Cori Coffin is an award-winning journalist who joined KVUE in October 2014. She anchors KVUE News Daybreak at 4:30 a.m. and reports throughout the day.
Her interactive stories range from live wildfire coverage during Blackhawk water-drops to reporting while rappelling off a 38-story downtown high-rise. She’s covered the 100-year floods that decimated entire neighborhoods in Central Texas and has been dunked in a vat of barbecue sauce for a good cause. Nothing is off limits.
In 2016, the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters Association named Cori “Best Reporter,” second place.
Prior to ‘Keeping it Weird’ in Austin, Cori anchored and reported for three years in Grand Junction, Colorado for KREX NewsChannel 5.
During her time in the Centennial State, Cori broke several political stories and covered the 2012 presidential election extensively, including one-on-one interviews with Mitt Romney and Karl Rove.
She’s also covered the historic legalization of recreational marijuana, as well as environment and energy issues impacting the Western Slope. Cori also anchored live breaking news coverage of the Aurora movie theater shooting in 2012.
Prior to Colorado, Cori reported from the red carpet and hosted various entertainment and lifestyle segments in Los Angeles. She’s a graduate of Chapman University with degrees in Broadcast Journalism, as well as Public Relations and Advertising.
She’s a tea drinker and has a third degree black belt in Taekwondo.
- Photos by KVUE's John Gusky at Zilker Park Great Lawn in Austin