Crystal Galny

Bryan, TX
Crystal Galny

Crystal Galny anchors News 3 at Noon and hosts Twin City Talk. A true hometown girl, Crystal was born and raised in Bryan, and is a member of the Bryan ISD Hall of Honor.

She joined KBTX-TV as a videotape editor in September 2000 while attending Texas A&M University, began reporting shortly thereafter, and went on to anchor every show at KBTX.

Crystal is honored to host the Jefferson Awards for Public Service each year at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. One of her favorite memories at KBTX was the week she spent in Washington, D.C. reporting from Capitol Hill about local interests. In 2018, Crystal was awarded second place Best Feature from the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters for her story on Barbara Bush’s scrapbooks. In 2011, Crystal was named the national Wednesday's Child Winner by the Adoption Exchange Association for her story on "Marcus".

Before joining KBTX, Crystal interned for CNN in the White House and at the U.S. State Department press office.

Crystal earned a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism in 2001 from Texas A&M, where she was also an executive officer of Alpha Chi Omega sorority.

Crystal is a board member of Amber Alert Network Brazos Valley, serves as an advisory board member of the Sexual Assault Resource Center, and is past president of the local Society of Professional Journalists. She is married to Houston Chronicle sportswriter Brent Zwerneman and they have three children: Will, Zoe and Brady.

  • Texas A&M University