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About Kristen

Kristen Castillo is an award winning journalist with over 10 years experience in print and broadcast.

She is an accomplished freelance writer with hundreds of articles online and in print on topics including wedding planning; parenting; women’s interest; health and fitness; consumer; pets; the environment and more.

I’m always looking for ideas and sources for my articles.

If you’ve got a story tip or you’re interested in sharing your thoughts in an article, email me.

Kristen has received over 50 professional awards including two Emmy's and multiple honors from the San Diego Press Club and the San Diego Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

She received a national award from the Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi for her TV news special “Hate Crimes.”

A graduate of Fairfield University with a B.A. in Communication and English, Kristen lives in Southern California with her husband and son.