Kelsey joined the Newschannel 4 team in January 2017 as a multimedia journalist. She is excited to call Oklahoma home.
Kelsey grew up in Springfield Illinois, home of Abraham Lincoln.
She started her reporting career at WCIA TV in the Capitol Bureau. She was part of a three person reporting team covering legislation, rallies and even the arrival of President Barack Obama. During this time Kelsey had the opportunity to learn to shoot, edit and report.

Kelsey graduated with a Master’s of Art degree in Public Affairs Reporting at the University of Illinois Springfield, teaching her the ethics of reporting on state politics.
On her days off Kelsey likes to try new foods and volunteering throughout the metro community with her church.

If you like for Kelsey to share your story or you want to recommend great places to eat, email her at Kelsey.gibbs@kfor.com.


Recent Articles
  • Metro officials prepare for controversial music festival

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The Lost Lakes Amphitheater in northeast Oklahoma City will host what’s called the 18th Gathering of the Juggalos this weekend. The music festival includes bands like the Insane Clown Posse, a group known for its hardcore hip-hop lyrics. Organizers expect nearly 8,000 people to attend. “I have met people from Alaska, well, this one from Connecticut,” said Kenneth Bailey, event staff. Bailey said he’s never heard of any problems but the music festival does have a reputation […]

  • Former Luther band teacher sentenced for inappropriate relationship with 12-year-old student

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Former Luther band teacher Kyle Whitmus will serve 20 years in a state prison. Whitmus’ sentence came down Monday for sending inappropriate text messages to a 12-year-old female student back in 2015. He was supposed to head to trial in just a few days but instead reached a plea deal with prosecutors. The most serious charge of first-degree rape was dropped. Instead, Whitmus entered a blind plea on two counts of inappropriate texting with a minor and […]

  • Employee who robbed own workplace arrested after being identified by his missing finger

    EDMOND Okla. — Jonas Grove needed to get some money from his job at Little Caesar’s on Bryant and Danforth in Edmond. So instead of waiting for payday, investigators say Grove decided to take matters into his own hands. “The suspect came in with a knife. He was wearing a mask and grabbed one of the employees at the front of the store that was refilling two-liter bottles in a fridge up front,” said Jenny Wagnon, Edmond PD spokesperson. It […]

  • Search warrant served at Purcell Police Department over possible missing evidence

    PURCELL, Okla. –  An Oklahoma police department is in hot water over possible missing evidence. Officer Richard Kyle Glasgow is the man at the center of the investigation. Items that were considered important to solving crimes were found at the officer’s home. Glasgow has been in previous trouble before after allegedly shooting a neighbor’s dog. He was then placed on administrative leave. “McClain County Sheriff’s Office was doing its own investigation and they came across something they thought was abnormal,” said […]

  • Crews battle large house fire, extreme heat in Edmond

    EDMOND, Okla. – A large house fire in Edmond, near Victoria Place and Ketch Drive, leaves a family homeless Wednesday night. “That occupant was able to get a dog out and himself out,” said Deputy Chief Chris Denton. The fire broke out from the back of the home, sending flames and smoke reaching as high as the sky. The fire department arrived on the scene within minutes. “We got the call at 25 minutes after 2, and we got here […]

  • Left lane law goes into effect in November for Oklahoma drivers

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Move right or get a ticket. You see it every day on highways across the state: Drivers cruising in the passing lane. But soon, hogging the left lane will cost you a hefty price. “You cannot get in that left lane, you cannot hang out in that left lane, even if you’re going fast,” said OHP Trooper Dwight Durant. In November, Oklahoma drivers will face some new rules on the road that will steer drivers away from […]

  • Parents with felony convictions petitioning to volunteer with Oklahoma City school district

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Some parents in the Oklahoma City Public School District are pushing for a change. Currently, if you have a felony conviction, you can’t volunteer with the district. “Research shows that many parents from low-income communities have felonies, which limit their ability to participate in school involvement,” said Stacey Lacour, a parent in Oklahoma City Public Schools. Lacour spoke in front of the Oklahoma City Public School Board just three weeks ago in order to save her kids’ school, […]

  • Country superstar Garth Brooks makes surprise visit to Oklahoma City Children’s Hospital

    OKLAHOMA CITY — The much-anticipated return of Oklahoma’s own Garth Brooks is happening this weekend! The country music superstar will hold four concerts in Oklahoma City starting Friday night. It has been 20 years since the singer performed in Oklahoma City and he said he’s glad to be back. “And that’s the one message that Oklahoma sends better than any place on the planet, is you have friends, you have family,” said Brooks. “The fact this is home, you take […]

  • “Somebody could have been seriously hurt,” Stillwater residents upset over tree causing problems

    STILLWATER, Okla. – A group of residents want to uproot what they’re calling a dangerous problem. Stillwater residents say a large tree limb came crashing down close to homes and this isn’t the first time it’s happened. “I was walking around the corner, just got my mail and heard a ‘crash’ and ‘bam,’” said Terry Broadwater. “All of a sudden I heard this crackling sound,” said Ilias Albers. It’s a sound all too familiar for the Stillwater neighborhood. “I ran […]

  • Pools close early due to shortage of qualified lifeguards

    WATONGA Okla. – The pool at Roman Nose State Park has been a tradition for many families, but unfortunately in less than a week the pool will be closed. And, families we spoke to are devastated. “I really hate to see it not be here for the kids,” said Sue Taylor. Summertime at Roman Nose State Park is all about swimming, a tradition for Taylor and her daughter. “I grew up coming out here, well, every summer,” said Jolee Bence. […]

  • ODOT delays mowing along highways in effort to save butterfly population

    OKLAHOMA CITY – There has been a growing number of calls to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation from drivers about tall grass along our interstates. Every year, workers mow 130,000 acres in Oklahoma. “To break that down in Oklahoma County, that’s about 3,000 acres, 2,500 of which are on interstates,” said Terri Angier, ODOT Spokesperson. Grass and weeds along I-35, Hefner Parkway and I-44 sit at about 3 feet tall along embankments and ramps. However, this year, crews purposefully got […]