Adventurer, Surfer, Journalist
Many on California’s Central Coast wake up to Keli Moore as she anchors the Daybreak show on KSBY (NBC) with Richard Gearhart. Her days begin early, the alarm goes off at 2:45 a.m., but she stays focused and energetic throughout the day by keeping up with the latest health trends. The human aspect of journalism is Keli’s passion — and its through reporting that she has the ability to connect meaningful causes with her audience. Best known for her Healthy Living and Foodie Friday segments on KSBY, she shares her latest findings in local and national advances in health — and how the food you eat affects wellbeing.
Career & EducationBefore arriving in San Luis Obispo to join the KSBY news team, Keli worked for several affiliates in California; including Time Warner Cable's Channel 3 News in north Los Angeles, KPSP (CBS), and KESQ (ABC). Keli’s career in journalism started after graduating from Masters in Broadcast Journalism program at University of Southern California (USC) in 2009. With previous courses of study in Public Communication, Economics and Art History — journalism became the outlet where her combined experiences could naturally merge.
International AssignmentsIn 2008, Keli had the opportunity to work at CNN’s Asia headquarters in the months leading up to the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The opportunity to work in the rapid-fire international newsroom prepared her for the increasingly fast-paced nature of news reporting that we see today.
BackgroundAn ocean lover at heart, Keli grew up far from the beach in Sedona, Arizona. There, she grew an affinity for the outdoors and a great respect for nature. Her childhood and teen years were anything but ordinary. She trained for the Junior Olympics as a downhill skier, and spent a lot of time with her Grandfather, Jack Meany, a pilot and seaman, spurring Keli’s interest in aviation and sailing. As Keli got older, she started to travel. Spending large chunks of time living out of a bag traveling across Africa, Europe, Asia, New Zealand and even to the Galapogos Islands. Today, whenever she has the time, you can find Keli surfing, snowboarding, hiking, Crossfit training and practicing yoga. If you have a cause, story, or charitable event that you’d like Keli to be a part of, please email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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