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Kelly Frank

CBS News
President & General Manager
Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Kelly Frank is President & General Manager of CBS News and Stations’ local businesses in
Philadelphia, including CBS Philadelphia, WPSG-TV – Philly 57, the CBS News Philly streaming
channel and CBSPhiladelphia.com.
Kelly joined CBS Philadelphia after serving as Director of content at WTSP-TV, the CBS Television
Network affiliate in Tampa, Fla. Prior to her nearly four years at WTSP, Frank spent three years as
the director of news and digital content at WBNS-TV, the CBS Television Network affiliate in
Columbus, Ohio.
Her background also includes serving as an executive producer at CNN in Atlanta, where she
supervised several show teams. In addition to daily CNN programming, Kelly served as Executive
Producer during special coverage for hurricanes, politics, the Japan Earthquake/Tsunami and the
Gulf Oil spill working with Anderson Cooper, Wolf Blitzer, Christiane Amanpour and Soledad O’Brien.
She was part of the team that took home three Peabody Awards for coverage of the 2008 election,
the 2010 Gulf Oil spill and coverage of the Arab Spring.
Before working at CNN, Kelly was an Executive Producer in Washington DC for Fox-owned
WTTG and an Executive Producer and Producer for NBC affiliates in Phoenix,
Milwaukee and Columbus, Ohio.
Under her leadership, news operations have won 4 regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, been
nominated for over 70 Emmys with over 40 wins including News Excellence & Overall Excellence.
She has led teams to 19 SPJ Awards, the SPJ First Amendment Award and 32 Associated Press
Kelly graduated from Kentucky Wesleyan College where she is in the Athletic Hall of Fame for
her time as a softball pitcher. She also holds a master’s degree in social media marketing from the
University of Florida and proudly serves on the boards of the Philly Ad Club & Police Athletic League.
Kelly and her wife Katherine live in the Philly suburb of Wynnewood. They spend their free time
eating their way through the amazing Philly food scene and chasing their 2 daughters around to burn it off!
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