Chelsea Strub joined WNEP-TV as a weekend reporter in November of 2017.

Chelsea was born in Pittsburgh and grew up in both Annapolis, Maryland and Harrisburg before returning to the Steel City to attend the University of Pittsburgh. At Pitt she majored in Theatre Arts and Business Marketing and was very active in Pittsburgh’s film industry. Before graduating, Chelsea interned in the promotions department at KDKA-TV CBS Pittsburgh and later became an on-air personality for KDKA’s sister station, Pittsburgh’s CW.

With family roots in northeastern Pennsylvania, Chelsea has spent a great deal of time in the area throughout her life and has always considered it to be ‘home’. Some of her favorite memories include spending summer days at Lake Jean and fishing at Francis Slocum State Park.

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Recent Articles
  • UPDATE: Route 11 Back Open After Rock Slide

    POINT TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Part of Route 11 was closed for hours Sunday evening because of a rock slide near the Montour/Northumberland County line. According to PennDOT, the road was closed from just north of the Point Drive-In movie theater to just south of Danville at the Montour County line, and a detour was in place. The road was back open just before 10 p.m., PennDOT officials said. ROCK SLIDE: Route 11 is closed near the Montour/Northumberland County line for […]

  • Homes Destroyed After Massive Fire in Bloomsburg

    BLOOMSBURG, Pa. — Massive flames destroyed two homes and damaged three others in Bloomsburg overnight, and now, crews plan to search for a possible body inside that rubble. The fire chief says it was only a matter of minutes before the double block on Fair Street was completely engulfed in flames around 1 a.m. Sunday. Crews arrived quickly, but the fire became too dangerous for them to go in and make sure everyone made it out alive. “It was just […]

  • Sunny Skies for Armed Forces Day Parade

    SCRANTON, Pa. — The fanfare rang loud and strong as the Armed Forces Day Parade made its way down North Washington Avenue in Scranton Saturday morning. With clear skies above, the sidewalks were packed with people showing support for active and retired service men and women. “Just wanted to come down, great day, it’s a beautiful day to see the parade and all the people that have served our country,” said Patrick Scarfo of Scranton. One by one, high school […]

  • Veterans Inspire Student to Enlist in Navy

    BUTLER TOWNSHIP, Pa. — As Memorial Day approaches, schools in our area are honoring veterans in a variety of ways, and school programs for the holiday are inspiring students to serve their country. The school colors at North Schuylkill Junior/Senior High School near Ashland are red and blue, but on this morning, students wore these colors in honor of something other than school spirit. “What’s happening here today is our Memorial Day assembly, we have this every year. We want […]

  • Beware of Bike Rack Bloopers

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Heading out on a day trip with bicycles in tow is a common sight on Pennsylvania roads, but something’s missing — a visible license plate, and its absence is breaking the law. “I actually didn’t ever think about that. That’s a really good point because, in Pennsylvania, you only have one license plate as opposed to two like New York,” said Stacy Allen. “Now I guess I do (know it’s illegal).” Newswatch 16 spoke with state troopers […]

  • One Dead, Two Hurt in Shooting in Scranton

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Bullet casings scattered across the street and blood splattered on storefronts were some of the things investigators in Scranton were looking at after a deadly shooting. Police say that shooting happened around 5 a.m. Sunday on North Main Avenue. The people involved came from inside The Castle, an after-hours club nearby. “It woke me up out of my bed. I heard about seven gunshots approximately, and then I thought I was dreaming, and I got up and […]

  • Search for Alleged Killer in Clinton County

    LAMAR TOWNSHIP, Pa. — State police in Clinton County are searching for a man who they say killed his sister-in-law. Investigators say Timothy Neff, 56, of Mill Hall, stabbed Agnes Neff, 62, to death and then went on the run. State police say it all started with an argument at their home on Long Run Road in Lamar Township around 5:30 p.m. Friday. Troopers say Neff also injured his brother William Neff, 69, who tried to stop the fight. Investigators […]

  • Partial Building Collapse in Girardville

    GIRARDVILLE  Part of a building has collapsed in a Schuylkill County community.

  • Bradford County Man Guilty of Roommate Murder in Florida

    WEST PALM BEACH, Florida — A jury returned a guilty verdict in Florida in a homicide trial involving two people from Bradford County. They convicted Randy Herman of killing his roommate. Both are from Wyalusing. Herman is now facing life in prison for the first-degree murder of his friend and roommate Brooke Preston. The trial may have been in Florida, but friends of the victim say a lot of people from Bradford County were there for it. In March of […]

  • Passing On Lessons from the Holocaust

    SCRANTON, Pa. — As the anniversary of D-Day approaches, students in our area are learning about the Holocaust, with some even hearing firsthand accounts from survivors and liberators of concentration camps. There are not many survivors left who can relate what they saw, but they’re working to make sure the Holocaust and what can be learned from it is not forgotten. “The Holocaust did happen. I beared witness and I want them to bear witness from me. That’s not myth. […]

  • 5K in Memory of Man Killed During Storm

    CHESTNUTHILL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Close to a year ago, a man from the Poconos was killed while driving when a storm took down a tree that landed on his car. Matt Ryan left behind his wife and an unborn child. “I wouldn’t be here without the support system that I have, family, close friends, and there are a lot of really good people in the world,” said Nancy Ryan, Matt’s wife. It’s been a rough year for Nancy Ryan. That […]

  • Police Officers and Firefighters in Luzerne County Spend the Day Fishing with Kids

    FRANCES SLOCUM STATE PARK, Pa. —  Fishing poles and fire trucks – maybe not two things you’d associate together, but it’s spot on for the Rusty Flack Memorial Kid’s Fishing Day at Frances Slocum State Park in Luzerne County. “Fishing, caught a pretty big fish. Got three of them. Pretty hard to get a lot,” said Brayden Lee of Plains. “So I went here to fish and then I caught this, he’s really really icky feeling,” said Kevin Bordow of […]

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