"Wow, just wow! Growing up in the DMV among industry greats, to receive this recognition from from VIPeVENTS Concierge was a true dream come true. Forever humbled and thankful. Giving God all the glory." - KNN
Kelsey was awarded during Women's History Month in March 2021 as a Woman of Faith. Kelsey was selected as one of 40 phenomenal Women of Faith who have greatly impacted and transformed businesses, communities, government, ministries, politics and their families while carrying with them, their Faith in God. She was selected for this award for their invaluable contributions to our Nation's Capital, the United States of America and the World. This award was sponsored by the following: Democratic State Committee Religious Council, DC Federation of Democratic Women, DC Women in Politics, President of the DCDSC Ethnic Caucus, DC Democratic Women's Club, Ward One Democrats, Missionary Baptist Ministers Conference of DC and Vicinity, Washington Interfaith Network and DC Women in Politics.
Kelsey was officially inducted into the Terrapin Club 30 Under 30 Class of 2022 on Saturday, January 29th at the Maryland men's basketball game versus the Indiana Hoosiers. Kelsey was recognized for her major impact in her communities and in her career, while supporting the university and embodying Maryland Pride.
Kelsey was featured in Bleacher Report's "The NFL Doesn't Run Without Women" campaign. Read the full feature here.
Kelsey was awarded the distinguished "Legacy Impact Award" during the 2020 Legacy Global Summit, a a virtual conference and an inter-generational bridge builder for emerging entrepreneurs and government agencies.
Kelsey had a profile feature in the Living Day by Day Magazine on her career in sports and unique background growing up in the DMV
Kelsey was featured in the December 2020 edition of STS Sports Magazine for their STS Women in Sports feature. Her feature begins on pg. 24. View her full feature here.
Kelsey was featured in Where it Begins Magazine sports issue as a major sports personality in the DMV. She shared her journey to working in sports media and how it led to working with the Washington Football Team. Read her full interview here.
Awarded for her work as host and executive producer of "Listen In With KNN" sports talk radio show/podcast at the second annual Next Generation Entertainment Awards.
Featured in a four page spread for her work on her show "Listen In With KNN" presented by Fox Sports Radio 96.9 FM and 1340 AM.
Honored as a WKYS "phenomenal Woman" and presented with WKYS "Top 30 Under 30" award class for 2017. Read full award description here.
Women In Sports Interview Series: Kelsey Nicole Nelson works hard every day to prove she belongs
She Leads Podcast: Leadership Empowerment for Women of Color with Broadcast Journalist Kelsey Nicole Nelson
Kelsey Nicole Nelson Visits The Winston Chaney Morning Show To Talk Everything Sports!!!
Kelsey Nicole Nelson sits down With Enspire to discuss women In journalism and sexism in the workplace.
During the University of Maryland homecoming week, Kelsey spoke at the Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Ms. Maryland African-American United 2015.
Selected as the 2015 Ms. Maryland African-American United 2015.
Platform: To increase minority representation in media and increase self-esteem in young Women.
Kelsey Nicole Nelson first entered pageantry after a modeling career after she wanted to make a difference in society and lead by example.
View some behind the scenes of parades Kelsey was featured in as a pageant queen.
Kelsey was featured on the Krystle Clear Pageantry blog. Read the full article here.
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