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

  • Susquehanna County Cold Case Comes to a Close

    Posted on: 6:06 pm, February 28, 2014, by , updated on: 06:19pm, February 28, 2014

    NEW MILFORD – A former police officer will now serve two to four years for murdering his wife in Susquehanna...
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  • Serving Up Some Change On Nutrition Labels

    Posted on: 5:11 pm, February 27, 2014, by , updated on: 05:55pm, February 27, 2014

    DICKSON CITY — For the first time in 20 years, the FDA is proposing changes to nutrition labels on the...
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  • Potholes Plague Parking Lot in Bradford Towne Center

    Posted on: 6:07 pm, February 26, 2014, by , updated on: 07:06pm, February 26, 2014

    WYSOX TOWNSHIP – Pothole, after pothole, after yes – another pothole.  Drivers say it’s a massive problem at the Bradford...
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  • Arson Destroys 100-Year-Old Quaker Lake Home

    Posted on: 5:34 pm, February 25, 2014, by

    SILVER LAKE TOWNSHIP – A weekend fire in Susquehanna County is a case of arson, according to state police.  The...
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  • Police Go Door to Door in Lansford

    Posted on: 6:00 pm, February 24, 2014, by

    LANSFORD – Police in Carbon County went door to door in Lansford Monday as part of their investigation into a...
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  • Horses Seized by Humane Officers for Suspected Neglect

    Posted on: 5:42 pm, February 21, 2014, by , updated on: 06:49pm, February 21, 2014

    WOODWARD TOWNSHIP — Eight horses are recovering Friday night in Lycoming County after Humane Officers removed them from a farm...
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  • Rescued Pups and Mom Doing Well

    Posted on: 6:27 pm, February 20, 2014, by

    MONTOUR TOWNSHIP – Curled up with mom, eight newborn boxer-lab pups are doing well less than 24 hours after being...
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  • Catching Up on Clearing Snow In Bloomsburg

    Posted on: 6:10 pm, February 19, 2014, by , updated on: 06:18pm, February 19, 2014

    BLOOMSBURG – After a month filled with bitter cold and a lot of snow, we’re finally getting a break for...
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  • Puppies Rescued From Meth Lab In Columbia County

    Posted on: 4:46 pm, February 19, 2014, by , updated on: 04:05pm, February 20, 2014

    MONTOUR TOWNSHIP — Eight puppies and their mother are now safe after police busted a suspected drug lab near Bloomsburg....
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  • College Students Struggling to Keep Up

    Posted on: 6:07 pm, February 18, 2014, by

    LA PLUME – Snow storm after snow storm has caused many colleges and universities to cancel class.  But those days...
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  • New PSU President Named

    Posted on: 2:05 pm, February 17, 2014, by , updated on: 06:11pm, February 17, 2014

    UNIVERSITY PARK — On Presidents Day, Penn State University names its next president. Eric Barron, 62, currently the head of...
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  • Rally To End Sweetheart Deals For Gas Companies

    Posted on: 5:20 pm, February 14, 2014, by , updated on: 09:25pm, February 14, 2014

    TOWANDA — A large crowd gathered outside the courthouse in Bradford County, mostly landowners who collect checks from natural gas...
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