Chelsea Ellsworth

POSTED: 12:04 PM May 26 2014   UPDATED: 7:09 PM Jul 18 2015

Chelsea is a producer at NewsChannel 12 and FOX Eastern Carolina

Chelsea is a 2014 graduate from Queens University of Charlotte. She Majored in Sport Communications and minored in American Political Studies.

At Queens, Chelsea was an active member in the Alpha Omicron Chapter of Kappa Delta serving as chapter president and Treasure. While in college, Chelsea interned with Time Warner Cable News and The WCCB.

Chelsea grew up in New Bern, North Carolina. She graduated in 2010 from New Bern High School.



Chelsea's Most Recent Stories

Man arrested for larceny and drug related charges

A New Bern man has been charged with breaking and entering and drug paraphernalia.

Deputies continue searching for third suspect in home invasion

The Craven County and Pamlico County Sheriff's Office are searching for a third suspect wanted in 2014 home invasion.

Ribbon cutting ceremony brings hope of more tourism

The Church Street dock in downtown Swansboro is officially open. A ribbon cutting was held for the dock this morning.

Students participate in "living" wax museum

Students at Pactolous Elementary School in Pitt County are learning in a fun way by holding what is called a "living" wax museum.

Police search for armed robbery suspects

Greenville police are searching for two men responsible for an armed robbery at the KFC on Greenville Blvd. near Cherry Court.

Former soldier convicted, faces up to 20 years in prison

A man convicted of attempted first degree murder will spend up to 20 years in prison.

Police search for vending machine breaking and entering suspect

Police are asking for help identifying a man wanted for breaking and entering into a vending machine.

Undercover gambling sting leads to eight arrests

Eight people are arrested in an undercover video gambling sting, according to Onslow County Sheriff Hans Miller.

Suspect identified in Handy Mart break-in

The Winterville Police Department is searching for a man wanted for breaking into a convenience store and stealing several cartons of cigarettes.

Jacksonville teen still missing Wednesday morning

A North Carolina silver alert was announced Tuesday for a missing endangered teenager, Dominic Francis Tumminello.

ECU student and one other charged after shots fired at officers

Two people have been charged in connection with shots fired as the Greenville Regional Drug Task Force attempted to serve a warrant search Tuesday.

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Winterville intersection closed until 6 a.m. on Wednesday

An intersection in Pitt County will be closed until 6 a.m. on Wednesday.

Man convicted, sentenced for assaulting officer

A man convicted of assaulting an officer in Pamlico County has been sentenced to 3-5 years in prison.

Pamlico County police charge woman with filing false report

Pamlico County deputies say a woman faked an assault and blamed her ex-husband.

Known gang member arrested on drug charges in Pamlico Co.

A known gang member and alleged heroin dealer is behind bars, according the Pamlico County Sheriff's Office.

Mobile home catches fire, firefighters investigating

Investigators are looking into a kitchen fire at a home in New Bern Wednesday night.

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Deputies investigating home invasion in Craven County

The Craven County Sheriff's Department is investigating a home invasion and shooting in Craven County.

County officials celebrate construction of new middle school

Members of the Onslow County School District are celebrating the start of construction of a new middle school.

GPD: Missing teen found safe

Greenville Police say they safely found a missing 15-year-old boy thanks to the help of social media.

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Construction worker killed on Camp Johnson building site identified

The identity of a man who fell off a building at Camp Johnson and later died is released.

World War I exhibit opens at Tryon Palace

Tryon Palace officials said World War I artifacts, collections and exhibits will be on display at Tryon Palace and The North Carolina History Center.

Child care worker wins $150,000 in lottery

A Jacksonville child care worker won $150,000 in the North Carolina Education Lottery.

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Officials warn of increased military presence

Officials with Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point said ground forces will be training at Outlying Landing Field Atlantic and the Pamlico Sound.

Tryon Palace officials announce Fourth of July celebration

Tryon Palace officials have announced their plan for the Fourth of July holiday.

