Kristen graduated from Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ where she majored in both English and Communication Studies. She interned at PHL17 in 2011 and has remained part of the team ever since.

She produces for Weekend Philler, In Focus, and PHL17 Morning News; coordinates community events and marketing projects; and writes press releases and web content.


Recent Articles
  • The Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge on Weekend Philler

    Almost 5000 woodland creatures from all over the state of New Jersey are aided by the efforts of the folks at Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge.

  • Phillips Mushroom Farms in Kennett Square, PA Since 1927

    The mushroom capital of the world is right in our backyard in Kennett Square, PA. Phillips is a farm in Kennett Square that has been cultivating mushrooms since the late 1920s. Chester County, where Phillips Mushroom Farms is located, and Berks County produce 68% of the mushrooms in the US (which was over 1.2 billion nation wide in 2016). Jim Angelucci, a native of Kennett Square, is the current General Manager of Phillips Mushroom Farms and has been working there […]

  • CONTEST: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

    Enter for your chance to win a Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them prize pack! TO ENTER: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal citizens of the United States who are legal residents of PA, NJ and DE, and who are 18 years of age or older by time of entry. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Limit one entry per person per email address. Sweepstakes ends on April 8, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST (the “Sweepstakes Period.”) To enter, log on […]

  • Auburn Road Vineyard and Winery

    Auburn Road Vineyard and Winery was born when two corporate lawyers decided to leave the city and follow their dreams instead of dollars.  A decade and a half later, they are still at it with their four partners making award winning wine in South Jersey. Co-owner Scott Donnini says that making the hike to Pilesgrove, New Jersey isn’t necessarily about the wine, but that it is about the experience of their Enoteca (Italian for “wine bar”) and the ability to […]

  • Frogs a Chorus of Color at the Academy of Natural Sciences

  • Action News at 10 on PHL17 ranked #1 in Total Viewers

    Thanks for making Action News at 10 on PHL17 the most watched 10pm News in Philadelphia! Action News at 10 on PHL17 ranked #1 in Total Viewers for the month of February based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research.*  In Household ratings year-to-year, the Action News at 10 audience grew 20% at 10pm and 26% at 10:30pm.  In Women 25-54, year-to-year audience growth measured an increase of 40% at 10pm and 67% at 10:30pm.  And in […]

  • The Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion

    Did you know Philadelphia is home to the largest collection of living arthropods? You can check them out, along with a 7,000 square foot butterfly exhibit, at the Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion! The Insectarium is a hidden gem in the Northeast section of Philadelphia. What started off as a facility for bug extermination is now an exciting and informative museum for children and adults alike! You can find the world’s largest centipede, the world’s largest millipede, tarantulas, scorpions, and […]

  • Food as Art at Atlantic Cape Community College

    Atlantic Cape Community College is known for their impressive Academy of Culinary Arts and extremely talented students and staff, both culinary and not. In their “Food as Art” exhibit inside the William Spangler Library – culinary student, Gina Racaniello, tells us about her food-themed assignment that ended up in the exhibit. Her marzipan masterpiece is inspired by the works of Giuseppe Arcimboldo, and it’s completely edible! Not only will you find art made from food, you will also find food […]

  • PHL17 Announces 25th Mummers Broadcast with the 2017 SugarHouse Casino Mummers Parade

    PHILADELPHIA – Tuesday, December 20, 2016 – PHL17 is excited to announce its coverage of the 2017 SugarHouse Casino Mummers Parade on New Year’s Day. This marks the 25th Mummers broadcast on PHL17. Starting at 8:00 AM, the 2017 SugarHouse Casino Mummers Parade will kick off with Breakfast with the Mummers, hosted by Jennifer Lewis-Hall, Jason Lee, and Matt Alba LIVE from the studios of PHL17 Morning News. At 9:00 AM, Breakfast with the Mummers will continue from 15th and […]

  • What’s new at the Cape May County Zoo

    Take a break from crowded beaches and boardwalks this summer and venture to the Cape May County Park and Zoo! From their reptile house and World of Birds Aviary, to their snow leopard exhibit and Savanna Boardwalk, the zoo has flourished since its establishment in 1978. The animal population has grown to 550 animals, representing 250 species – including 13 flamingos from Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch. New this summer is their Tree to Tree Adventure Park, featuring an aerial adventure […]