John Krinjak

John Krinjak


John Krinjak is an anchor and reporter for FOX 7 Austin. 

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 latest from John Krinjak

Texas confirms first human case of bird flu

Dr. Mason Mileur with Austin Medical Associates spoke with John Krinjak about how much of a danger bird flu poses to humans and what people should be on the lookout for in this FOX 7 Focus.

UT Austin shuts down DEI division due to SB 17

The president of UT Austin announced a major staffing shake-up as a result of a new state law banning "diversity, equity and inclusion" programs on campus. FOX 7 Austin also learned some employees will be losing their jobs.

Texas person diagnosed with bird flu

The Texas Department of State Health Services confirmed the state’s first human case of avian influenza, or bird flu, on Monday. This comes after the virus was found in dairy cattle in the Texas panhandle last week.

Austin weather: Preparing for severe weather season

From tornadoes to hailstorms to flash flooding, central Texas can see it all during the springtime. We talk with Austin's top emergency management official about what you should do to be prepared.