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Keke Collins

News Reporter and Anchor

Previous Station:
WOAY-TV: Oak Hill, WV/ Anchor/Producer/ Reporter

Education:
BA Broadcast Journalism/ Political Science from Western Kentucky University

Hobbies:
In my free time I love to  travel, run, read, paddle board, and spend time with my family.

Hometown:
Richmond, KY

Community:
Crimestoppers board member and mentor with Big Brother and Big Sisters.

Family:
I have two brothers. The oldest lives in Los Angeles and the other in Atlanta.  My parents reside in the same Richmond, Kentucky home they bought together when they married nearly 40 years ago.

Favorite Story:
My most memorable story was about an inmate facing life in prison.  With only a fourth grade education, he made it a goal to get his GED. He hoped this would inspire his children to choose a better path in life.  I went to class with him and other inmates as they prepared for the test.

Favorite part about the Lowcountry:
The friendly folks, southern charm, rich history and spectacular beaches.

Email Keke at kcollins@live5news.com.

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