Kelsey is a University of Missouri School of Journalism graduate who came to ABC 17 News in February of 2015. Born and raised in Dallas, TX, Kelsey came to Missouri in 2010 pursuing a career in journalism and wanting the best education the industry has to offer. Kelsey started her career in Kansas City as a producer for NBC affiliate KSHB-TV. There, Kelsey worked as a producer for KSHB’s morning show. She helped cover the 2014 World Series, violence in Ferguson, MO and also worked as a roving traffic reporter. Kelsey has previously worked as an intern for ABC affiliate WFAA-TV in Dallas, TX. There she worked with award winning journalists and learned more about reporting and anchoring from some of the best in the business. While in Dallas, Kelsey helped cover the fatal DWI crash that pushed “affluenza teen” Ethan Couch into the national spotlight. Kelsey fulfills many roles in the ABC 17 News room including leading coverage for ABC 17 News This Morning and ABC 17 News at 9:00 a.m., helping manage digital content on all platforms, working as a morning assignment editor, helping manage breaking news, as well as producing and anchoring ABC 17 News at Noon. In Kelsey’s free time she enjoys spending time with friends, fishing, going to country concerts, and finding any puppy she can to play with. You can follow Kelsey on Twitter or ‘Like’ her page on Facebook.