BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Christina Jensen is joining Fox 44 News as evening co-anchor.

Jensen will co-anchor the 5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. newscasts with Kelly Anne Beile. They’ll be joined by Chief Meteorologist Ashley Ruiz and Sports Director Brian Holland.

“I’m thrilled to have Christina Jensen join our news team and family. I know she will be a great addition as we continue to work to grow the Fox 44 brand with capital area viewers,” said John Walton, news director for NBC Local 33 News/Fox 44 News.

Prior to joining Fox 44 News, Jensen was an evening anchor for KTVE, the NBC affiliate in West Monroe, Louisiana. Jensen also worked in Spectrum News 13 in Orlando, Florida. Jensen started her broadcast career at KIFI Local News 8 in Idaho Falls, Idaho.

“I’m very excited to join the Fox 44 news team. I’m a huge fan of Louisiana and being an evening anchor in the state’s capital really is a dream role for me. I’m looking forward to being a part of the community and delivering news that matters,” said Jensen.

Jensen is a California native and a graduate of California Polytechnic State University.