Christal Hayes


Christal Hayes is a breaking-news reporter for the Orlando Sentinel. 

She previously covered government and breaking news in Lake County, along with helping manage several social-media accounts for the Sentinel. 

She was born and raised in the Sunshine State and graduated from the University of Central Florida.

She can quote "The Grinch" and "The Waterboy" word for word and loves spending time at the beach in her spare time.