Kris Kridel

Recently Retired

Kris Kridel is afternoon co-anchor and co-host of WBBM's Noon Business Hour.  As anchor-reporter at WBBM, Kris has won awards for Best Reporter, Feature, Newscast and Documentary from AP and UPI; a 1991 National Headliner Award, Peter Lisagor and RTNDA reporting awards.

Kris's writing and reporting were featured in Ted White's 1993 book, "Broadcast Newswriting and Reporting."  Kris received her BA at Ohio University and her Master's Degree in Journalism from Ohio State University in the Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Reporting, led by the eminent Stuart Loory.

Before joining WBBM, Kris worked as reporter-anchor at WCOL in Columbus, and, in Chicago, anchor/reporter/news director at WFYR. Kris has also taught journalism at Loyola University in Chicago.