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
  • 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:

  • CONTEST: HersheyPark 2019

    Enter for your chance to win a Hershey Park Family Weekend Getaway! 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 begins on June 10, 2019 and ends on June 15, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST (the “Sweepstakes Period.”) To enter, […]

  • 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.

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