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

  • 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
  • Search For Answers After Shooting That Left Two Dead

    Posted on: 5:13 pm, March 20, 2014, by , updated on: 06:58pm, March 20, 2014

    ELDRED TOWNSHIP — Investigators have been on the scene all day of a shooting that left a father and son...
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    mon eldred shooting
  • Spring Break Cancelled

    Posted on: 5:03 pm, March 19, 2014, by , updated on: 05:32pm, March 19, 2014

    TANNERSVILLE  — There’s no rest and relaxation for students and staff at Northampton Community College.  This week’s spring break was...
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    mon spring break
  • ESU Basketball’s Shot at the Elite 8

    Posted on: 5:23 pm, March 18, 2014, by

    EAST STROUDSBURG — March means madness and East Stroudsburg University’s campus is gearing up for a big men’s basketball game...
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    esu gym
  • State Police Investigate Crash Involving Cruiser

    Posted on: 5:51 pm, March 17, 2014, by , updated on: 06:50pm, March 17, 2014

    BRODHEADSVILLE — A crash over the weekend that involved two state troopers is under investigation in Monroe County. It happened...
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    mon trooper crash
  • Fire Ruins Farmhouse Used To House Resort Workers

    Posted on: 1:41 pm, March 17, 2014, by

    MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP — Fire destroyed an old farmhouse that was used to house employees from the Shawnee Mountain ski...
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    MON FIRE 3.17
  • UPDATE: Volunteer Coach Accused of Recording Girl Changing

    Posted on: 9:51 pm, March 13, 2014, by , updated on: 05:24pm, March 14, 2014

    PALMERTON — A Palmerton High School weightlifting coach is in trouble with the law.  He’s accused of recording a student...
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    robert eckhart mug
  • Power Problems in the Poconos

    Posted on: 5:46 pm, March 13, 2014, by , updated on: 06:19pm, March 13, 2014

    PARADISE TOWNSHIP – The lights are on in downtown Stroudsburg and most homes and businesses now have power restored after...
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    mon power