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

  • 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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    mon dog
  • 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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    rock for troops
  • 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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    mon health
  • 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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    mon resort
  • 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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    mon ft hood
  • ‘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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    schade mon sex
  • Sure Sign of Spring In Monroe County

    Posted on: 7:27 pm, April 1, 2014, by , updated on: 07:42pm, April 1, 2014

    MONROE COUNTY—Golf bridge construction is underway across the waterway at Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort in Smithfield Township. “It’s like...
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  • Planned Fire At National Recreation Area

    Posted on: 4:57 pm, April 1, 2014, by

    LEHMAN TOWNSHIP — More than two dozen acres of land burned in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation area, but...
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    pike burn
  • Stocking Up For Opening Day

    Posted on: 5:28 pm, March 24, 2014, by , updated on: 05:57pm, March 24, 2014

    STROUDSBURG – Volunteers braved the cold spring weather helping stock a creek in Monroe County just a few weeks out...
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    mon trout
  • High Voltage Power Line Work Closes Part of Delaware River

    Posted on: 5:31 pm, March 21, 2014, by , updated on: 07:34pm, March 21, 2014

    BUSHKILL – Some high voltage power line work has closed part of the Delaware River from now through early next...
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    mon river
  • Volunteers Need Help To Fix Up Fire House

    Posted on: 4:53 pm, March 21, 2014, by , updated on: 05:48pm, March 21, 2014

    DELAWARE WATER GAP — Volunteer firefighters in Monroe County are fighting to keep their fire house running. The Delaware Water...
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    mon firehouse