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.”


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