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Kristina De Leon is the morning reporter on News 4 San Antonio Today.

A true South Texas native, Kristina De Leon was born in San Antonio. After graduating from MacArthur High School, she earned a Masters degree in Communication and double majored in Psychology and Sociology from the University Of The Incarnate Word.

Kristina began her on air career in Laredo at KVTV. She spent nearly three years as the weekend, then noon show anchor. There, she covered the drug cartel, immigration issues and often reported from across the border.

Kristina spent nearly five years as the morning show anchor/reporter for KIII-TV in Corpus Christi, Texas. During that period, she stood on the front lines of three major hurricanes.

Before moving back home to San Antonio, Kristina spent a year in the Valley at KGBT-TV as a reporter, producer, and anchor.

The Emmy-nominated morning reporter was honored by the San Antonio Police Department and Bexar County Sheriffs Office with merit awards. She was also recognized by the SA Crime Coalition and is a graduate of the FBI Citizens Academy.

Kristina was also a featured alumni in the University of the Incarnate Word's campaign.

When her ailing mother was in need, Kristina donated a kidney. The procedures were documented as a feature series on News 4 San Antonio.