Kelli Gillespie



Kelli Gillespie calls San Diego home but commutes regularly to Los Angeles, New York and other various domestic, and international, locations on assignment.

Kelli is currently Editor-in-Chief of the national magazine publication, Risen which focuses on the heart and soul of actors, athletes and musicians. Under Risen Media the multihyphenate co-produced her first feature film Hardflip, starring Rosanna Arquette, John Schneider and Randy Wayne which is set for a Summer 2012 release. Kelli serves as Executive Producer on a western called The Sorrow with Michael Madsen and John Savage set for release later this year.

Kelli has been an integral part of XETV CW6 (Formerly FOX) in San Diego since 2002. From reporting, hosting and producing… her talent shines on San Diego 6 in the Morning and San Diego Living. She has done red carpet interviews for Independent Spirit Awards, Teen Choice Awards, Billboard Awards, and Comic Con International. She’s covered American Idol and sat down one-on-one with the biggest names in the industry including George Clooney, Angelina Jolie, Tom Hanks, Robert DeNiro, and Julia Roberts. Kelli was also seen on the show Southern California Life airing weeknights on KVMD-TV in Los Angeles with her Celebrity Corner segments.

Born and raised in Northern California, Kelli jump-started her television career at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego where she graduated cum laude with a BA in Mass Communications. Kelli’s faith, family and friends are extremely important to her and when she’s not working she devotes all her time to them!

Find more at:

Primary Outlet

San Diego 6 (CW)

Additional Outlets

Wake Up San Diego! and San Diego Living