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Justine Waldman is the KRON 4 News weekend anchor at 8pm and 11pm. She is also the lead Multi-Media Journalist for KRON 4 News at 8 p.m.
She writes, shoots, edits and can run her own live shots. At the same time, she sends out updates to tens of thousands of people on Twitter (@JustineWaldman), Facebook (KRON 4 Justine Waldman), Instagram (@justinewaldman) and KRON4.com. You can also watch her reports on the KRON 4 News at 5pm and 6pm.
Justine has covered some incredible stories in the Bay Area since joining KRON in 2011. Her favorites include when the Giants won the World Series, the opening and closing of the new span of Bay Bridge and when SF Bat Kid saved the city.
An award-winning journalist, Justine has worked in some of the top newsrooms in the country. Most recently, she was a reporter at WCAU, the NBC owned station in Philadelphia. In Boston, Justine was freelance reporter at WHDH and NECN. While in the Northeast, Justine covered every story from Snowmageddon to the Boston Marathon, and the heartbreaking playoff losses of many professional sports teams.
While reporting and anchoring in Fort Myers, Florida at WFTX, Justine met her husband, Grant Lodes, who worked at a competing station. He is now the Breaking News Anchor at KRON 4. In 2008, Justine’s report took home first-prize at The Florida Bar Media Awards for an investigation on the Collier County Sheriff’s Department use of Tasers. She also did weekend weather.
Her first television news job was at WKTV in Utica, New York. There she was a reporter before becoming the morning anchor.
Justine graduated with honors from the S.I. Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.
Justine is also the proud parent of Donuts, a rescue Beagle. He placed second in a Cutest Dog in San Francisco contest. (He should have won.)