General Assignment Reporter
Cristen Drummond is a NewsCentral reporter hailing from the Golden State. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California she attended Marymount High School and after receiving 38 Division I college recruiting letters for soccer, she decided to attend the University of Nevada. While playing for the Wolf Pack, Cristen received numerous accolades including Freshman of the Year, First Team All WAC, All Tournament team and holding numerous records. It didn’t end on the field. Cristen succeeded academically as well receiving ESPN Second Team Academic All-District, NSCAA All West Region Scholar Team-Honorable mention, Nevada Scholar Athlete and became a member of numerous academic fraternities and organizations. While at school she decided to pursue a degree in broadcast journalism and minor in theatre. Reporting and TV have always perked her interest, and she loves how a story can be told through words and images. She graduated Cum Laude, Top Scholar, and number one from the Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism.
While at school, Cristen participated in the student run broadcast, Wolf Pack Week. She was a reporter as well as an in-studio interviewer. In the summer of 2011, she interned with CBS affiliate KTVN Channel 2 in Reno where she helped produce the news and accompanied reporters on stories. In early 2012, Cristen briefly worked with start up music site, GoRadio as an interviewer at the Grammy Awards. She met artists and celebrities on radio row and asked the tough questions about their careers and personal lives.
Cristen joined the NewsCentral team in May 2012. Since moving to Macon she’s enjoyed the southern hospitality and country food. She especially likes the amount of country music played on the radio. When not covering a story, she enjoys working out, shopping on a budget, talking with family and friends, catching up on her celebrity gossip, watching a few sports games, and exploring the Cherry Blossom Capital of the world. She loves all aspects of entertainment and covering any talent that passes through the city.
She is happy to call Central Georgia home and loves everything that it has to offer.