Kelsey Fabian joined PHL17 in November 2018 and is excited to be back in her home state! Although she is originally from Lancaster County, Kelsey is very familiar with Philadelphia, having earned a journalism degree from Temple University’s Klein College of Media and Communication.

Before making her way back to Philly, Kelsey made her way around the nation. Working at stations in the Midwest, New England and down South. Kelsey has spent quite a few years waking up before the sun, as she has spent all of her time on air as a morning reporter. Over the years she has also taken on other roles such as anchor and producer. She even spent her first year in the real world working for the web team at NBC10 in Philadelphia.

In her spare time she loves to travel, explore new restaurants and spend time with her family and friends. You will often catch Kelsey talking about her love for animals or you may even see her around the city walking her dog, Little Dude!


Recent Articles
  • Philly’s Must See Beer Gardens

    Beer garden season is in full swing and the City of Brotherly Love has some must see spots for the summer. Evil Genius Beer Company in Fishtown has a brand new outdoor space. You can even bring your furry friend because the beer garden is dog friendly! What makes this location extra special is that they brew the beers right on site. Another city hot spot is Uptown Beer Garden. This is it’s fifth year providing great summertime brews and […]

  • Adopt a Pet: Mai

    Meet Mai! This 3-year-old sweetheart is looking for her forever home. She is clam, docile and loves belly rubs. Mai would do great with a playmate, as she loves other dogs. This Dalmatian mix would love a family with kids. She is playful, but gentle and listens very well to commands. You can find Mai at Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center!

  • Adopt a Pet: Motley

    Meet Motley! He may be an older guy, but he still has a lot of to give. This 10-year-old senior was found as a stray and is now in the care of City of Elderly Love. He is a calm little man, who likes walks and a good nap. He is great with cats, dogs and children and would do best in a home that can show him a lot of affection. If you think Motley would be a good […]

  • Drink Beer, Champagne and Rosé All Day at South Philly Block Party

    Enjoy drinks, food and live music with a traditional South Philly feel at Hawthornes Annual IPA, Champagne and Rosé Block Party. The party kicks off at 11th and Fitzwater Streets on Saturday, May 11 at 11 a.m. It is a family friendly event and dog friendly too! The event will be cash only, no entry fee, but each pour is $5. There will be more than 75 alcoholic beverages for you to taste, along with 12 street food vendors.

  • Longwood Gardens Festival of Fountains Opening Mother’s Day Weekend

    Instead of giving mom flowers this Mother’s Day give her an entire garden, with a visit to Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square. Mother’s Day weekend is the opening of the Festival of Fountains. Watch the fountains dance, the gardens shine and smell the blooms. You can also take advantage of Illuminated Fountain Performances where neon lights and music will light up your night. To learn more or to buy tickets, click here.

  • Philadelphia Zoo Debuts Zipline and Ropes Course

    Philadelphia Zoo is allowing you to take to the air this spring with the grand opening of WildWorks. The new aerial adventure offers high-flying fun with a zipline and ropes course. Wildworks offers fun for both adults and littles, with two courses designed for different ages and skill levels.  Guests will get an adrenaline rush as they cross bridges, balance on ropes, climb through obstacles and take a quick zip at 34 feet in the air. WildWorks is the fourth […]

  • Paint with Mom this Mother’s Day

    If you are still scrambling to plan something for mom this Mother’s Day,  Sippin’ Pic’s in Wynnefield Heights has come to the rescue. This Sunday they are offering a special Mother’s Day event that will allow you and your favorite lady to dance, sing, drink and paint. Everyone will have the chance to get creative as Owner, Darlene Walker teaches you to paint a canvas or a special Mother’s Day plaque and her husband, Lambert Walker, will bring the fun. […]

  • Play, See and Create at Brick Fest Live

    LEGO lovers unite!  The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center has transformed into everything LEGO bricks. Brick Fest Live will give an entire weekend to explore LEGO creations, interact with other LEGO lovers, play games and buy collector items. Click here to learn more about the number LEGO event in the nation!

  • Adopt a Pet: Boots

    Meet Boots! This cutie wants to live her best senior life with a loving family. She is 10 years-old and her vision isn’t the best, but she is a very sweet girl. Boots has a very calm demeanor and loves to be around people. She also is a pretty quiet gal,  not a lot to say, but a lot of kisses and snuggles to give. You can find more information about Boots at the Blind Dog Rescue Alliance.  

  • Learn Circus Tricks at Festival of Fools

    Walk a tightrope, learn to juggle, or soar on the flying trapeze at the ‘Festival of Fools.’ The event is happening at the Philadelphia School of Circus Art on Saturday, April 27. Festival of Fools is great for the entire family. Enjoy live music, food, performances and tons of kid-friendly actives. Things will kick-off at 12:30 p.m. and last until 7 p.m. The festival will be followed by a magical show put on by the adult students at 8 p.m.

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