Kellie joined the Nexstar DC Bureau in August, 2019. It’s a return to Washington for Kellie, who covered the Capitol for a group of 60+ local television newsrooms for three years.

Between Capitol Hill gigs, Kellie spent 13 months working and living in the U.S. Virgin Islands. She established a USVI news bureau and reported on the recovery from two category five hurricanes, Irma and Maria, for the local CBS-ABC stations. Kelllie spent her days traveling from island to island as a one-woman news team.

Kellie has covered and interviewed the top government and political figures. During the 2016 Presidential campaign, she conducted an exclusive, one-on-one interview with then presidential candidate Donald Trump that made national headlines.
Kellie began her television career in Elmira, New York, as a morning show anchor and evening reporter. She is a two-time New York Associated Press Award winner. Kellie graduated from Temple University with a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism.
She loves meeting new people and learning new things everyday.

Recent Articles
  • Livid lawmakers confront high-ranking military officials over poor housing conditions for service members

    WASHINGTON (Nexstar) – Military families filled a Senate hearing room Tuesday, joining livid lawmakers upset by living conditions on military bases across the country. Families said they’ve faced mold, rats, roaches and basic appliance issues. “I served in the Navy and you expect that, when you’re in the military, your housing is going to be something you want to live in,” Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) said. Scott questioned the panel of military officials from the Army, Navy and Air Force […]

  • Congressman Charlie Crist’s bill could help veterans caught in the criminal justice system

    WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) – When returning from military service, some veterans affected by post-traumatic stress and other mental health issues can find themselves in legal trouble or jail. It’s a problem Florida Congressman Charlie Crist hopes to prevent. “It’s to help veterans who come back and are having difficulty reacclimating to civilian life and they get caught up in the criminal justice system for the minor offence of one kind or another,” Rep. Charlie Crist (D-FL-13). His “Veterans Treatment Court Coordination […]

  • VA highlights work to lower military suicide rates

    WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) – While America pauses to thank our service members this Veterans Day some are remembering those who didn’t get the chance to celebrate the holiday this year. “My brothers and I had no idea she was going through as much as she was going through,” Ashlynne Haycock with Tragedy Assistance Program For Survivors or TAPS shared. Ashlynne Haycocks’ mom died by suicide. She was an Air Force Veteran and now one of the all-too-many servicemembers who take their […]

  • About CW39 Houston

    KIAH-TV is a CW affiliate that has been broadcasting in Houston for over 50 years! The station signed on as an independent (Ch 39) in 1967 under the call letters KHTV and was initially best known for its presentation of Houston Wrestling with Paul Boesch. A charter affiliate of the WB Network, the station call letters were changed to KHWB in September of 1999 and “WB39 News at 9” debuted in the fall of 2000. After the dissolution of the WB Network […]

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