TV Reporter & Radio Host Kelsey Nicole Nelson (KNN)

Award-winning journalist

Sports/Entertainment Reporter



Kelsey Nicole Nelson is a leading broadcast journalist, public relations/marketing specialist and event host. As a freelance sports reporter/anchor Kelsey has covered some of the top sporting events on a local, state and national level — making a true mark in the sports media industry. Even at a young age, Kelsey continues to grow her brand as a journalist and has become a well-known personality in the area. 



From hosting televised broadcast programs, to awards dinners and much more, Kelsey brings an excitement factor to every event with a charisma, intelligence, grace and power. Book her now to host your next special event. 



Most recently, Kelsey was recognized as the "DMV Sports Media Person of the Year." For her work in sports media she's also been named to the WKYS "Top 30 Under 30" class! Kelsey has received executive citations in the state of Maryland and has been recognized for her broadcast work, academic achievements and for her community work.



Kelsey continues to be a pillar in the community helping to educate the next generation of young broadcasters. In addition to mentoring students at Doral College where she teaches, Kelsey serves on the Board of the Most Valuable Kids Organization and as an ambassador for the National Association of Black Journalists Sports Task Force. 


About Kelsey

Kelsey was born and raised in a sports family! The daughter of an avid Gramblinite, Kelsey grew up in a world of Bayou Classics and played a variety of sports growing up. She then went on to study Broadcast Journalism at the University of Maryland-College Park and Georgetown University. Today Kelsey works as a freelancer who has worked with SB Nation, NASCAR, ESPN Radio, FOX Sports Radio, the Big East Digital Network and lots more! 


The Professor

Kelsey is an instructor at Doral College where she teaches "Intro to Radio and Podcasting (MMC 2122 Radio)" and helps to manage the students work on Slam! Radio on Sirius XM Ch. 145. 


Freelance Sports Reporter/Host Kelsey Nicole Nelson's Demo Reel.

The Sports Sound of the District and Beyond

 This energetic new show will turn the volume up on the sports and entertainment world. Kelsey's guests will be invited to different locations like the sport’s lounge where she will share her thoughts on any and all things sports. She will discuss the latest things on Twitter and everything trending. She will get to know her guests over good food & drinks and, hopefully, get the 411. She will put them to the test as she enters into herQ&A trivia session then challenge guests to a health & fitnes

Listen In With KNN

The Memphis Grizzles Gorgui Dieng Joins Show

The Memphis Grizzles Gorgui Dieng Joins Show

The Memphis Grizzles Gorgui Dieng Joins Show


Memphis Grizzles center Gorgui Dieng to the show to discuss Islam in the NBA, his philanthropic efforts, what's next for the NBA in light of Covid-19 and his home country of Senegal. Listen here

Former WWE Star Diamond Dallas Page Joins

The Memphis Grizzles Gorgui Dieng Joins Show

The Memphis Grizzles Gorgui Dieng Joins Show


WWE Hall of Famer & 3 time WCW champion Diamond “Dallas” Page joins host Kelsey Nicole Nelson on "Listen In With KNN." Listen to the full show here


Past Events

Past Events

Past Events

Kelsey Nicole & Rick "Doc" Walker serve as the red carpet hosts for the Franklin. D. Watkins Award.

29th Annual Franklin D. Watkins Award red carpet host alongside Rick Doc Walker. 

Past Events

Past Events

Past Events


Innovation in Isolation: IG Live webinar presented by the National Association of Black Journalists' Sports Task Force.


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