Kelsey Mannix

Kelsey Mannix joined FOX 55 News in March 2021 as a Multi-Media Journalist.

Title: Multi-Media Journalist
KMannix@wfft.com

Kelsey Mannix joined FOX 55 News in March 2021 as a Multi-Media Journalist.

A Keedysville, Maryland native, Kelsey graduated from McDaniel College in 2016 with a B.A. in Communication, minor in Journalism & New Media. She then went on to the University of Maryland where she received her Master of Journalism in December 2020.

Previously, Kelsey was a reporter and sports anchor for Capital News Service (CNS-TV) at the University of Maryland.

During grad school, Kelsey also worked with television station, Big Ten Network Student U at University of Maryland, as a production crew member and color commentator for lacrosse and volleyball.
Prior to grad school she was a sports correspondent for almost three years at the Herald-Mail newspaper in Hagerstown, MD.

In Kelsey's free time you can find her reading, baking, running, hiking or doing pretty much any outdoor activity.

Kelsey cheers on the Baltimore Ravens, Washington Capitals, Baltimore Orioles, and all things Maryland Terps.

She looking forward to meeting new people and getting to know the community of northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio.

If you have any story ideas for Kelsey you can reach out to her at KMannix@wfft.com.

Recent Posts by Kelsey Mannix

Fort Wayne restaurants feeling impact of supply chain shortage with paper products, food items

From changing cups and other paper products to removing some menu items temporarily, Fort Wayne restaurants have had to adjust as the supply chain shortage continues.

Catholic Charities, local partners, already helping Afghan evacuees in Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne usually welcomes 75-120 refugees each year. But now with the incoming Afghan evacuees, that number is expected to increase in 2022.

Indiana State Police investigating bullying incident at Churubusco Junior High School

A spokesperson with Indiana State Police said the allegations include students being urinated on and possibly sodomized.

One year later: Family of Elias Paez wants justice in toddler's death

The Allen County coroner noted signs of abuse in Elias Paez's death and said the cause was throat inflammation. The manner of death is still undetermined.

Free community college likely cut from Biden economic plan won't have significant impact in Indiana

The state of Indiana already allocates almost $400 million for financial aid.

Northeast Indiana school districts raising awareness about stop arm violations during National School Bus Safety Week

Northwest Allen County Schools Transportation Director Natalie Hoffman said bus drivers in the district see stop arm violations every day.

Red River Waste Solutions will continue to operate despite bankruptcy filing

In a statement Wednesday, Red River's Chief Restructuring Officer Jim Calandra said day-to-day operations will continue despite the bankruptcy filing.

Northeast Indiana colleges to participate in 7th annual U Can Crush Hunger contest to fight food insecurity

Last year, the schools collected over 100,000 pounds of food.

Grant County woman killed by family dog

Police say Kathleen Bartram fell to the floor and was attacked by the family dog.

Red River Waste Solutions files bankruptcy amid missed pickup issues in Fort Wayne

Since 2018 when Red River Waste Solutions' contract began with the city of Fort Wayne, the company has had issues with missed pickups. Residents are even more concerned now that the company has filed for bankruptcy.

Indiana Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1011197

Reported Deaths: 16524
CountyCasesDeaths
Marion1359292129
Lake666181167
Allen58254802
Hamilton46498467
St. Joseph44559617
Elkhart36044510
Vanderburgh32333481
Tippecanoe28037260
Johnson25196446
Hendricks23960360
Porter22985367
Madison18820410
Clark18609253
Vigo17530303
Monroe15319200
LaPorte15230252
Delaware15127264
Howard14801290
Kosciusko12410149
Hancock11773176
Bartholomew11695180
Warrick11305189
Floyd11138215
Wayne11023253
Grant10131220
Morgan9506177
Boone8965116
Dubois8281131
Henry8252153
Dearborn823493
Noble8064106
Marshall7981135
Cass7556123
Lawrence7479172
Shelby7216119
Jackson700990
Gibson6614115
Harrison651892
Huntington6447100
Knox6427106
DeKalb6363100
Montgomery6293112
Miami595298
Putnam584179
Clinton579271
Whitley568455
Steuben566876
Wabash5363104
Jasper536180
Jefferson513297
Ripley501987
Adams483777
Daviess4684115
Scott439875
Greene427296
Clay426960
Wells426088
White420964
Decatur4177104
Fayette407387
Jennings390262
Posey377544
LaGrange361778
Washington360451
Randolph3476100
Spencer340743
Fountain336160
Sullivan330852
Starke319171
Owen315571
Fulton313468
Orange295064
Jay285546
Franklin266443
Perry265752
Rush263832
Carroll262434
Vermillion259854
Parke232029
Pike229643
Tipton229059
Blackford195042
Pulaski184657
Crawford160125
Newton159848
Benton151217
Brown147047
Martin139319
Switzerland135311
Warren121416
Union107216
Ohio84613
Unassigned0544

Ohio Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1524169

Reported Deaths: 23955
CountyCasesDeaths
Franklin1646591696
Cuyahoga1468932459
Hamilton1056051431
Montgomery742551279
Summit620221111
Lucas56539917
Butler51696718
Stark468601064
Lorain35783585
Warren32903377
Mahoning30927693
Clermont28271330
Lake27179448
Delaware24263164
Licking24027294
Trumbull22993561
Fairfield22438247
Greene22414326
Medina22149313
Clark19920354
Richland18643292
Portage18073252
Wood17505224
Allen16054279
Miami15627306
Muskingum14890185
Columbiana14153274
Wayne13852271
Tuscarawas12777311
Marion12016180
Scioto11497162
Pickaway11386142
Erie10951184
Ross10614203
Ashtabula9809204
Lawrence9783153
Hancock9741155
Belmont9333209
Geauga9008157
Jefferson8600199
Huron8427143
Union822259
Washington8114144
Sandusky7875151
Athens779579
Knox7766144
Darke7695158
Seneca7405145
Ashland6993130
Auglaize681799
Shelby6540115
Brown640091
Crawford6292130
Defiance6241105
Mercer617893
Fulton605196
Highland602899
Guernsey596371
Madison595678
Logan594596
Clinton585193
Preble5730125
Putnam5354110
Williams530888
Perry519863
Champaign514273
Jackson512473
Ottawa490586
Coshocton488383
Morrow460558
Pike435067
Fayette430363
Hardin420780
Gallia419367
Adams417995
Van Wert374082
Henry366972
Holmes3653125
Hocking357582
Wyandot325262
Carroll304365
Paulding280747
Meigs267251
Monroe216254
Noble201247
Morgan194333
Harrison182646
Vinton167225
Unassigned05
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