Amanda Kelley


Amanda is a Pennsylvania native, growing up in the city of Pittsburgh.

She joined the WNEP news team in June, 2012 as a multi-media journalist, shooting, writing and editing her own stories.

Amanda comes to the Newswatch 16 team from Your News Now in Syracuse, New York. She was the Watertown Bureau Reporter, covering the 10th Mountain Division of the Army at Fort Drum, the 1000 Islands region and beyond.

Amanda began her broadcasting work at Kent State University where she graduated summa cum laude in 2010 with a degree in Broadcast News and a minor in Sports Administration. At Kent, she was a member of the student-run television program TV2 News, serving Portage County.

She is excited to be living in Northeast Pennsylvania and covering the local stories and issues in this area.

A huge Pittsburgh sports fan, you can find Amanda cheering on the Black and Gold in her free time. She also enjoys running and spending time with family, friends and her cat Reese.

If you have a story idea for Amanda you can send her an email, tweet or find her on Facebook!

Recent Articles

  • Frost Hurting Some Easter Flowers

    Posted on: 5:50 pm, April 17, 2014, by , updated on: 06:49pm, April 17, 2014

    STROUD TOWNSHIP – Fresh flowers, bright colors, all blooming just in time for Easter weekend. But overnight frosts the past...
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  • Fiery Car Wreck Leaves One Dead

    Posted on: 8:22 am, April 17, 2014, by , updated on: 12:20pm, April 18, 2014

    PARADISE TOWNSHIP — State police in Monroe County said one person was killed in a car wreck Thursday morning. Troopers...
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  • Job Fair at Maximum Capacity in Monroe County

    Posted on: 5:45 pm, April 15, 2014, by

    TANNERSVILLE  — The Monroe County Career Quest welcomed about 1,000 people looking for work to the Chateau Resort and Conference...
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  • Futuristic 3D Printer At East Stroudsburg University

    Posted on: 4:49 pm, April 15, 2014, by

    EAST STROUDSBURG — 3D printing sounds like something from the future but students at East Stroudsburg University are doing just...
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  • Shooting in Kansas Shakes many Celebrating Passover

    Posted on: 6:29 pm, April 14, 2014, by , updated on: 06:38pm, April 14, 2014

    POCONO TOWNSHIP – Each year The Inn at Pocono Manor is filled with families for the week, observing the Passover...
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  • Choir Director Faces More Sex Abuse Charges

    Posted on: 6:03 pm, April 14, 2014, by

    MARSHALLS CREEK — More charges have been filed against the founder of a boys’ choir who already faces charges of...
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  • Train Derailment Near Monroe County

    Posted on: 12:19 pm, April 14, 2014, by , updated on: 05:51pm, April 14, 2014

    UPPER MOUNT BETHEL TOWNSHIP — A train is off the tracks in Northampton County and crews are working on how...
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  • Warmer Weather Helps Pocono Businesses Open

    Posted on: 5:19 pm, April 11, 2014, by

    DELAWARE WATER GAP – Although it’s a little wet and dreary now, this weekend sunny skies should make their way...
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  • Frequent Fraud Charges in Wayne County

    Posted on: 6:02 pm, April 10, 2014, by , updated on: 06:20pm, April 10, 2014

    HONESDALE – The frequency of fraud happening in one particular area of Wayne County has authorities taking notice. Police in...
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  • Game Commission Cuts Doe Permits For Pocono Region

    Posted on: 5:57 pm, April 10, 2014, by , updated on: 07:24pm, April 10, 2014

    STROUDSBURG — If you’re looking to bag a doe next hunting season, that might become an even bigger challenge for...
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  • Alleged Attempted Homicide Victim: ‘I Didn’t Even Move, I Froze’

    Posted on: 7:11 pm, April 9, 2014, by

    STROUDSBURG — A woman who said she’s the victim of an attempted homicide in the Poconos is speaking out. Michelle...
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  • Alleged Econo Lodge Shooter Arraigned

    Posted on: 4:25 pm, April 9, 2014, by , updated on: 05:55pm, April 9, 2014

    STROUDSBURG — A man accused of firing shots at several people in the Poconos had a lot to say on...
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