Kristi Nelson NBC 5 News, Biography, Husband, Talk Street, and Net Worth

Kristi Nelson Biography

Kristi Nelson is an American journalist working at NBC 5 First at Four and 5 Talk Street Anchor and Reporter. Her interest in journalism started when she was just 9 years old.

Back in August 2011, she donated a kidney to her mother and she documented it in a multiple-part series, Kristi’s Gift. The series aired on NBC 5, the week of surgery. She won an Emmy from this series.

Kristi Nelson NBC 5 First At Four

Kristi got interested in journalism when she was a young girl, 9 years old. She started banging out articles based on topics she used to see on TV. This was the beginning of her love for news and storytelling. She is now an award-winning journalist working as the anchor of NBC 5 First at Four and 5 Talk Street.

She has spent nearly 20 years in NBC 5 and she has hosted many different shows including, Lone Star Politics, NBC 5 Spotlight and been at the forefront of some of the region’s most memorable breaking news stories. Kristi, however, started her journalism career as a newspaper reporter.

Kristi Nelson
Kristi Nelson

Kristi spent several summers as an intern at the Dallas Morning News before she went to work at The Philadelphia Inquirer, and later, at the Cincinnati Enquirer. Kristi joined the NBS’s Communication Department where she used to work as a writer within the Publishing Ventures division.

She wrote many articles for commemorative magazines and NBA-branded publications. Her work included writing for Inside Stuff and Hoop magazines and was part of the media relations team mobilized for major events, including NBA Finals, NBA All-Star Weekend and NBA Draft.

Kristi has recently been covering issues to do with justice, race, communities, and health. Kristi has won 3 Lone Star Emmys and also has a Gracie Award from The Alliance for Women in Media.

She also has multiple awards from the National Association of Black Journalists. Kristi has received honors from several organizations for her work as a journalist as well as her contributions to the North Texas community in the USA.


Company Name KXAS-TV/NBC 5
Dates Employed Aug 2001 – Present
Employment Duration 18 yrs 1 mo
Location Fort Worth, TX

General Assignment Reporter (NBC News Associate)
Company Name WVIT-TV/NBC 30 News
Dates Employed 2000 – 2001
Employment Duration 1 yr

Scholastic Press
Author, “The Chamique Holdsclaw Story”
Company Name Scholastic Press
Dates Employed1999 – 2000
Employment Duration1 yr
LocationNew York, NY
• Author of this juvenile biography about former WNBA star Chamique Holdsclaw

National Basketball Association
Writer/Editor — Publishing Ventures, Communications Group
Company Name National Basketball Association
Dates Employed 1997 – 1999
Employment Duration 2 yrs
Location New York, NY

Cincinnati Enquirer (Kentucky Bureau)
General Assignment Reporter
Company Name Cincinnati Enquirer (Kentucky Bureau)
Dates Employed 1996 – 1997
Employment Duration 1 yr
Location Cincinnati, Ohio Area

Philadelphia Inquirer
Company Name Philadelphia Inquirer
Dates Employed 1994 – 1996
Employment Duration 2 yrs
Location Greater Philadelphia Area
• Responsible for news coverage of six municipalities for daily Neighbors section
• Beat included school districts, local courts, police and local government
• Uncovered unique stories about people and places in Southeastern Pennsylvania

Dallas Morning News
Intern Reporter
Company Name Dallas Morning News
Dates Employed 1992 – 1993
Employment Duration 1 yr
Location Dallas, TX
• Produced feature and news stories for Metropolitan and Education Extra sections

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