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

  • Decapitated Birds Found Outside Brodheadsville Church

    Posted on: 5:31 pm, April 23, 2014, by

    BRODHEADSVILLE – It was a gruesome find for workers at a church in Brodheadsville. Decapitated birds stuffed in plastic bags...
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  • Police Collar Arson Suspect In Bank

    Posted on: 12:41 pm, April 23, 2014, by , updated on: 05:29pm, April 23, 2014

    STROUDSBURG — An arson suspect wanted by police in Monroe County was picked up inside a bank Wednesday. Police believe...
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  • Pocono Drivers Fight Traffic on I-80

    Posted on: 4:57 pm, April 22, 2014, by

    TANNERSVILLE – Drivers in the Poconos have been dealing with traffic tie-ups along Interstate 80 westbound this week. PennDOT work...
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  • Fire Destroys Race Cars, ’68 Dodge Charger

    Posted on: 6:00 pm, April 21, 2014, by

    PRICE TOWNSHIP – A family just sitting down to Easter dinner in the Poconos last night was interrupted by a...
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  • Added Security For Alleged Shooter’s Hearing

    Posted on: 5:35 pm, April 21, 2014, by

    STROUDSBURG — Authorities in the Poconos were taking no chances that there would any problems at a hearing for shooting...
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  • 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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