Crispin Havener is an award winning anchor, reporter, and producer continuing to pursue his dream of working in television news. A native of Johnstown, PA, Crispin joined the KKCO 11 News Team in March 2015 after working as a producer for WHBF-TV in the Quad Cities of Illinois and Iowa.
At WHBF, Crispin helped produce evening newscasts for the station. He was part of a team that helped the station grow to some of their best ratings in more than 15 years.
Crispin graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) in Indiana, PA with a degree in Communications Media and a minor in Journalism. At the university station IUP-TV, he was the anchor/producer/creator of a current events debate program The Week In Review. The show won National Broadcasting Society Region One Awards in 2010 and 2011 for best Public Affairs/News program in a region covering colleges in 11 states in the Northeast. He also was an anchor/reporter for the station's newscast IUP NewsCenter. His reporting of breaking news was used locally as well as nationally by CNN. Crispin also served as IUP-TV's Station Manager for two years, helping double the shows produced and staff working on the station. He interned at KYW-TV, the CBS owned and operated station in Philadelphia, PA in the summer of 2011.
Crispin began his broadcasting career in 2007 with the Proclaim! TV Ministry as a segment host/producer on their weekly program on WWCP-TV in the Johnstown/Altoona, PA market, conducting interviews with everyone from local leaders to The Jonas Brothers. He also worked in production for newscasts on WWCP-TV & WATM-TV in Johnstown, PA.
In his spare time, Crispin is an avid sports junkie. He claims to bleed "black and gold" for his love of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pirates, and Penguins. He's also looking forward to enjoying all that the Western Slope has to offer.
Crispin loves talking to everyone. If you have a story idea or just want to chat, feel free to reach out to him via e-mail (email@example.com), Facebook (Crispin Havener KKCO), and Twitter (@CrispinKKCO).
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