Kalyna Astrinos is an Emmy nominated Anchor at KGTV ABC 10News San Diego. Often referred to as the stations utility player, Kalyna is a Reporter, Fill-in Anchor, Live Center Anchor, Traffic Anchor, Fill-in Weather-caster, & MMJ. Her career began in radio while attending the University of California, Irvine in 2007 and Kalyna has been making a name for herself since.
During her 12 year career, Kalyna has been a part of major radio stations before transitioning into TV news. She has covered everything from entertainment to traffic, human interest stories, breaking news and beyond. Her career started in Los Angeles where she spent about 8 years perfecting her craft. While she was there, she focused on entertainment, traffic & red carpets. Through hard work and countless demos, she landed coveted spots on a number of iHeart radio stations which included 102.7 KIIS FM where she was one of the traffic reporters/personalities for the On-Air with Ryan Seacrest show, and landed regular spots on the Petros & Money show, 104.3 MYFM with Damian Fahey & mornings with The Woody Show on ALT 98.7. But she didn’t stop there. She also landed her own radio show in Bakersfield CA, as the midday personality on HITS 93.1 (Top 40) and has recently taken her radio career to San Diego, where she is on-air at Z90 (Top 40).
Her TV News experience went hand in hand with her radio experience where she has managed to maintain positions in both radio and TV simultaneously in every market she has been in. While in Los Angeles covering traffic & entertainment, she also anchored traffic reports on ABC7 Eyewitness News during their 4pm broadcast. While on the radio in Bakersfield, she was also the morning show reporter/fill-in anchor at the CBS & FOX TV stations where she covered feature, lifestyle, community and breaking news. Currently, she is working full-time at 10News ABC in San Diego reporting, anchoring, shooting & producing content on her own as an MMJ, & filling in at the weather desk all while keeping up with her radio show at Z90.
Her love of storytelling, hosting and being a voice for others is what motivates her every day. She is also a proud Latina. Her background is Puerto Rican, Argentinian & Greek and has a natural love for food, culture & dance. Kalyna lives by the motto, "When was the last time you tried something for the first time?"