Kristi Capel is the Co-Anchor of the Fox 8 Cleveland Morning News. In her time at Fox, Kristi has flown in Skyfox reporting traffic, hosted the #1 local entertainment show in the country, “New Day Cleveland” with David Moss, and anchored the Emmy Award-winning sports show, “Friday Night Touchdown.”
In 2001, Kristi moved to Missouri on a volleyball scholarship to attend Evangel University, earning a degree in Broadcasting & Communications along with Public Relations. After graduating from college, she won the title of ‘Miss Missouri USA 2006,’ and had a wonderful opportunity to represent Missouri at the ‘2006 Miss USA Pageant.’
While in college, she had a great opportunity to intern in Cincinnati, Ohio, at WCPO. In her senior year, she landed a second internship at KSPR News in Springfield, Missouri, where she began her first job as a reporter. After a few short months of covering fires, accidents, and local events, they were in need of a weekend weather anchor, so she jumped in the driver’s seat and began her weather career. From there, she continued in Northeast and Central PA as the morning and midday Meteorologist. Kristi was awarded “The Times Leader’s 40 Under Forty,” for successful individuals who have excelled in their professions and communities in Northeast & Central PA.
Kristi loves getting involved in the community whenever she gets the chance. Kristi is a strong supporter of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, serving as the lead anchor for the Dream Home campaign—the most successful in the nation. Additionally, she has been a part of ‘Go Red For Women,’ ‘Children’s Miracle Network,’ and the ‘American Diabetes Association.’