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

  • 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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  • Dog Abandoned, Needs Leg Amputation

    Posted on: 5:03 pm, April 8, 2014, by

    STROUD TOWNSHIP – A neglected dog in Monroe County now needs its leg amputated. The tiny Maltese was found at...
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  • Rock For Troops Offers Help To Soldiers

    Posted on: 4:38 pm, April 7, 2014, by

    STROUDSBURG — Our wounded warriors who have spent time fighting on the front lines are often in need of help...
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  • Surprise Guilty Plea In Monroe County Murder

    Posted on: 12:13 pm, April 7, 2014, by , updated on: 05:47pm, April 7, 2014

    STROUDSBURG — There was a surprise guilty plea Monday morning in Monroe County as a murder trial was about to...
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  • New Medical Center Offers ‘No Waiting’

    Posted on: 5:58 pm, April 4, 2014, by , updated on: 06:07pm, April 4, 2014

    BARTONSVILLE — Pocono Medical Center opened its Bartonsville Healthcare Center on Friday, a facility that holds a variety of specialists...
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  • Kalahari Resort Construction Running Behind

    Posted on: 5:38 pm, April 3, 2014, by , updated on: 06:05pm, April 3, 2014

    TOBYHANNA TOWNSHIP – Construction on a new resort in the Poconos is in full swing now that spring has arrived....
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  • Son Serving At Fort Hood Is Safe, Family Relieved

    Posted on: 4:43 pm, April 3, 2014, by , updated on: 05:23pm, April 3, 2014

    TOBYHANNA TOWNSHIP — The shooting at Fort Hood in Texas hits extremely close to home for a family in Monroe...
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  • ‘Christ has died…’ Said Sex Assault Suspect

    Posted on: 5:09 pm, April 2, 2014, by

    SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP — Prosecutors in Monroe County presented evidence Wednesday against the man who created the Singing Boys of Pennsylvania...
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