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 in 2009. 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 summers at Harveys Lake and fishing at Francis Slocum State Park.

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Recent Articles
  • A Small Sign of Solidarity

    WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — Religious leaders are coming together in Wilkes-Barre to show solidarity in the wake of deadly attacks motivated by hatred. The minister of the First Presbyterian Church was inspired by how people came together shortly after the deadly shooting last month at a synagogue in Pittsburgh. He doesn’t want solidarity to stop there, though. He wants to continue to promote acceptance, even if it means starting with something small. If you’ve worshiped at a Presbyterian church before, you […]

  • Snow, Cold Can’t Keep Crowds from Scranton’s 26th Annual Santa Parade  

    SCRANTON, Pa. — A snowstorm had some worried whether this year’s Santa parades would still go on, but nearly a foot of snow right before the parades in Wilkes-Barre and Scranton wasn’t enough to dash the holiday plans. On Friday, Scranton city officials said clearing the streets and sidewalks was a priority to make sure the Santa Parade went smoothly, but people who came to the parade said they wouldn’t have missed it even if they had to throw on […]

  • A ‘Lot’ of Snow to Clear

    POTTSVILLE, Pa. — After the winter storm overnight, most can probably expect to clean off one, maybe two cars the next morning. For the sales team at Sands Ford in Pottsville, that number is in the hundreds. “We probably have over 280-some cars,” said sales consultant Paul Boyer. “A lot of work this morning.” Boyer has worked here for 13 years and says this is something he and his coworkers deal with several times a year. Vinnie Klemer, on the […]

  • WWII Veteran Remembers Armistice Day

    EAST BUFFALO TOWNSHIP, Pa. — November 11, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, and in Union County, a ceremony remembered that day and the sacrifices made by so many. The presentation of the colors marked the beginning of the ceremony at Bucknell University to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the war. Speakers read the names of 33 men and women who died in the war. Each studied at Bucknell before the […]

  • Murder of US Airman in Japan Hits Close to Home

    CHESTNUTHILL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A U.S. Airman from the Poconos was murdered while stationed overseas. Officials with the Air Force say MSgt. Nicholas Vollweiler of Saylorsburg was murdered in his home Friday where he was stationed near Tokyo, Japan. Whenever a service member dies, regardless of where they’re from or where they fought, veterans in Gilbert say it strikes a chord. “Always it hurts, it hurts. It’s disheartening to hear. From automobile accidents to motorcycle accidents to the high rate […]

  • Hazleton Area Students Honor Veterans with Breakfast

    HAZLE TOWNSHIP, Pa.  Students swapped books for breakfast at Hazleton Area High School on Friday to honor veterans. It’s all part of a yearly tradition where student volunteers host those who served our country for a special event inside the school. “This is, I guess you would call it a class project. This is the fourth time we’ve done this,” said senior Madelyn Labuda. Veterans see this as a nice opportunity to interact with members of a younger generation and […]

  • Veterans Inspiring Veterans at VA

    PLAINS TOWNSHIP, Pa. — At a Veterans Day event in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, a veteran’s will to carry on and speak about his experience in war despite a large sacrifice inspired others. The Veterans Day celebration inside the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center began with the honor guard presentation of colors and the singing of the national anthem, followed by a speech from Capt. Thomas J. Hromisin. “Come here to the VAs, it’s fine to do. Say, you know, thank you […]

  • Reflecting On the True Meaning of Veterans Day

    SOUTH CANAAN TOWNSHIP, Pa. — With Veterans Day falling on a Sunday this year, many schools in our area are observing the day this week with special activities. Students and veterans got together in Wayne County on Thursday to reflect on the true meaning of the holiday. A choir sang the National Anthem as the audience inside the Western Wayne High School auditorium stood to honor the flag during this Veterans Day assembly. “I think it’s important that our students […]

  • Wolff Returns to Farming After Congressional Race

    SAINT CLAIR, Pa. — After the new 9th Congressional district was called for Denny Wolff’s opponent, Republican Dan Meuser, Wolff thanked his supporters and his staff inside the Saint Clair Fish and Game event hall in Schuylkill County. Wolff, a Democrat, was born in Bloomsburg. He is a fifth-generation dairy farmer and started his operation with a few dozen rental cows in 1970. He was named Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture during the Rendell administration and served in the role from […]

  • Former Vice President Biden Makes Final Pitch for Democrats

    YATESVILLE, Pa. — A crowd of Democratic supporters roared with support as former Vice President Joe Biden took the stage inside Pittston Area Senior High School Sunday night. Biden is a Scranton native and came to Luzerne County to support Democratic candidates Sen. Bob Casey and Rep. Matt Cartwright as both run for reelection in a state that went Republican in the 2016 presidential election. The lobby of the high school auditorium was packed with supporters for the Democratic candidates. […]

  • Different Faiths Come Together in the Poconos

    STROUD TOWNSHIP, Pa. — People are coming together after the horrific attack at a synagogue in Pittsburgh last weekend. Since Friday night, members of the Jewish faith have invited people of other religions for worship services to help heal. Members of the Jewish community attended Shabbat services this weekend for the first time since last week’s tragedy. An interfaith service was held at Temple Israel of the Poconos in an effort to bring people of all faiths together in solidarity […]

  • Dalton Do It Center Closed by Water Damage

    DALTON, Pa. –A hardware store in Lackawanna County had a big mess to clean up Friday morning and workers were forced to toss a lot of merchandise in the trash. Employees at the Dalton Do It Center say Friday is usually a busy day for them with customers hoping to get household work done over the weekend, but a faulty water pipe breaking overnight called for a different kind of “all hands on deck” situation: to clean up the mess, […]