Kristine Henry has been an editor in The Baltimore Sun's features department, handling coverage of food and families, since February 2013 and is the editor of the Maryland Family magazine. She was a business-news reporter at the Sun from 1998 until 2002 when she had her first child and took what she now refers to as a very extended maternity leave. Along the way she was the communications director of a local non-profit and did extensive freelance writing.

Kris grew up in Minneapolis and has a degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. She lives in Towson with her husband, son (11), daughter (8), and Yorkiepoo (28 dog years).