April Hansen joined the KSBY News team in March of 2013 as a Multimedia Journalist. She was previously a reporter and fill-in anchor for KOLR-TV in Springfield, Missouri.
April was born and raised in Minnesota. And although she still pronounces it "Minnesooottaaa" from time to time, April is very excited to continue her career here on the Central Coast. "The best part of my job is meeting new people," she said. "Everyone has a story and I would love to hear about yours! I'm excited to call the Central Coast home."
April graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Journalism and Communications. While attending college, she was an All-American for the nationally ranked Bulldog volleyball team and joined the 1,000-kill club. Here first job out of college was with KQDS in Duluth as a reporter and weather anchor.
Outside the newsroom, April's biggest passion is traveling. She has spent summers in Europe and plans to travel to Central America. She also enjoys hiking, biking, antiquing, movies and spending time with her family and friends.