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
  • Steve Wilkos visits Philadelphia and South Jersey!

    Steve Wilkos made a stop in Bala Cynwyd for lunch at La Collina before heading to a meet and greet event in Clementon, New Jersey. Fans lined up at Clementon Park to meet Steve Wilkos, spin a prize wheel, and take home Steve Wilkos gear! We only heard him say “get off my stage!” one or two (hundred) times.    

  • Asbury Park Brewery

    Weekend Philler takes a trip back to Asbury Park, NJ to visit Asbury Park Brewery – and it did not disappoint!

  • Artist Richmond Garrick

    Richmond Garrick is an artist and teacher at Williamstown High School who grew up in Sierra Leone and rose from extreme poverty. In his exhibit “Profound” at Clay College, he uses his art to express the trauma he has experienced because of the Sierra Leone Civil War – and as a way to give a voice to those oppressed by war. To learn about Richmond Garrick’s inspirational story and to see more of his work, head to Richmond Garrick Studio. […]

  • CONTEST: The Kitchen

    Enter for a chance to win two passes to an advance screening of The Kitchen! 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 2, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST (the “Sweepstakes Period.”) To enter, log on to […]

  • Forgotten Angels Equine Rescue

    Weekend Philler meets Darlene Macrina Supnick of Forgotten Angels Equine Rescue and learns about all of the wonderful work that she is doing to protect America’s horses!

  • The Arc of Philadelphia

    Weekend Philler learns what The Arc of Philadelphia is all about!

  • Justine Santaniello’s Summer Entertaining ‘Just Haves’

    Entertaining guests will be easy this summer with these helpful tips from Justine Santaniello! For more information on Justine’s ‘Just Have’ summer entertaining items check out: JCPenney: Harry & David Artisan Appetizer Tray with Wine: Yves Veggie Cuisine: and available at Walmart Bolthouse Farms Dressing: Halo Top Pops: SodaStream: Carbona Stain Devils:

  • 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 […]

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