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.
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 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 […]
This exhibit at the New Jersey State Museum puts a local spin on celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. “Many Inspired Steps” is a walk through exhibit with interesting artifacts related to the space mission. You can see moon rocks, a New Jersey flag that flew with the space crew, a space suit made by an NJ company, ceramic souvenirs, and an astronaut glove mold made for Walter Schirra, who was born in Hackensack, NJ. To […]
Jim Record is Pilot #7 for the GEICO Skytypers Air Team. He and the other pilots on his team fly six WWII SNJs, the Navy’s equivalent of the Texas T-6, for the AC Airshow and air shows around the country. The GEICO Skytypers’ low-level precision-flying demonstration was designed by team members who served in the United States military – and Jim himself has military experience. He was a Navy Carrier Pilot from 1970-1976 and an instructor, teaching landings, gunnery, formation, […]
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.
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. […]
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: JCP.com Harry & David Artisan Appetizer Tray with Wine: harryanddavid.com Yves Veggie Cuisine: YvesVeggie.com and available at Walmart Bolthouse Farms Dressing: Bolthouse.com Halo Top Pops: HaloTop.com SodaStream: SodaStream.com Carbona Stain Devils: Carbona.com