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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

Indiana schools to receive 3rd round of funding from American Rescue Plan

On Monday, the Indiana Department of Education announced the third round of funding for public schools totaling nearly $1.8 billion and several schools in Northeast Indiana were awarded funds.

Colleges around Fort Wayne not requiring COVID-19 vaccine for students

As the covid vaccine rollout continues, it’s prompted some colleges and universities around the country to make that a requirement for students to return to campus in the fall. Around our area, higher education institutions are not requiring vaccinations as of now.

Armed suspect in custody after 4-hour standoff with police on South Wayne Avenue

Just after 10:20 a.m. Thursday, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department were called to the 2400 block of South Wayne Avenue, in the Creighton-Home Neighborhood, to serve a search warrant.

First local Habitat for Humanity home in 2021 to help Huntington single mother

A Huntington family is getting a fresh start in a new home. Habitat for Humanity of Greater Fort Wayne kicked off its building season on Wednesday for Ashlee Cochrane and her son Theo.

Van Wert preparing for downtown restoration

The Van Wert County Foundation is aiming to kick off its downtown restoration project on August 1.

Whitko Career Academy flag-raising ceremony honors organ donors, recipients for National Donate Life month

April is National Donate Life Month and the Student Organ Donor Advocates (SODA) chapter at the Whitko Career Academy hosted a flag-raising on Monday to honor those who gave and those who received.

Indiana health officials speak out against bill that could strip them of decision-making power

Senate Bill 5 aims to take power away from county health officers and put some decisions into the hands of elected officials. This stems from the different county responses to the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19 vaccine registration task force to help Fort Wayne's underserved communities

A task force of Fort Wayne businesses, nonprofits and other agencies announced a new effort to inform underserved populations about the COVID vaccine.

State Senate bill could impact voting in future elections

Senate Bill 353 in its current form would require voters to present their driver’s license number or the last four digits of their Social Security number to vote by mail.

Pet-friendly plant fundraiser to benefit Humane Fort Wayne

People can purchase a three-plant bundle, or an individual plant from the bundle. All the plants for the fundraiser are pet-friendly, which is important to keep in mind as the spring season continues.

Indiana Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 708779

Reported Deaths: 13226
CountyCasesDeaths
Marion966191721
Lake51761946
Allen39224672
Hamilton34549405
St. Joseph34157541
Elkhart27356432
Vanderburgh22081394
Tippecanoe21853212
Porter17935299
Johnson17544374
Hendricks16822310
Clark12697190
Madison12353337
Vigo12219244
Monroe11469166
LaPorte11162204
Delaware10366184
Howard9664211
Kosciusko9134114
Hancock7990139
Bartholomew7893155
Warrick7691155
Floyd7563176
Wayne6906198
Grant6844171
Boone6556100
Morgan6405138
Dubois6085117
Marshall5786108
Dearborn570376
Cass5685102
Henry5579101
Noble542683
Jackson493569
Shelby479495
Lawrence4342118
Gibson429089
Harrison428570
Clinton419753
Montgomery418086
DeKalb411184
Whitley380239
Huntington379880
Miami372865
Knox366689
Steuben365757
Putnam353160
Jasper350946
Wabash347878
Adams338052
Ripley334668
Jefferson313180
White308454
Daviess289499
Wells286481
Decatur279092
Fayette277262
Greene270785
Posey268833
Scott261153
LaGrange253670
Clay253544
Randolph235680
Washington231031
Spencer228031
Jennings225047
Fountain208845
Sullivan207942
Starke204752
Owen192356
Fulton192039
Jay186429
Carroll185920
Perry180736
Orange177853
Rush170724
Vermillion166043
Franklin165635
Tipton161043
Parke144616
Blackford133831
Pike130334
Pulaski113845
Newton104234
Brown100140
Crawford97614
Benton97113
Martin82915
Warren79715
Switzerland7698
Union69910
Ohio55811
Unassigned0408

Ohio Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1054807

Reported Deaths: 18991
CountyCasesDeaths
Franklin1225191356
Cuyahoga1074592069
Hamilton783261168
Montgomery50176996
Summit45557909
Lucas40298765
Butler37768570
Stark31513895
Lorain24246473
Warren23910293
Mahoning20946583
Lake20067362
Clermont19459229
Delaware18085130
Licking16149207
Fairfield15757197
Trumbull15627460
Medina14922259
Greene14706236
Clark13660293
Wood12806185
Portage12431196
Allen11352229
Richland11067198
Miami10548214
Muskingum8717127
Wayne8594209
Columbiana8569226
Pickaway8439121
Marion8390135
Tuscarawas8387240
Erie7600154
Hancock6730123
Ross6707146
Geauga6553146
Ashtabula6530165
Scioto6295101
Belmont5634158
Union558447
Lawrence5470102
Jefferson5343147
Huron5314114
Darke5273121
Sandusky5189120
Seneca5139120
Washington5087107
Athens503856
Auglaize476284
Mercer471984
Shelby456590
Knox4397108
Madison423959
Putnam421799
Ashland413488
Fulton410567
Defiance404296
Crawford3883101
Brown386955
Logan374476
Preble371098
Clinton362160
Ottawa357978
Highland347459
Williams328674
Champaign321557
Jackson308551
Guernsey307549
Perry290549
Fayette278048
Morrow275939
Hardin264764
Henry264366
Coshocton259857
Holmes253499
Van Wert239262
Pike233831
Gallia233446
Adams229152
Wyandot227553
Hocking209759
Carroll189447
Paulding168838
Meigs141738
Noble132937
Monroe128941
Morgan106823
Harrison105636
Vinton81614
Unassigned02
Fort Wayne
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Angola
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Huntington
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Fort Wayne
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Significantly cold air settles in across northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio Tuesday night.
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