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Kristin CarlsonCareer Highlights:
WCAX-TV - Senior Reporter
WCAX-TV - Co-host of the Thirty
WCAX-TV - Host, You Can Quote Me
Vermont Public TV - Host, Public Square
WDEV-Radio – Political Correspondent
Awards: (the duPont is the highest award in broadcast journalism – the broadcast equivalent of the Pulitzer… and winning it this year was the highpoint of my career!!!)
Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award 2010
Silver Baton for series “Foreigners on the Farm” that exposed illegal labor is helping keep the state’s dairy industry alive
Edward R. Murrow Award
Best Investigative Reporting for "Harassment on the Job" on state transportation agency 2010
Best News Series for “Power Struggle” on state’s nuclear power plant 2008
Best Investigative Reporting for “Smoke Screen” on smoke detectors 2008
Best Continuing Coverage for Ferrisburgh Grange arson reports 2006

Community Involvement:
Trinity United Methodist Church - Staff Parish Relations Committee Member                                                      

Favorite part of job? It's something new everyday -- and I get to meet all types of people and share their stories.  I also really like deadline pressure.

Most inspiring mentor? My Dad - a really smart funny awesome guy.

Who is your living hero? Byron Pitts.  I love his style of reporting and am inspired by his work and work ethic.  This year I had the pleasure of meeting and spending time with him at his 60 minutes office.

Favorite downtime activity? Cooking.  I signed up for a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) a few years ago and it changed my life... for the tastier.

Favorite Vermont Escape?  My backyard. 

Favorite social network? Twitter. (it's the only one I'm on... and it's for work: WCAX_KristinC )

Favorite website?

Vermont Business Person you would most want to network with? Any Chef.   

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