John Krinjak is a reporter for Good Day Austin. You can catch him weekdays from 4:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
John joined the FOX 7 Austin team in December of 2020. No stranger to early wake-up calls, John was most recently a morning anchor at ABC6 in Providence, Rhode Island. He was also the station’s lead political reporter, and had a popular food segment called "Rhode Island Eats." Prior to that, John was an anchor and reporter at WABI in Bangor, Maine.
John grew up in Connecticut and graduated from New York University with a degree in journalism. While in NYC, he worked behind the scenes at ABC’s Nightline and NBC’s TODAY.
John lives in Austin with his dog, Tico. A Northeasterner all his life, John is enjoying the change in scenery and climate, especially the Texas "winters." He loves live music and food, and welcomes any recommendations of bands and barbecue!
Oh…and John is a DIE-HARD Bon Jovi fan—he’s seen the band live more than 40 times!
The statistics are staggering in Texas when it comes to how many people are killed by family members every year, and a wife and child in Austin are now the latest victims of this troubling trend.
Police say they are now investigating the deaths, including a six-year-old boy, at a home on Abby Ann Lane as a double murder and suicide.
In Austin, all eyes are on Prop A, which would beef up staffing within the city’s police department.
Tim Jordan with Abacus Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Electrical joins John Krinjak to talk about what people can do to better prepare for cooler weather.
The Austin Heart & Stroke Walk returned to the Long Center for the Performing Arts Saturday, raising money for the American Heart Association.
Governor Greg Abbott is hoping the Texas Legislature will turn his executive order banning vaccine mandates into state law as Texas businesses and politicians react to the order.
The Leander ISD PTA officially opened a second clothes closet with a ribbon cutting Saturday at Four Points Middle School in Northwest Austin.
Plaintiffs say Abbott’s order denies children with disabilities, who are at a high risk of illness and death from the coronavirus, access to public education.
The trips come as the influx of migrants trying to cross the border appears not to be slowing down.
Abbott will be in McAllen Tuesday, where he will sign a bill to beef up criminal penalties for people who are paid to smuggle migrants over the border.