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Kellie Rowe

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

@FOX2News Detroit - Fox 2 News Now reporter. MSU, Michigan and Detroit champion. 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...
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@kellierowe — 14,811 followers, 15,625 tweets

Sep 21, 2017

@Castellani2014 Your incredibly nice, thoughtful email just made me cry. thank you very, very much for those kind words. I'll keep it always

Sep 21, 2017

RT @patsajak: Do you realize there are people who wake up furious every day? And they all have Twitter accounts. Must be exhausting.

Sep 21, 2017

@aprilrowe13 hahahah you're having a tough time with all the new criticism arent ya

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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."