Kristen Rary is a general assignment reporter for Action News Jax.
She started her career in Savannah, Ga. at WTOC where she independently covered three counties. There she covered everything from state politics to protests to COVID-19 recovery.
Kristen is a graduate of the University of Georgia (Go Dawgs!) where she earned a bachelor's in journalism and a bachelor's in political science.
When she’s not reporting you can find her hanging out on the beach, trying out new restaurants, and playing with her toy poodle, Oliver!
Kristen is a passionate story teller and strives to share with viewers what’s happening in their community. She grew up visiting Jacksonville and now she couldn’t be more excited to join the city.
Defense attorney Kevin Gough, who is representing defendant William “Roddie” Bryan, suggested the Arbery family should not be able to have any more black pastors coming in and supporting them, even though he admitted he didn’t realize the Rev. Al Sharpton joined the family until court ended Wednesday night.