9 things to know about Kirstin Delgado, Channel 9′s newest anchor

ORLANDO, Fla. — Channel 9 announced Friday that Kirstin Delgado will join Channel 9 Eyewitness News This Morning as a news anchor.

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Here are nine things to know about Delgado:

1. She was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and was raised in Kennesaw, Georgia.

2. She graduated from Virginia’s Hampton University with a degree in broadcast journalism.

3. Her happy place is the beach. “My soul is filled with tranquility there,” she said.

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4. Her hobbies include arts and crafts, do-it-yourself projects and gift wrapping.

5. Although Kirstin doesn’t often cook, her specialty is flan.

6. She is a pescatarian but will occasionally enjoy steak or chicken.

7. Kirstin has two cats, Cosmo and Tom.

8. She roots for the UCF Knights.

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9. Delgado was born in Puerto Rico, is bilingual and is passionate about the Latino community.

Delgado will join co-anchor Christian Bruey from 4:30 a.m. to 7 a.m. weekdays on Channel 9 Eyewitness News This Morning and from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. on Channel 9 Eyewitness News on WRDQ TV 27.

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Jason Kelly

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Jason Kelly joined WFTV in 2014.