Pitt County man arrested on kidnapping and robbery charges

According to Greenville Police, Shequille Haddock was arrested Friday for a crime last week.

New Bern community named on 50 best places to retire

A community in New Bern is listed as one of the best places to retire in the United States.

Deputies say more than 100 units of LSD seized, man charged

Deputies arrested a Swansboro man in the Onlsow County jail on drug trafficking charges.

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Crystal Coast July 4 celebration schedule announced

City and town officials along the Crystal Coast announced their plans for July 4 celebrations.

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City of New Bern announces July 4th celebration plan

New Bern city officials announced their plan for July 4 afternoon and fireworks plan at Lawson Creek Park.

New Bern police say man assaults officer with rifle

Police arrested a man for allegedly assaulting a New Bern police officer with a rifle.

Man facing charges for alleged sexual assault at campground pool

A Jonesville man is facing several charges in connection with an alleged sexual assault at a campground pool in Newport.

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Commandant: Marines could be affected by govt. data breach

The Commandant of the United States Marine Corps wants Marines to be aware that the military could be affected by the recent government data breach.

Possible shark attack off the North Carolina coast

Our Wilmington ABC station, WWAY, reports that Mayor Debbie Smith got a report around 12:40 this afternoon that a 13-year-old girl was bitten by a shark.

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Governor congratulates Southport on 'Happiest Seaside Town in America' title

Governor Pat McCrory congratulated the town of Southport for receiving the title of Happiest Seaside Town in America.

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Troopers: Suspect drove 140 mph, crashed into patrol car

The Highway Patrol confirmed a motorcycle driver was traveling over 140 mph and crashed into a patrol cruiser.

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Access fees raised at Pitt Community College

The Pitt Community College Board of Trustees votes to more than triple a student fee.

Troopers: Road reopens after wreck, driver charged

All roads leading to the intersection of Highway 241 and Sarecta Road in Duplin County are back open Friday night.

Drug dealer accused of using a child to sell drugs is sentenced to prison

District Attorney Scott Thomas announced Timothy Gaskill, Jr., 38, is convicted of intentionally employing a minor under the age of 12 to commit drug offense.

Inmate found hanging unconscious in shower of jail cell

The sheriff said early Tuesday morning a Duplin County jail inmate was found hanging unresponsive in his jail cell.

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Deputies: 8-year-old accidentally shoots 12-year-old relative in arm

Deputies confirm an 8-year-old accidently shoots his 12-year-old relative in Pitt County.

Four-month long drug investigation, 2 arrests made

Investigators end a four-month long investigation by arresting two men.

High school athletic director suspended pending investigation

The New Bern High School athletic director was suspended with pay pending an investigation into a personal matter, according to the school system.

Police: Teen charged with 14 counts of car break-ins

Morehead City Police said a 17-year-old is charged with 14 counts of breaking and entering of motor vehicles.


Police: Suspect dies after being shot in home invasion

One man is dead after being shot when he forced his way into a home in Winterville, according to police.

Deputies: 130 grams of marijuana seized in traffic stop

Two men are arrested for possession of 130 grams of marijuana.

One person flown to hospital following crash on busy highway

Troopers confirm a wreck on Highway 17 outside of Pollocksville around noon Wednesday sent three people to the hospital.

Two people killed in rollover wreck

The Highway Patrol confirms a man and three-year-old are killed in wreck on Highway 64 near Rocky Mount.

NCDOT preparing to make repairs to section NC 12

The North Carolina Department of Transportation is making repairs to parts of NC 12 in Kitty Hawk.

Bus carrying 30 students involved in minor wreck

Onslow County spokesperson, Suzie Ulbrich, said a School bus carrying 30 students was involved in a minor crash.

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Students to hold candlelight vigil for earthquake victims

East Carolina University students will hold a candlelight vigil in honor of the earthquake victims in Nepal.