Chrystal Knight

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Chrystal was born and raised in Detroit and graduated from Eastern Michigan University. She received two scholarships in theater — one to Wayne State University and the other to Eastern Michigan University.

Chrystal graduated from EMU, with a Bachelor of Science in Communication/Radio, Television and Film.

She also spent a number of years in Southern California, where she got her start in the news broadcasting industry. Chrystal was awarded “Reporter of the Year” for her work on Local Origination television in Los Angeles.

During her career in broadcasting, she has worked as a television news anchor, for WLNS in Lansing, promotions producer for WDIV, (Local 4 news) a writer for Fox 2-Detroit and an account executive for Crawford Broadcasting in Detroit.

Chrystal’s love for the performing arts has landed her roles in several professional stage plays at the Music Hall, Fisher Theater and other venues around the country. She’s received numerous awards for acting and public speaking.

When not working, Chrystal and her husband Tim love to spend time serving in Christian ministry, reading and teaching the Bible. Chrystal also has a passion for animals. She often lends her support to local no-kill shelters and rescues. Chrystal and Tim have a shelter rescue dog named Faith and a cat they rescued as a kitten from the streets. Her name is Grace.

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Pets Often Caught In The Crosshairs Of Domestic Violence

First Step’s goal to raise enough money to provide a safe place for victims of domestic violence and their pets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/13/2016

Pound Pals of Taylor

Pound Pals Of Taylor Looks For Donations To Save 2 Rescue Dogs From Heartworm

Pound Pals of Taylor was one of the non-profit groups that took in homeless and stray animals when the transfer agreement to release dogs from Detroit Animal Control was approved.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2015

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Animal Rescues Get OK To Take Dogs And Cats From Animal Control

The transfer agreement between Detroit Animal Control and animal rescues came down, giving rescue groups the green light to pick up dogs and cats from the facility.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2015

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Got A Product To Pitch? Consider Selling On Amazon

Last year, more than one billion units worldwide were ordered via the Amazon website from sellers with businesses of all sizes,

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2014

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10 Detroit Men Recognized For Extraordinary Leadership Efforts

BMe — a nonprofit organization aimed at changing the negative perceptions of black men in society — will give out the awards.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2014

Zoie Jackson, 5. (Family photo)

5-Year-Old Detroit Girl Missing Since Monday

Police say it’s a case of partntal kidnapping.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2014

SOUTHFIELD MAYOR-BRENDA LAWRENCE

Southfield Mayor Brenda Lawrence Announces Bid For Congress

Mayor Lawrence spoke with WWJ’s Chrystal Knight about her vision for the 14th Congressional District.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2014

A mural by the Grand River Creative Corridor (photo credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Could Wayne County Go Bankrupt Next? Summit Will Discuss

“This is not just a chat, this is to learn,” Sarpolous said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2013

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 12:  Actress Karolyn Grimes attends the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presentation of "It's A Wonderful Life" at The Academy Theater on December 12, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Smallest Star Of ‘It’s A Wonderful Life,’ Zuzu, Spills Set Secrets, Talks Sequel

In fact, it’s such an enduring hit that there’s sudden talk of a sequel. Is it on? Grimes say yes. “It’s a whole different story,” she said.

CBS Detroit–11/22/2013

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The Holidays Find Many Families In Need; Volunteers Of America Find A Way To Help

The holiday season is upon us — and while many of us will celebrate with family and friends, exchanging gifts and eating plenty of great food — others are not as fortunate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2013

Care Package Drive For Military Troops Happens In Troy

In remembrance of the 9-11 attacks and Patriot’s Day — White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery in Troy is hosting its “Sixth Annual Care Package Drive.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/08/2013

9-year-old Scooter is up for adoption. (credit: Pets Supplies Plus)

200 Cats Up For Adoption In 48-Hour Event

“We will have a huge selection of just about every type of cat imaginable.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2013

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Report: Michigan Fails In Fending Off Public Corruption

Michigan ranked 48 out of 50 states in four key areas.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2013

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Redford Theatre Shows Off Renovations With Magical ‘Mary Poppins’ Weekend

After two months of renovations, The Redford Theater is back in business — and they’re kicking it all off with a special showing of a childhood Disney classic.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/12/2013

Nearly 200 Animals Need Homes After Hillsdale Humane Society Forced To Close

Attention animal lovers: A no-kill animal shelter facing financial troubles needs your help.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/08/2013

Ella Andrews (Family photo)

Tips Sought In Southfield Missing Woman Case

A distraught local family has turned to Crime Stoppers, in a desperate attempt to find a loved one who disappeared last month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2013

Volunteer puppy raiser Nan Nellenbach picks up "Joy," the 50th puppy she will be raising for Leader Dogs for the Blind. (Credit: Leader Dogs for the Blind/Facebook Photo)

Mich. Woman Raises Record-Breaking 50th Leader Dog For The Blind

A Michigan woman who raises puppies for a cause has reached a record-breaking milestone.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2013

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Detroit Police Search For Cab Driver After Boy Killed In Hit-And-Run

Detroit police are looking for the driver of a yellow Checker Cab van in connection with the hit-and-run death of a 6-year-old boy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/11/2013

Fire destroys a the Heidelberg Project's Obstruction of Justice house on Detroit's east side. (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ)

Fire Destroys Part Of Detroit’s Heidelberg Project

Authorities say fire has destroyed a home in Detroit’s Heidelberg Project on the city’s east side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2013

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It’s ‘Last Call At The Conspiracy Lounge’ In Detroit

Can you imagine a lounge where historical icons like John F. Kennedy, Abraham Lincoln and MLK converse in the afterlife?

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/19/2013

(Photo courtesy of Jawan M. Jackson)

Detroit Native Stars In Broadway’s ‘Motown: The Musical’

“The role was made for me, it was written for me, and this is my part,” says Jawan Jackson.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2013

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Troubled Students, Staff Get Counseling After School Suicide

Southgate Schools superintendent Bill Gruseki said counselors will be available as long as they are needed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2013

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