Prior to CNBC, Kellie worked in USA Today's New York Bureau for the money section covering personal finance and consumer trends. She was a staff writer at a news agency in Nebraska, covering transportation, and worked in South Korea for several years where she wrote about science while freelancing for publications like Women's Wear Daily and Groove Korea. Kellie interned for Scripps Howard in Washington, D.C. after finishing her undergraduate degree and later spent time in Peru sharpening her Spanish-Language skills.
Kellie received her master's degree in business reporting from City University of New York in Manhattan and her undergraduate degree in photojournalism and American Sign Language from San Francisco State University.
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