Kellie Cowan is an award-winning multimedia journalist. She joined the FOX 13 News team in February 2016 and covers communities across the Tampa Bay region.
Kellie arrived in the Sunshine State by way of snowy Syracuse, where she worked as a news and sports reporter and was recognized annually by the Syracuse Press Club for her news, sports, and spot news coverage.
Kellie began her journalism career in the sports world, covering teams in both Washington, DC and Syracuse, NY before switching over to the news. While she still loves sports, she's enjoying the challenges and unique stories she gets to tackle in news and is excited to be able to be a fan once again.
A Virginia native, Kellie graduated from the College of William and Mary before going on to earn her master's at Georgetown University. During her time at W&M, Kellie had the opportunity to travel extensively through Europe. While working toward a double-major in International Studies and German, Kellie twice lived in Germany and spent a summer teaching English in Bosnia.
An avid runner and two-time Marine Corps Marathon finisher, Kellie is excited to take advantage of the beautiful Florida weather and snow-free running trails. When she's not pounding the pavement she loves to relax by the pool and check out new restaurants and breweries. She also enjoys preparing a home-cooked meal and cuddling up to a Wes Anderson movie with her rescue cat.
This year’s season fell into the normal predicted range forecast by NOAA, but brought with it two hurricanes, both of which made landfall in Florida.
A pair of Texas parents has a lot to be thankful for this year after their infant twins were rescued from a Russian orphanage.
An Embraer 110 loaded with more than 180 turkeys took off from Sarasota County this morning to deliver Thanksgiving meals to missionaries in the Bahamas and Haiti.
Between line entanglements and fishhooks, the Skyway Fishing Pier is the epicenter where many brown pelicans have died.
Although the Tampa International Airport remained open Thursday, that didn't mean travelers were guaranteed to have a smooth day. Before sunrise, dozens and dozens of flights were either canceled or delayed due to Tropical Storm Nicole.
There is a new way to get financial help if you were affected by Hurricane Ian. To sign up, you just have to head out to Tropicana Field.
School board members in Hillsborough County are approved a new logo and mascot at Chamberlain High. The former Chamberlain Chiefs will officially become the Chamberlain Storm.
The fight over the Hillsborough County transportation tax isn't over. Commissioners held an emergency meeting Thursday to decide their next move after a court ruled earlier this week the referendum should be removed from the ballot.
Hundreds of kids and families at Grady Elementary School in Tampa celebrated International Walk to School day by hitting the pavement Wednesday morning on their way to school.
Tuesday, October 11 is the last day Floridians may register to vote in the 2022 Midterm Election in four weeks. There may not be a choice for president on the ballot, but many notable elected offices – from Washington D.C. to the governor’s office to local government councils – to be chosen.