Cristen Drummond is an Emmy-nominated journalist with more than a decade of experience who’s been covering stories in the Las Vegas valley since 2018. She was recognized by the Governor’s Office as Nevada’s Hero of the Day in June 2020 for her reporting during the COVID-19 pandemic.
After three years with KLAS in Las Vegas and primarily reporting on the Clark County School District, she moved down the street to News 3 in 2022 and is happy to continue sharing the stories of the community.
Prior to her years in Nevada, Cristen reported and anchored for Spectrum News in North Carolina. While reporting out of the Greensboro newsroom, she anchored from Raleigh and occasionally in Charlotte. She was the lead nightside reporter and covered a variety of stories from breaking news to natural disasters including hurricanes, tornadoes, and snowstorms. The organization selected her to cover the 2015 Final Four event in Indianapolis for the entire Spectrum News North Carolina network. She also closely covered the 2016 presidential campaigns and rallies in the Tar Heel state.
Cristen was born and raised in Los Angeles and graduated from the University of Nevada majoring in Broadcast Journalism and minoring in theatre. She chose the Wolf Pack after being recruited by 38 Division 1 schools and was fortunate to receive a full-ride scholarship. She started her broadcast career as a weekend anchor and MMJ for WGXA FOX 24 / ABC 16 in Macon, Ga. She was also a correspondent for Westwood One / Dial Global's subsidiary Go Radio at the 2012 Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.
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