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 trail 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

  Teen in deadly double-shooting was on missing-children’s list

Funeral set for VA Green Beret killed by IED in Afghanistan

Crews to begin work on Richmond’s slushy side-streets

West Point High teacher fired following transgender controversy

‘Moving Forward Together’: Henrico holds State of the County

Students hold walkout after teacher at center of transgender student controversy fired

Suspect in 19-year-old’s disappearance, death charged with murder

Retired Marine recalls memories of visit from President George H.W. Bush

Teen battling cancer wishes for Christmas decorations in yard

Neighbors fear someone is intentionally hurting outdoor pets

Police: Dozens charged with DUI as holiday season kicks off

Preventing porch package thefts this holiday season

Thousands brave the VA cold to get best Thanksgiving shopping deals

Man reunites with officer, nurses who helped save his life

Lt. Clark’s wife to become safety advocate to carry out husband’s legacy

Police search for leads in deadly hit-and-run that killed mother of four

New treatment for lymphoma patients called a “revolution”

Woman charged with embezzling nearly $5k from JROTC booster group

Hanover firefighter raffles off OBX vacation to raise money

Woman charged after school bus crash sends 5 children to hospital