprise, then, that Shalhoup's first job in media was with The Golf Channel.
After getting her feet wet, she landed a position as weather anchor with KNDO-TV, an NBC affiliate in Washington state.
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It was not long before Shalhoup headed East again. She began her current role as meteorologist and traffic anchor for Nashville's WKRN News 2 in February 2020.
What did Shalhoup's Twitter announcement say?
It was an emotional goodbye for Shalhoup. Her Twitter announcement required four screenshots.
Shalhoup reflected on covering the crippling winter 2021 storms and theCovid pandemic, which she says have shown her how resilient the Nashville community is.
She got an opportunity to cover everything from tornadoes, to wildfires, to Nor’Easters.
Shalhoup added she has been lucky to forecast all over the country, which is something she is really proud of.
What is Shalhoup's next move?
In her tweet, Shalhoup revealed she was thrilled to announce she is joining the AccuWeather Network as a senior broadcast meteorologist.
"If you'll miss hearing me complain about the heat, don't worry! You'll still be able to watch me everyday, " she joked.
The new position will take her back to Pennsylvania in March.
Shalhoup added, "Honestly, I'm pretty excited about the idea of taking a short drive and grabbing a few zeppole at La Festa."
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