Kristen graduated from Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ where she majored in 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 contests, community events, and marketing projects; writes press releases; and creates web content.


Recent Articles
  • CONTEST: Champions of Magic

    Enter for a chance to see the Champions of Magic on June 20th at The Kimmel Center! 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 June 14, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST (the “Sweepstakes Period.”) To enter, log […]

  • CONTEST: The Barenaked Ladies at the Mann Center

    Enter for a chance to win tickets to see The Barenaked Ladies on June 26th at the Mann Center! 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 June 22, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST (the “Sweepstakes Period.”) To […]

  • CONTEST: Hershey Park Family Weekend Getaway

    Enter for your chance to win a Hershey Park Family Weekend Getaway! 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 June 17, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST (the “Sweepstakes Period.”) To enter, watch Modern Family at 8:00 PM […]

  • The Palace of Depression in Vineland, NJ

    The Palace of Depression is Vineland’s best kept secret, and is almost completely restored thanks to Kevin Kirchner and The Palace of Depression Restoration Association.   The Palace of Depression was built by George Daynor, a man who lost everything thanks to the Wall Street Crash in 1929. He bought land in Vineland – site unseen – which turned out to be a huge junkyard. After dreaming about angels who told him to build a “fantastic castle,” he decided to […]

  • CONTEST: Ocean’s 8

    Enter for a chance to win tickets to see an advance screening of Ocean’s 8 on Monday, June 4th at the Prince Theater! 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 June 3, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST […]

  • Roadside America Miniature Village

    Roadside America, which opened in the 1930s, has been passed down from generation to generation – and now they are looking for a new owner to put the same care and dedication into this historical roadside attraction. Known as the world’s greatest indoor miniature village, Roadside America in Shartlesville, PA is “an interactive panorama of American history.” Laurence Gieringer began making his village in 1899 and his collection grew until his passing in 1963. Guests will see the exhibit in […]

  • Secret Circus

    The folks at Secret Circus make aerial arts look easy! They accommodate all skill levels and help build flexibility and strength – both physically and mentally.

  • The Whitman Stafford Farmhouse

    Weekend Philler gets a history lesson from Richard Zimmerman at the Whitman Stafford Farmhouse in Laurel Springs, NJ!

  • Museum of the American Revolution Exhibit Figure Models

    Some of the figures in the exhibits at the Museum of the American Revolution are actually modeled after their employees! Weekend Philler talks to Matthew Skic and Adrienne Whaley about their experience being recreated for the museum.

  • The Museum of the American Revolution on Weekend Philler

    The Museum of the American Revolution opened its door exactly one year ago in April! If you haven’t visited, this museum is a must-see in Philadelphia tourism. Their core exhibits explore the revolution in an interesting, interactive way. Guests can stand under Boston’s liberty tree, board a privateer ship, and see the actual tent George Washington stayed in during the war. Another interesting artifact that was excavated when constructing the museum is a punch bowl dedicated to the ship, Triphena. […]