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Kellie Rowe

Host, Fox 2 News Now — WJBK-TV (Detroit, MI)
Covers:  courts, diversity, michigan legislature, michigan politics, politics, michigan state university, east lansing, police, breaking news, hard news

@Fox2News Now Reporter in Detroit. diehard spartan. kellierowe on Insta/snap but it's nonsense on there too sorrey

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I'm an aspiring reporter hoping to be the next face of Good Morning America or the center of a CNN newsroom. Journalism has had my heart since I was in braces.

My experience includes:

  • Washington Center for Politics and Journalism in Washington, D.C. - fall 2013
  • Fox 47 in Lansing Intern - summe...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Davison Television (DTV), my high school's broadcast station. I was a reporter and anchor for a daily 20-minute newscast.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter - you have a chance to talk to your favorite reporters and big players in the journalism biz.

Why did you become a journalist?

As cliche as it might sound, to keep the public informed, make a difference, and raise awareness about issues they need to know about.


The State News - Best News Story of the Year

2011 - Breaking News
After Michigan State University professor Paul Hunter had a heart attack and died while driving suddenly one afternoon, MSU students went into panic. The article receiving the award was a mixture of the news of his passing, as well as an obituary. The State News accepts 3 writing samples from the staff kas an application to win this award each spring.

National Scholastic Press Association - Broadcast Story of the Year Award

2009 - Human Interest, Personality Profile
The story is about a little girl with Hyperplastic Left Heart Syndrome, a rare congenital heart defect leaving her with speech and learning impediment. The piece follows her daily struggles at Davison Middle School - completing school work, making friends - but she provided an uplifting look on her life in the future: "I'll get a job, have kids - nothing's going to be different."