Kristen Rary

Kristen Rary

MMJ

Savannah, GA

Kristen Rary is the Lowcountry Reporter for WTOC. She is an Atlanta native and joined the WTOC team in June of 2019.

While at The University of Georgia, Kristen earned a Bachelors in Journalism and a Bachelors in Political Science. She also reported and anchored for UGA's Grady Newsource. While in school Kristen was awarded a Hearst award for her work covering deaf accessibility and limitations at the University. She was also named a Deborah Norville Scholar for her political coverage leading up to the 2018 midterm elections.

Prior to her work at WTOC, Kristen spent time in newsrooms such as Atlanta's WSB-TV and D.C.'s WRC-TV, where she learned the skills she needs to report on the Lowcountry and greater Savannah area.

Kristen is excited to get to know the people of Savannah and South Carolina, so if you see her around please stop and say hello! She loves to learn more about people, and definitely won't turn down restaurant suggestions!

If you have any tips that you think Kristen should investigate, please email her at krary@wtoc.com.

Education:

  • University of Georgia

Recent Articles by Kristen

WATCH LIVE: 64th annual Beaufort Water Festival Parade

  Beaufort County teachers tour local, historic sites

  Beaufort Co. law enforcement hold active shooter training at May River High

  Beaufort Water Festival delivers massive economic impact

  City of Beaufort ends efforts to revitalize Boundary Street

  River Ridge Academy in Bluffton adding new mobile classrooms

Town of Bluffton to consider e-cigarette ban

  Special memorial dedication held for leukemia victim

  Hilton Head Chamber of Commerce reports economic increase on Fourth of July

  Hilton Head Island prepares for Fourth of July celebrations

  Lowcountry families participate in Bluffton Children’s Parade

  Beaufort’s Richard V. Woods Memorial Bridge showcasing enormous American Flag

  New superintendent tours Beaufort County schools

  Beaufort city leaders pleased after offshore drilling ban clears House

  Bond referendum to appear on Beaufort County ballots in November