Kristina Audencial Biography and Wiki
Kristina Audencial is a Filina-American Emmy award-winning anchor for the Fox 5 San Diego morning news. Audencial is one of the four news anchors on the Fox 5 morning show. She anchors the weekdays newscast from 4:30 to 6 a.m. By February 2017, she was anchoring from 4:30 a.m. to 7 a.m.
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Kristina Audencial Early Life
Audencial is a Filipina-American born in Subic Bay, Philippines. She could be what you call a “third culture kid” having lived overseas most of her life including Japan, Singapore, and Guam. Her father worked in the U.S military thus the lots of relocating. After graduating from high school in Singapore, she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Communication from the University of California, San Diego.
Additionally, she is also active in the Filipino-American community by hosting events such as “For The Love of The Philippines” a televised San Diego Benefit for Typhoon Haiyan victims, the Miss Philippines California Pageant, and the Fil-Am Festival in San Diego.
Kristina Audencial Age
Kristina Audencial is about 36 years old. She was born in Subic Bay, Philippines.
Kristina Audencial Fox 5 San Diego
Before becoming an anchor, she began her news journey behind the scenes. In 2006 she interned, wrote and produced at local San Diego ABC affiliate, KGTV. she continued on to KUSI and KSWB FOX 5, as a morning and weekend producer. Ultimately Kristina left San Diego to sign on as a general assignment reporter at KREX News Channel 5 in Grand Junction, Colorado.
She shot, edited and produced her own stories. Upon her return to San Diego, worked as an anchor/reporter for U-T TV. There she had the privilege of launching its very first UT San Diego morning newscast. Also had the incredible experience of traveling to the Philippines to report on recovery efforts following the destruction of Typhoon Haiyan. Those reports earned her her first Emmy award.
But as luck would have it she returned to KSWB FOX 5 for a “second tour,” but this time as a reporter. After 2 and a half years of reporting for her nightside newscasts, the station changed her role and now have her waking up with San Diego as a morning anchor.
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Kristina Audencial Parents
Kristina was born in the Naval Station of Subic Bay to her father Rico Audencial and her mother Jenny. They came in the United States when she was 13 years old. Her father is a retired Navy personnel.
Kristina Audencial Fox 5
In 2006 she interned, wrote and produced at local San Diego ABC affiliate, KGTV. She continued on to KUSI and KSWB FOX 5, as a morning and weekend producer. Ultimately she left San Diego to sign on as a general assignment reporter at KREX News Channel 5 in Grand Junction, Colorado
Kristina Audencial Single, Husband
Audencial is not single. She is married to Huy Le, son of Vietnamese immigrants, Kristina gets excited at the thought that she’s one of the station’s leading prime time news broadcasters, five days a week. “It is an honor to put the face of a Filipina in this thriving city,” Kristina smiled, “It’s about time.”
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