Paige Kelton

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Paige Kelton
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Born San Francisco, California, United States
Occupation Journalist
Notable credit(s) investigative reporter/Anchor Action News on WJAX-TV/WFOX-TV in Jacksonville, Florida
Title Investigative Reporter

Paige Kelton is an investigative reporter and Special Projects Manager on Action News Jax' at WJAX-TV/WFOX-TV in Jacksonville, Florida. Previously she anchored all evening newscasts (5, 5:30, 6, 11 on WJAX-TV and an hour-long 10 p.m. newscast on WFOX-TV).

Kelton was raised in San Francisco, California. She studied telecommunications and journalism, earning her degree from Chico State University. While attending the university, she was employed by National Public Radio.

She worked as an anchor and reporter in Nebraska, including at KOLN-TV.

Kelton has received 8 Emmy nominations, and was awarded the Emmy for Excellence in crime reporting and evening newscast.[clarification needed] She was honored by the Florida AP Broadcasters Association for Individual Achievement and received The Edward R. Murrow Award for hard news.[citation needed]

She joined the then-WAWS in 1996 as an anchor, and began anchoring on sister station WTEV in 2002. .[1]

For most of her career at the Jacksonville duopoly, she anchored CBS 47 News at 6 and Fox 30 News at 10. However, when WTEV and WAWS rebranded into one brand known as Action News, she was promoted to Special Projects Manager.s.[2]

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