About 

    Kristen joined CNN as an intern for Piers Morgan Live in New York nearly three years ago after graduating from Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism. She has also worked as an editorial producer for "The Lead with Jake Tapper." While in D.C., she also worked as a producer on several projects with Katie Couric at Yahoo. Kristen attended Northwestern University and spent two years as an elementary school teacher in Chicago through Teach for America. She grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma.