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
  • Unified Bocce Championship hosted by Special Olympics PA – Philadelphia

    Special Olympics Pennsylvania Unified Champion Schools  encourages social inclusion by bringing together students with and without intellectual disabilities on teams for training and competition. This year was the largest number of teams to date – a total of thirteen schools. Each school brought two teams to compete in hopes of winning and advancing to the State Unified Bocce Championship and competing in Hershey, PA. For more information about SOPA-Philly’s mission, head to

  • Spring Must-Haves with Lifestyle Expert Valerie Greenberg is an all new, free platform that is now available to users throughout the United States [worldwide]. The website’s mission is to help improve the state of oral health by making it easier than ever for people to find dentists, have access to education & content, and receive proper dental treatments. is basically WebMD meets ZocDoc meets Yelp for the dental industry. Oral health is so important — roughly 50% of the population still does not go to […]

  • Philadelphia Union and Sons of Ben

    Here’s what you need to know before you go to a Philadelphia Union game! The Philadelphia Union have been part of Major League Soccer since 2010 and play at Talen Energy Stadium in West Chester, PA. If you’ve never watched, some important terms that might help you throughout the game are Phang, kit, boot, pitch, and doop. And they are all explained here! In addition to learning these terms, you should also be familiar with the Sons of Ben. They […]

  • And the 2019 Viewers’ Choice Winners are…

    PHL17, home of the Mummers, is excited to announce the winners of the 2019 SugarHouse Casino Mummers Viewers’ Choice Awards. Winners were chosen by popular vote on Congratulations to Quaker City String Band for their performance, “Last But Naut Least” and Avenuers New Year Brigade for their performance, “Reflections of China.” For photos and videos of the 2019 SugarHouse Casino Mummers Parade and Fancy Brigade Finale, along with past parades, visit Enjoy videos of the winning performances below.

  • 2019 Mummers Parade Viewers’ Choice Finalists

    PHL17, home of the Mummers, is gearing up for the 2019 SugarHouse Casino Mummers Viewers’ Choice Awards. The winners will be announced at the ceremony on January 29, 2019 at 6:30 PM at SugarHouse Casino in their Event Center. The String Bands and Fancy Brigades in the running for the awards are below. The top String Band Finalists for the Viewers’ Choice Award (in alphabetical order): • Avalon • Duffy • Quaker City • South Philadelphia • Uptown • Woodland […]

  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Stair Climb

    Every year, climbers race the stairs of Talen Energy Stadium to raise awareness and money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Supporting the foundation means being one step closer to finding a cure for cystic fibrosis. Funds go directly to research and drug development, individualized treatment, and access to high-quality, specialized care. For more information or how you can help, go to their website.

  • 9th Annual Mums and Mutts Festival

    We love helping Megan McFarland and the Mummers find homes for our furry friends in need! This is the Mums and Mutts 9th Annual Festival, complete with adoptable animals, a puppy photo booth, raffle bags, food, fun and more! This event raises awareness and money for local animal shelters in the area. To support Mums and Mutts, check out their Facebook or watch Megan find homes for adoptable animals every Friday on PHL17 Morning News!

  • PHL17 and Philadelphia Wings Announce Broadcast Partnership

    PHL17 is pleased to announce a Broadcast Partnership with the Philadelphia Wings Lacrosse team beginning with the 2018-2019 season. As a founding partner, PHL17 will serve as the exclusive television home for Philadelphia Wings Lacrosse, broadcasting all home games and a select number of away games. “PHL17 has a long history of bringing the best in local sports to the passionate fans of Philadelphia and we are thrilled to be a founding and flagship partner of the Philadelphia Wings when […]

  • Cooper Norcross Run the Bridge

    Not only is the Cooper Norcross Run the Bridge  an amazing opportunity to run on the Ben Franklin Bridge – it is for a great cause. Proceeds benefit the Larc School, a non-profit special education school in Bellmawr, NJ serving students with moderate to severe disabilities at no cost to families. We spoke to Larc School’s Executive Director, Susan Weiner, about the 10K Run and how it has been benefiting the Larc School since 2002. To make a donation or […]

  • Love Saves the Day in New Hope, PA

    Love Saves the Day is a must-see shop in New Hope that specializes in vintage clothing, collectible toys, and anything that will give you a giggle in the store. LSD is a “living, moving, breathing piece of art history” according to owner, Stasia. They are famous because parts of Madonna’s movie, Desperately Seeking Susan, were shot in their New York store – but you have to visit for yourself to get the full #lsdnewhope experience! For more information check out […]

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