Kelsey Kushner

Professional Experience

Previously worked at ABC 21 and NBC 33 in Fort Wayne, Ind.

Awards and Recognition

Emmy for a documentary titled “Net Worth” about student athletes and if they should be paid.

News Philosophy

“If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write.”

Hobbies, Interests & Community Involvement

“Working for various non-profits, including “A Prom to Remember” Philadelphia, spending time with family and friends and enjoying the beach!”


University of Delaware, 2016.

Mass Communications with a minor in Journalism.

Likes best about Southwest Florida

“Sunshine and palm trees.”


Man arrested for returning merchandise he didn’t buy to Home Goods store

A man used his kids to steal more than $1200 in merchandise from a home goods store in Cape Coral. Police say Edwin Pabellon used...

Cape Coral test results show high levels of blue-green algae pollution

New testing revealed that the pollution in the Cabot Canal in Cape Coral is 9 times higher than it should be. But the good news...

Man allegedly scammed woman, local businesses hundreds by using fake checks

A man allegedly scammed a woman he met online and a local businesses out of hundreds of dollars by using fake checks. "When he first...

Cape Coral residents gather to discuss water quality crisis Thursday

After months of dealing with red tide and blue-green algae, a group held a meeting in Cape Coral inviting hundreds to talk about the...

Cape Coral school phone ban controversial among students and parents

Should kids be allowed to keep their phones at school? Oasis High School in Cape Coral says "no." But parents and students are worried a...

North Fort Myers woman tricks armed robber into running away

Police arrested a man who tried to rob a woman at gunpoint. Detectives believe Charles Williams Junior, 24, followed Robin Pupillo from a Walmart to...

Two dogs rescued from algae-infested canal in Cape Coral

If you don't go in the algae-infested waters, you definitely wouldn't want your dog in the green gunk either. A police officer rescued two dogs...

SBA issues disaster declaration for SWFL businesses affected by algae, red tide

A disaster declaration was issued for red tide and algal blooms plaguing Southwest Florida waterways, according to a statement from Gov. Rick Scott. The U.S....

US Army Corps of Engineers reduce flows from Lake Okeechobee

The Army Corps announced Thursday a new schedule that reduces the flow from Lake Okeechobee. Instead, they say most of the water running down...

Mosquito-borne illness advisory issued for Charlotte County

A mosquito-borne illness advisory was issued Wednesday after one case of West Nile Virus was confirmed, the Department of Health Charlotte County said. The advisory...

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