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
  • Auburn Heights Preserve and the Marshall Steam Museum

    Auburn Heights Preserve and the Marshall Steam Museum are two of Delaware’s best kept secrets! Auburn Heights Preserve is Delaware’s newest State Park and home to the Marshall mansion. Built in 1897, the mansion was home to three generations of the Marshall family and is complete with original decor and furnishings from the 1700s to the 1900s. Also on the property is the Marshall Steam Museum, which holds the worlds largest collection of operating steam cars. On special event days, […]

  • Dr. Kenneth Lacovara and the Edelman Fossil Park of Rowan University

    Dr. Kenneth Lacovara is a South Jersey native and a paleontologist who discovered Dreadnoughtus – the most massive dinosaur for which we can calculate a weight! Dreadnoughtus, which means “fears nothing,” was discovered by Dr. Lacovara and his team in Patagonia, Argentina in 2005. He is now the Director of the Edelman Fossil Park of Rowan University. This park is extremely unique to the Cretaceous Period because it contains fossils that mark the last day of the dinosaurs’ life on […]

  • CONTEST: The Meg

    Enter for a chance to win a pass for 2 to see “The Meg” Monday, August 6th at 7:30 PM at the United Artists King of Prussia! 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 August 3, 2018 […]

  • CONTEST: Reggae In The Park

    Enter for a chance to win tickets to Reggae In The Park on August 18th 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 August 10, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST (the “Sweepstakes Period.”) To […]

  • CONTEST: Rampage

    Enter for a chance to win a BluRay/DVD/Digital combo pack of Rampage & a Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music smartwatch! 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 August 10, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST (the “Sweepstakes Period.”) To […]

  • Phillies Phestival 2018

    The Philadelphia Phillies fight to strike out ALS at the 2018 Phillies Phestival! The Philadelphia Phillies and over 4,000 fans came together at Citizens Bank Park to help in the fight against ALS. ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is a progressive disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. The ALS Association has been the main charity of Phillies and they have raised over $18 million dollars for them since 1984.

  • Watga at Lavender Koi Yoga

    Watga is a combination of the words water and yoga, and is a style of yoga focused on meditation and movement while holding a bowl of water. Watga is offered exclusively at Lavender Koi Yoga in Berlin, NJ in addition to many other types of classes and child care! For more information on Lavender Koi:

  • CONTEST: WWE SummerSlam Heatwave Tour

    Enter for a chance to win tickets to the WWE SummerSlam Heatwave Tour! 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 July 27, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST (the “Sweepstakes Period.”) To enter, log on to phl17.com and […]

  • Clementon Park & Splash World

    Clementon Park & Splash World has been a summertime staple in South Jersey since the early 1900s! Only 20 minutes from Philly, Clementon Park is the perfect way to cool off and have fun with your friends and family. Great for class trips, family reunions, and more. To get the most value out of your experience, look into their season pass!

  • 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 […]