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
  • IN FOCUS: Philadanco and The State of the Arts in Philadelphia

    On “In Focus” with host Jennifer Lewis-Hall, we meet the founder of The Philadelphia Dance Company who has received many awards and accolades including the 2012 National Medal of the Arts from President Barack Obama. Joan Myers Brown talks about that once in a lifetime moment and tells her personal story of how and why she started the renowned dance company that will make the huge milestone of turning 50 in 2020. Former Philadanco dancer Kim Bears-Bailey shares her experiences […]

  • CONTEST: IT

    Enter to win IT on Blu-ray and a $250 Gift Card! 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 January 23, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST (the “Sweepstakes Period.”) To enter, log on to phl17.com and click on […]

  • CONTEST: WWE Royal Rumble

    Enter for your chance to win tickets to WWE Royal Rumble! 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 January 22, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST (the “Sweepstakes Period.”) To enter, log on to phl17.com and click on […]

  • CONTEST: WWE NXT Takeover

    Enter for your chance to win tickets to WWE NXT Takeover! 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 January 22, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST (the “Sweepstakes Period.”) To enter, log on to phl17.com and click on […]

  • CONTEST: WWE Monday Night Raw

    Enter for your chanceto win tickets to WWE Monday Night Raw! 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 January 22, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST (the “Sweepstakes Period.”) To enter, log on to phl17.com and click on […]

  • CONTEST: WWE Smackdown Live

    Enter for your chance to win tickets to WWE Smackdown LIVE! 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 January 22, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST (the “Sweepstakes Period.”) To enter, log on to phl17.com and click on […]

  • Christmas in Collingswood, NJ

    Don’t you just love Collingswood this time of year? We caught up with Mayor Jim Maley who took us through the small town winter wonderland and told us more about what Collingswood has to offer. We learned about the storefront decorating contest along Haddon Ave. and met shop owner Sara from Occasionette, saw Santa at ExtraordinaryEd, and listened to Christmas carols from Hotsy Totsy. The holiday season is definitely a reason why we love Collingswood.

  • CONTEST: Dunkirk

    Enter to win a 55” QLED TV and Dunkirk on Blu Ray! 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 January 9, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST (the “Sweepstakes Period.”) To enter, log on to phl17.com and click […]

  • PHL17 Announces Broadcast of the 2018 SugarHouse Casino Mummers Parade

    PHILADELPHIA – Thursday, December 21, 2017 – PHL17 is excited to announce its coverage of the 2018 SugarHouse Casino Mummers Parade on New Year’s Day. This marks the 26th Mummers broadcast on PHL17. Starting at 8:00 AM, the 2018 SugarHouse Casino Mummers Parade will kick off with Breakfast with the Mummers, hosted by Jennifer Lewis-Hall, Jason Lee, Matt Alba, Khiree Stewart, and Jenna Meissner,  LIVE from the studios of PHL17 Morning News. At 9:00 AM, Breakfast with the Mummers will […]

  • Fun with Philadelphia Union on PHL17 Morning News

    PHL17 is excited to announce our new broadcast partnership with Philadelphia Union, and celebrated by inviting them to our PHL17 Morning News studio! Philadelphia Union defender, Auston Trusty, proved that he had skills both on the soccer field and on our news set. Trusty spoke with reporter, Matt Alba about what it’s like to be an athlete in Philadelphia and handed out some Union swag; he joined PHL17’s Jenna Meissner for the traffic report, and helped our own weatherman, Jason […]