As a young child growing up in the City of Detroit, Ingrid Kelley knew she would one day embark on a career as a Television Reporter. Today, she is doing that and much more.
Ingrid has enjoyed success as an On-Camera Talent, Writer, Voice-Over Artist and Producer in several markets including; New York City, Detroit, and Milwaukee. Currently based in Detroit, Ingrid works as a Multimedia Journalist and her reporting is seen on Fox 2 Detroit. Ingrid is grateful for the opportunity to connect with and report on the lives of the people living in Southeast Michigan.
Prior to relocating back to her hometown, Ingrid was based in New York City. During her stint in the Big Apple, she wore many hats; including working as a Writer at Fox News Channel, an On-Air Talent for several cable news outlets, and a Freelance Producer/Writer for Black Enterprise Business Report.
Ingrid enjoys spending time with her family and is thankful for their support. She is the daughter of Ernest Kelley and Gwendolyn Kelley-Daniels. Her parents helped mold her into the woman she is today and inspire her to reach for the stars. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of Michigan and a Master of Arts degree from Wayne State University. She is a member of the Detroit Chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists and gives back to her community as a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. -Alpha Rho Omega Chapter.
A firm believer in "Each One, Teach One," Ingrid serves as a mentor to students seeking career advice. She believes the knowledge she has gained through academia and professional experiences enables her to encourage students to embark on their own careers and turn professional aspirations into reality.
"It took less than five minutes to come in, fill out paperwork, and get vaccinated," said Jacqueline Turner.
The city of Detroit has officially opened four vaccination sites taking walk-in patients with no appointment required.
"You can walk in at TCF, no appointment. At TCF park on the roof and take the elector down, the Farwell Rec Center, Northwest Activity Center, and Samaritan Center on Connor," Duggan said.
In an effort to ramp up vaccination numbers which have stalled around the country, Detroit is unveiling vaccination clinics with no appointment needed.
"We do want kids to meet what a trooper really is," Shaw said. "(A trooper) is somebody who has got a family, playing sports, coaching, trying to make a better life for themselves and their family - and a better life in their community."
The Michigan State Police Trooper Explorer program is looking for 14 to 21 year olds to be trained and mentored.
Many Michigan SOS services are available online or at kiosks.
Nine locations across the state have been temporarily shuttered for deep cleaning after COVID-19 exposure reports.
"The public's perception, no doubt, is changing," he said. "And I think in the future, stores like ours will continue to do well even though the competition is increasing."
The grand opening celebration continues through April 20th or 420 also known as the day of the worldwide cannabis celebration.