Anchor, Multimedia Journalist
Kelsey McFarland joined the KSBY News team in May of 2017 as a weekend anchor and multimedia journalist. She’s thrilled to be on the Central Coast after starting her career in broadcast in Boise, Idaho as a multimedia journalist. During her time at KBOI-TV, Kelsey covered some of the country’s largest wildfires, a historic winter season and held politicians accountable in the state’s capitol.
Born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, Kelsey received her Associate’s degree in Communication from Taft College, where she played collegiate volleyball. She moved on to receive her Bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Las Vegas, Nevada. During those years, she gained professional experience as an intern at KVVU-TV and KLAS-TV.
A self-proclaimed adventurist, Kelsey spent her college years working as an activities director for Crystal Cruises. She organized the children and teen’s programs and published daily newspapers. So far, she’s visited 31 countries… with all of them to go!