Kelly Chapman returned home to Utah and joined FOX13 in 2012. An early bird by nature, Kelly started her career in morning news at KUTV in Salt Lake City before moving on to KOVR CBS13/CW31 to the number one morning show in Sacramento California, Good Day Sacramento. There Kelly reported during the week on both local breaking news events and features and then anchored the weekend morning show. While nearby surf and California sun were fun, Kelly and her family wanted to get back to fresh air and mountains in Utah. Kelly joined Fox13 as first a reporter before moving to the anchor chair on the weekend edition of Good Day Utah. In 2015 Kelly joined the crew Monday thru Friday starting at 4:30am on GDU. In October 2018 Kelly joined Max Roth, co-anchoring live at 4 and Bob Evans on Fox 13 News at 5 and 9.
Kelly and her meteorologist husband have 3 children and love to spend time together as a family. With a passion for beautiful spaces and homes, Kelly loves interior design, rearranging furniture, baking, gardening, taking her dog for a walk and Hallmark Christmas movies.

Recent Articles
  • Gift of Hope: Organ donor and recipient share special bond

    Once a week through the holidays, we bring you stories of love and life surrounding organ donation. This week’s “Gift of Hope” segment shows the journey a pair of women took that began with a selfless act of giving.

  • Gift of Hope: Years later, organ recipient urges others to register as donors

    To kick off our 2019 Gift of Hope series, a young man who knows firsthand the power of organ transplants wants to share his message. Hear from heart transplant recipient George Little, along with his parents Spencer and Ashlie.

  • South Weber mayor skydives into elementary school’s field day

    SOUTH WEBER, Utah — The excitement was high at this year’s field day at South Weber Elementary as South Weber Mayor Jo Sjoblom made a successful landing onto the school’s field — after jumping from a plane. “Oh man!” Sjoblom exclaimed. “It was exhilarating and terrifying at the same time. I`ve never done anything like that before. [I’m] not a real thrill seeker, so this was crazy!” Her skydiving experience comes after a special invitation from sixth-grader Declan McAlhany. “I […]

  • Tooele man joins country singer on stage

    PARK CITY, Utah — Twenty-one-year-old Carver Louis is an up-and-coming country singer who plays a lot of small clubs and county fairs. But on a recent Friday night, he was excited to win tickets to somebody else’s sold-out show — Chris Janson. Chris Janson has written some of country music’s biggest hits and is the youngest member of Grand Ole Opry. He met up with Louis before the show. “Took a quick picture, and when I was leaving I was […]

  • These ballet dancers play lovebirds on the stage – and in real life

    The ballet Swan Lake is full of romance — a princess who lives as a swan by day, and a prince looking for true love. And while Swan Lake is always beautiful to watch, Ballet West’s Swan Lake is extra special. That’s because it’s two leads – Beckanne Sisk and Chase O’Connell — are in love in real life. Sisk and O’Connell first met in 2012. Seven years later, while Sisk’s parents were visiting from Texas, O’Connell decided to pop […]

  • Wellness Wednesday: Intermountain Healthcare developing app to monitor heart health

    SALT LAKE CITY — Eleven years ago, Steve Jensen was experiencing severe nausea and trouble breathing. Deciding his symptoms were more than that of a cold or flu, Jensen went to the hospital — where he learned he was experiencing what doctors call a “stemi attack,” or full blockage of a coronary artery. According to doctors, Jensen was lucky to be alive. “I can remember when all was said and done, they [were] just saying, you are extremely lucky to […]

  • Wellness Wednesday: inversion and its effects

    (KSTU) — Salt Lake Valley residents experience a dip in air quality every year during winter time. For more sensitive people, the effects are even worse. Bill McKinley’s pulmonary doctor’s appointments are detailed, discussing his Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).  He said he typically has trouble breathing during this part of the year. Pulmonologist Dr. Denitza Blagev works at Intermountain Healthcare and researches Utah’s air. She said even people who aren’t especially sensitive to the bad air are affected, though they […]

  • Gift of Hope: Son who died in Utah accident has legacy continue on, through the gift of organ donation

    In recent years, the holidays have not been good to Rhonda Johnson. On the night of December 13, 2014, Johnson’s husband and child were both killed in a bad accident. Thankfully, Johnson’s son’s legacy lives on, through the gift of organ donation. To hear Johnson’s full story, watch the video above. For information on how to become an organ donor, click here.

  • Gift of Hope: He was burned on over 50 percent of his body, but the magic of organ donation is helping him heal

    Having grown up in a small town, Brennen Christensen is a cowboy who cherishes his family. When he was a boy, at around 11, he said that his family would burn their garbage. One day, they decided to pour gasoline on the garbage, when things went horribly wrong. Christensen’s shirt caught on fire. He received burns on over half of his body. After being rushed to the hospital, Christensen was put into a medically-induced coma for three weeks, while his family […]

  • Gift of Hope: Father and daughter bonded through the miracle of organ donation

    SALT LAKE CITY — The bond between Bobby Allen Jr. and his daughter, Ashley Perez, is strong but could have ended far too soon. Problems for Bobby started a long time ago. He had vision and heart problems, uncontrollable blood pressure and kidney disease. Bobby was immediately put on a kidney transplant list after he found out he had kidney failure, and bought time by being on dialysis every day for three years. After having no match, Bobby’s daughter took […]

  • Gift of Hope: Two children with liver disease get new hope, life from power of organ donation

    The power of organ donation helped two beautiful souls, Brycen Mcken and Sophie Hansen. A childhood disease of the liver that impacts bile ducts can lead to liver malfunction. That disease is something Byrcen and Sophie knew too well. Sophie was put on the liver transplant list when she was 11-years-old due to the disease. Brycen was put on the transplant list at only four months old. Both the children were waiting, when they got a life-saving answer from not […]

  • Gift of Hope: Young, active woman waiting for kidney transplant following disease diagnosis

    Four months ago, Megan Shimizu knew that something was drastically wrong. She woke up and her heart was pounding out of her chest and she couldn’t breathe. Shimizu found out she had a kidney disease that results in the inflammation of the kidneys and creates an inability to filter waste from the blood, leading to dire consequences. She is now on the list for an organ donation, but with an unknown time of when it could happen. Watch the video […]

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