Ryan Kristafer

Ryan Kristafer

Entertainment Reporter

Ryan Kristafer joined the “Good Day New York” and the FOX 5 team in August 2019.

Originally from Connecticut, he started his career emceeing corporate events across the U.S. as an on-stage host and DJ. Kristafer then hosted a nationally syndicated ‘Man in the Stands’ feature on NBC Sports Radio.

Following that, he spent five years at WTNH (ABC) in Connecticut as a feature reporter, and host of a daily talk show: “CT Style.”

Today, Kristafer is the Entertainment Anchor and Reporter for “Good Day New York” and FOX 5, covering celebrity interviews, entertainment headlines, lifestyle, trends and more.

Kristafer graduated from Central Connecticut State University where he majored in Marketing and Communications.

The latest from Ryan Kristafer


Pianists from Juilliard performing at Grand Central Terminal

MTA Metro-North welcomes back visitors and commuters to Grand Central Terminal with a grand performance. Pianists from The Juilliard School are performing on a Steinway & Sons piano, underneath the iconic constellation ceiling until 7 pm Tuesday.  


Restaurants offering Easter meal kits, delivery

With social distancing in place, this year’s Easter celebrations will be very different from years past. Many local restaurants are offering Easter meal kits and delivery services.


Restaurants delivering to the frontlines of pandemic response

Restaurants in the Tristate Region are stepping up, and doing their part to help healthcare workers while on they're on the job. Companies like SUBWAY are serving up hundreds of boxed lunches. Just Salad is donating 5,000 meals-a-day to Mt. Sinai, and Blackbarn Restaurant is pitching in for Bellevue Hospital.


GRAMMY Museum shares online masterclass

More and more museums are offering virtual tours and now the Grammy Museum Experience at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey is sharing a musical Mini Masterclass.


One Republic's Ryan Tedder to perform live from home

On Thursday, you can enjoy a free concert from a member of One Republic. The group's lead singer, Ryan Tedder, will perform live from his home. It's part of Verizon's weekly streaming "Pay it Forward Live."


Pandemic forcing couples to put wedding plans on hold

According to The Knot, there are 845,000 weddings scheduled in the U.S. from March to May, this year. But as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, couples here in New York and across the world have had to call an audible on their nuptials.