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Kelsey Fabian joined PHL17 in November 2018 and 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
  • National Hot Sauce Day at Geno’s Steaks

    Geno’s Steaks has bottled up their family hot sauce recipe for their customers to enjoy at home. The homemade hot sauce has been a popular request over the years by cheesesteak lovers. The Philly staple has always offered small portions of it at their steak shop to customers, but now for the first time ever they are selling it by the bottle. You can purchase it at their South Philly location or online.  

  • Celebrate the Lunar New Year at Penn Museum

    The Lunar New Year is one of the most important holidays in many Asian communities. Penn Museum is celebrating the Lunar New Year with a festival on Saturday, January 19. The vibrant festival will have feature traditional dance and music, martial arts, storytelling and art-making for all ages. To learn more click here.

  • Celebrate Ben Franklin’s Birthday with a Bash

    In honor of Ben Franklin’s birthday PHL 17 went to the Franklin Institute to celebrate. The Franklin Institute is holding a special event this weekend to ring in Ben’s 313th birthday. The bash will happen on Saturday, January 19 from 11 am to 3 pm. There will be tons of hands on activities inspired  by the founding father, along with the debut of three Franklin related artifacts. To learn more about Ben’s Birthday Bash or about other events happening this […]

  • Center City Restaurant Weeks Kicks Off

    The twice a year culinary event that Philadelphians love, is back! Center City District Restaurant Week offer delicious meals at prices you can’t beat. From now until January 25 you can get a three course meal for just $35 at more than 130 restaurants in the city. PHL 17 got a sneak peek at what Amada and Mission Taqueria are offering on their restaurant week menus. To learn more about the restaurants participating or to make reservations click here!

  • Latest Gadgets from the CES Consumer Electronics Show

    Tech expert Justin Sochovka stops by the studio to show us the latest gadgets from the CES Consumer Electronics Show.

  • Woman Shot Leads Police to 2 Dead

    A woman shot in the arm is a person of interest in a North Philadelphia triple shooting. Police say the injured woman changed her story multiple times. It started just before 3 a.m., police were called to East Tioga about a woman shot in the arm. Police took the 32-year-old woman to Temple University Hospital where they learned, that she believed she was shot near the intersection of Ontario and F Streets. When police arrived to the area they found […]

  • Adopt A Pet: Penny

    Meet Penny! She is playful little Chihuahua mix looking for a forever home. She has been with her foster family since August. Penny would do best with a family who has had a Chihuahua before.  She can be a little timid, but with patience and trust she is sure to warm up to a new family! Penny is with Morris Animal Refuge.

  • Flocking Gives Trees A New Look for the Holidays

    There is nothing wrong with a traditional evergreen for the holiday season, but one place in South Jersey is giving their customers another option, tree flocking. Flocking attaches tiny fibers to the tree branches to create the look of snow, but McNaughton’s Garden’s is taking it one step further with rainbow flocking. Hot pink, light pink, purple, red, navy blue,  and even black are all colors they are offering this holiday season. If you do visit McNaughton’s Gardens to get […]