Candice Kelly is an anchor for the 28/22 News team. You can watch her weekday evenings at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 7 p.m., and 11 pm.
Candice joined 28/22 News in 2004. She got her start in television news after graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication from Minnesota State University at Mankato. She has more than 25 years of experience in the broadcast news industry, working at KARE-TV in Minneapolis, MN, and KTTC-TV in Rochester, MN. For nearly two decades, Candice has represented the station at more than 100 community and charity events in Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania.
She is a multiple Emmy award recipient, most recently winning a Mid-Atlantic Emmy for Best Evening Newscast. Candice is proud that she and her fellow 28/22 News team won a 2023 Edward R. Murrow award for Breaking News Coverage of the I-81 deadly crash caused by snow squalls.
Candice is passionate about many local causes in her community and helps out with various non-profit organizations. She is a board member of the Earthly Angels Autism Fund of the Luzerne Foundation. Candice also has a monthly segment called ‘A Little Love’ that airs during the 5:30 p.m. newscast. It highlights children and teens in Pennsylvania who are up for adoption through the Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network.
When she’s not anchoring the news, Candice enjoys spending time with her husband Tom and their two daughters Grace and Chloe, and their dog Piper. She especially loves summer weekends camping in the Tunkhannock area along the Susquehanna River. You can often find her at a Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre RailRiders baseball game or Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton Penguins Hockey game.