Kristina was born in the small town of Huntington in Western Massachusetts. She relocated and attended high school in Wilmington, NC where she worked part-time on 63 WMFD AM at the age of 16. After graduating High School she joined the United States Naval Reserves where she trained to be a Hospital Corpsman (medic).

Upon returning to North Carolina she attended college at East Carolina University and started her full-time radio career in nearby New Bern, NC. Since then, she has traveled the country working in San Diego, Albuquerque,  Tulsa, Boston, Albany, New York & now mornings for 92.9 The Wave.

Kristina lives with her two cats Kitty McKitterson and Gracie LaPew and enjoys baking, trivia nights, reading, and hiking in the woods.