Important message for Lafayette-area viewers about FOX59

Kristin Kane joined Fox59 as Morning Anchor in December of 2013, however she is no stranger to the Midwest.

Kristin was born in St. Louis and grew up in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. She loves the 4 seasons – she even enjoys the snow!

Kristin graduated early from a small performing arts high school in New York City and then went on to earn her bachelor’s degree in American History from Columbia University. While attending college, she interned for CBS and WCBS-TV.

Prior to moving to Indianapolis, Kristin was an Anchor/Reporter in Orlando at Central Florida News 13. She has also worked on-air at KRIV in Houston, WSFL in Miami, WICU in Erie, PA, and behind the scenes at WCBS in NYC and News 12 Westchester in Yonkers, NY.

Kristin is married to her college sweetheart, Tom. In their free time, they enjoy spending time with family and friends and they love to travel. At home, they enjoy going to the gym, roller blading, skiing, boating, hiking, and playing tennis. Since she moved to Indy, Kristin has been a regular volunteer at Girls Inc. Indy.


Recent Articles
  • “Your Town Friday” goes to Lebanon!

    “I’m a transplant here and I noticed that the downtown area just had nothing going on. I wanted to do something to get people from the community to come out, go downtown and have some fun so I came up with this concept and I stay open late and it seems to be working very well,” said John Krasowski, owner of Periwinkle’s Soda Pop Candy Shop. “A hundred different soda pops and about 150 different candies and at many times […]

  • ‘Your Town Friday’ returns to Fishers!

    FISHERS, Ind. — “Your Town Friday” makes its return to Fishers this week. We start at Heady Hollow Brewing Company. “Me and my co-owner, George, were home brewers for a few years and quite a few of our friends really liked our beers and said you guys should open a business so we started looking into it and a couple years after that we opened the doors,” said co-owner Keefe Pietri. Heady Hollow Brewing Company celebrated its one-year anniversary just […]

  • ‘Your Town Friday’ makes the trip to Middletown!

    MIDDLETOWN, Ind. — For the last three years since Valley View Golf Course on Fall Creek reopened, it’s been a huge hit with people near and far. “The golf course has been here for 53 years,” said  Cindy Smith, marketing manager at Valley View Golf Course on Fall Creek. “The owners had originally developed it and owned it for those years and we reopened it on the 50th anniversary in 2013, so we’ve been operating it today.  The new owners used […]

  • “Your Town Friday” visits Lawrence in Marion County!

    “We really just wanted to open a used bookstore but we decided we wanted to bake bread while we were at it and it all just kind of snowballed from there until we came up with the café,” said Will Worley, owner of Porter Books and Bread. Will Worley opened Porter Books and Bread one year ago at Fort Harrison in Lawrence. “We had actually never heard of Fort Harrison before we came up here about 2 years ago when we […]

  • ‘Your Town Friday’ visits Zionsville!

    ZIONSVILLE, Ind. — You don’t have to go all the way to Chicago to get a taste of the Windy City. “They’re not going to get the type of food in this area if they’re just swinging in, they’ll have to come back another day or drive to Chicago.  It’s their one shot during their trip they can live Chicago!” said Jeff Sepiol, owner co-owner of Rush on Main in Zionsville. “It was earlier this year in January, Johnny Vargo, […]

  • ‘Your Town Friday’ takes you to Martinsville!

    MARTINSVILLE, Ind. — Indiana Dream Team Barnwood Furniture and Décor is all about serving the community.  It’s a small part of a residential program that houses and helps young men who are incarcerated for drug crimes. “We give the guys a second chance to come in, we educate them, they get their GEDs, we give them trades programs and everything you see in the store, it’s hands on building.  The guys build homes, and they live on property, we get […]

  • ‘Your Town Friday’ heads up to Pendleton!

    PENDLETON, Ind. — The Bank Restaurant in Pendleton earned its name honestly. The Pendleton eatery started out as bank and later became a soda shop, a café and a jewelry store. “It was originally built as a bank, a financial bank, and back in 1910 the bank then merged with another bank in 1929 and then it became Smith Restaurant in 1930.  It was Smith Restaurant for 15 to 16 years and since then it’s been a series of other small […]

  • ‘Your Town Friday’ features McCordsville in Hancock County!

    MCCORDSVILLE, Ind. — Keith Salsbery sure knows his trees, plants and flowers.  For 41 years he’s owned a 14 acre garden center in Kokomo.  This however, is his satellite location: Salsbery Garden Center off West Broadway in McCordsville. “Our traffic is excellent on this road and in the evening it all backs up here so we’ve built up a good following now after all these years and we have a real good selection of a little bit of everything. We […]

  • ‘Your Town Friday’ visits Beech Grove!

    BEECH GROVE, Ind. — As a kid, Tim Showalter worked in a wood shop with his dad.  He then did IT education for 25 years and decided he wanted to try something else.  He started watching “American Restoration” on the History Channel and realized he could make a new career for himself by restoring things. “I always enjoyed picking up bikes and taking them apart and painting them, putting back together and then selling them out of the front yard as […]

  • “Your Town Friday” visits Pittsboro, Hendricks County!

    “Big Tucks specializes in dog and horse and other nutrition and we’ve come a long way in the 6 years, 4 months, 14 days we’ve been open,” said Phil Tucker, owner of Big Tucks Feed and More. Before Phil opened Big Tucks in this building along Main Street, it was Tuckers Corner, his mom’s restaurant for 17 years and Phil worked behind the counter.  It was only appropriate to renovate the space and re-open as Phil’s feed store for animals. […]