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; produces promos and client commercials; coordinates contests, community events, and marketing projects; creates web content, and posts on social media.

Recent Articles
  • The “Nerd Mall” at Polsky’s Corner

    Weekend Philler nerds out at the “Nerd Mall” at Polsky’s Corner in Woodbury, NJ featuring Tiki Tiki Board Games, Luke & Cade’s Toychest, and more! By: Tony Romeo / Weekend Philler Producer/Host Got a great idea for a story? Tweet me @tonyromeo , follow me on Facebook or send me an email.  As always, thanks for the tip!

  • Peddler’s Village Scarecrow Festival

    For decades, families have flocked to New Hope, PA to vote for their favorite scarecrows at the Peddler’s Village Scarecrow Festival. With over 200 scarecrows in 6 different categories, the display is a perfect accompaniment to a day trip to Peddler’s Village. Scarecrows range from Alice in Wonderland to Santa Claus, and each of the over 50 shops in the village have their own personalized entires. Kids can prepare their scarecrows at Peddler’s scarecrow workshop early in September. To enter […]

  • Holiday Entertaining & Glamour with Justine Santaniello

    Tis the season for holiday entertaining! Here with her top picks and how to look good doing it is Trend Expert Justine Santaniello. Here’s where to find these products! JCPenney: JCPenney: J.R. Watkins: Atkins: Olay:

  • Drag by Ms. Sarah

    When Drag by Ms Sarah isn’t raising her daughter and son, you can find her costuming some of the biggest Drag Queens and Burlesque dancers in the area!

  • Action News at 10 on PHL17 is the #1 News at 10pm

    Action News at 10 on PHL17 is the #1 News at 10pm and PHL17 Morning News sees triple digit growth! Action News at 10 on PHL17 ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers, Adults 25-54, and Adults 18+ for the month of November based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research*. PHL17 continues to dominate the 10pm news time period for the 9th consecutive month as the Most Watched 10pm News in Philadelphia. The hour-long weekday editions of […]

  • Barb’s Harley-Davidson on Weekend Philler

    Weekend Philler visits our friends at Barb’s Harley-Davidson and checks out all of the awesome things that they do for veterans in the Philadelphia area!

  • At Attention Dog Training

    “I had to face the challenges of, not only the wounds suffered during combat, but really the wounds you can’t see that many veterans suffer from.” David Shade is a combat veteran who  joined the army after high school in the wake of the September 11th terrorist attacks. He received a Purple Heart after four years as a paratrooper, and experienced many difficulties after his tour of duty. Dogs were there for David when he needed it most, and now […]

  • Philadelphia Union Comic Books with Pediatric Cancer Patients

    Back in 2018, Philadelphia Union teamed up with some professional artists to create comic books with pediatric cancer patients. In the books, the children are the superheroes and Philadelphia Union players are their sidekicks!

  • Celebrating National Slinky Day in Clifton Heights, PA

    Did you know the Slinky was first manufactured right here in Pennsylvania? To celebrate National Slinky Day, the Clifton Heights Historical Society honored the iconic toy with a new historical marker. We spoke to Libby, Christopher, and Rebekah – children of Richard and Betty James, inventors of the Slinky – to learn about the legacy and celebrate 75 years of Slinky!

  • Fall Entertaining with Nicolette Brycki

    Fall is officially here which means it’s time to find your new favorite beverages to entertain guests, take a crack at some new fall recipes and replace the dusty fall décor with the seasons best items. Lifestyle expert, Nicolette Brycki, joined us today to talk about her favorite products to make you the host-with-the-most this fall. Rodenbach Classic Sour beer is the hottest and fastest-growing category in craft beer, and what we have for you today is the sour beer […]

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