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

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Vandals Hit Penn Hills Resort in Poconos

    Posted on: 5:58 pm, March 12, 2014, by , updated on: 06:21pm, March 12, 2014

    STROUD TOWNSHIP  — Vandals have once again targeted an old resort that has become an eyesore in the Poconos. Penn...
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  • Trying to Fix Traffic Problems by the Track

    Posted on: 5:23 pm, March 11, 2014, by

    LONG POND – Cars zip around the Tricky Triangle at Pocono Raceway in Monroe County, but traffic outside the track...
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  • Ripping Up and Replacing an Entire Interstate

    Posted on: 5:21 pm, March 10, 2014, by , updated on: 07:15pm, March 10, 2014

    PIKE COUNTY — Major road reconstruction is underway at the Pennsylvania state line.  PennDOT began the biggest project in northeastern...
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  • Man Tells Fire Crews He Had Permission To Burn Home

    Posted on: 11:05 am, March 7, 2014, by and , updated on: 05:46pm, March 7, 2014

    STERLING TOWNSHIP — Fire crews responded to a house fire in Wayne County early Friday morning and came face to...
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  • Howe Oil to Blame for Spill at Lake Ariel

    Posted on: 6:34 pm, March 6, 2014, by , updated on: 06:50pm, March 6, 2014

    LAKE ARIEL – An oil company in Wayne County is being held responsible for this week’s leak that contaminated Lake...
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