Christen Hyde is a native of Thomasville, which is located in southwest Alabama. She is an Alabamian at heart but grew up traveling to Meridian with family on the weekends. She began her career with WTOK in June 2022.
Christen comes to WTOK with several years of experience. She previously worked in news markets in Jackson, TN and Tallahassee, FL. She graduated with her Master of Arts Degree in Professional Communication from Florida State University in Tallahassee. She also has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism from Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, AL.
She has a true passion for journalism and reporting on stories that mean the most to the community.
Christen enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, going to the movies, and spending time with her family. She is so excited to be a member of the WTOK news team!
If you see Christen out exploring the city, please say hello and if you have a story idea please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.