Kristen Hudgins joined the School of Music and Dance in February 2023 as a PR Specialist. Originally from Atlanta, she is a storyteller with more than five years experience as a TV news journalist. Most recently, she was an anchor and reporter in Lexington, KY. Prior to that, she reported in Reno, NV. She has earned two regional Emmy Awards for her coverage of the historic Camp Fire in Paradise, CA and the 2020 Presidential election.