Chelsea has been working for WKBN since 2015, overseeing web content on WKBN.com and WYTV.com as well as social media. She grew up in the area, in Brookfield, Ohio, and graduated from Youngstown State University with a major in journalism.
Chelsea started her career as a print journalist, working in the Cleveland area for the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram. During that time, she covered the crime beat as well as local communities. Before coming to WKBN, Chelsea also worked on marketing initiatives for the Youngstown-Warren Regional Chamber.
While working at the Chronicle-Telegram, she received two first place awards for Enterprise Writing and Children’s Issues Reporting from the Ohio Associated Press Awards in 2013. She also received the second place Ohio AP award for Best Reporter in Ohio that year. She also received a first place Children’s Issues and Public Service Reporting award from the Ohio SPJ awards in 2014.