Karina Bolster

Karina Bolster is a multi-media journalist for NBC12 News. She joined the team in March 2018. Karina has covered a variety of national breaking news stories including the 1,000-year flood in South Carolina, and the Walter Scott and Mother Emanuel AME church shootings in 2015. She was also the lead reporter for Dylann Roof’s federal death penalty trial for the church shooting. Karina grew up living in various states and countries because of her military family. She was born in Germany, and loves to travel! Before moving to Richmond, Karina was a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor for WCSC (Live 5 News) in Charleston, South Carolina. She started her career as a multi-media journalist/anchor for WFVX/WVII in Bangor, Maine. Karina is excited to join the NBC12 team! When she’s not on air you can find her trying to catch the Patriots game, or any New England sports team to be exact (Bruins, Red Sox & Celtics). She’s eager to see all that Richmond has to offer, and cover the stories that are important to you!

Recent Articles by Karina

  I-64/Airport Drive improvement project underway

Former Louisa football coach dies after battling cancer

Portion of Richmond-Henrico Turnpike to be closed six weeks for repairs

Virginia native sentenced 40 years for producing child porn

‘Love is going to win the day': Sen. urges Virginia to move forward

Rapper Kurtis Blow on VA controversies: ‘Come together, focus on commonalities’

Northam calls Lt. Gov. Fairfax; congressmen react to scandal

Hanover schools launches anonymous bullying reporting tool

Senator supports Northam’s determination to earn Virginians' trust, not resign

Should Richmond-area schools have cold weather policies?

Late-term abortion debate heightens as Dems, GOP hold news conferences

Strong winds cause power outages across RVA

Suspect pleads guilty in Metzger murder; 2 others face trial

Education rally calls for more school funding, increase in teacher salaries

Staffing issues at 2 air traffic control centers cause delays at RIC

Dinwiddie schools urge driver safety after 2 teens killed in crashes

Oyster roast to benefit family of baby with mystery illness

Henrico teen battling cancer undergoes surgery after fulfilled Christmas wish

1 killed, 2 injured in four-car crash on Hull Street Road

Frigid temperatures create challenge for first responders