And The Winner Is?

Kristen Kinney
Kristen Kinney

22-year-old Kristen Kinney is Eastern Carolina's Biggest Loser!

Click Here for pictures from the grand finalé!

The big announcement came Tuesday morning LIVE on WITN-7 News at Sunrise from WITN's Greenville Studio on Arlington Boulevard.

Kristen shed a whopping 36 pounds over the course of the competition. She is a nursing student at East Carolina University and said her future career motivated her to get healthy. Kristen worked with the folks at Fit For Life in Greenville.

Congratulations to Kristen and to all WITN's Biggest Loser competitors!
And a special thanks to all our sponsors: Fit For Life in Greenville, HealthNow Aesthetics and Wellness in Greenville, Minges Wellness Center at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston and Robinson's Jewelers in Greenville.

To watch all the reports from the contest, to learn more about the candidates, to check out the sponsors and to find links to information about safe and healthy weight loss, click here.