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
  • CONTEST: Greta

    Enter for a chance to win 2 passes to see Greta. 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 Friday Feb 22nd, 2019 at 9:00 AM EST (the “Sweepstakes Period”). To enter, log on to PHL17.com and click […]

  • CONTEST: The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

    Enter for a chance to win 2 passes to see The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part 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 Monday Feb 4th, 2019 at 9:00 AM EST (the “Sweepstakes Period”). To enter, […]

  • 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 PHL17.com. 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 PHL17.com/mummers. 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 […]

  • CONTEST: The Greatest Showman

    Enter for a chance to win Paradigm Wireless Wifi Loundspeakers and The Greatest Showman CD! 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 February 1, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST (the “Sweepstakes Period”). To enter, log on to […]

  • 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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