Crystal Haynes joined Boston 25 News as a general assignment reporter in July 2011. She came to Boston 25 from WTNH –TV in New Haven, CT where she was a reporter. During her four years there she covered an incredible range of stories
She was part of the continuing coverage of the 2007 killings of a Cheshire woman and her two daughters during a home invasion. She helped follow the crime's only survivor, Dr. William Petit and his commitment to keep his family's legacy alive throughout the trial of his family's killers.
From 2004 – 2007 Crystal was a reporter at WGGB – TV in Springfield, MA. She started her broadcast career in the newsroom as an assignment editor and producer giving her a solid foundation for a reporting career.
Crystal has earned several awards for her reporting and believes one the best things about being a reporter is the adventure. She enjoys the chance to meet someone new each day and tell their story or dig deeper on an issue facing a community.
Crystal grew up in Springfield, Mass. and is a graduate of Emerson College where she majored in Broadcast Journalism and minored in History and Political Communication.