Colleen Kelly is the host, co-creator and co-executive producer of the popular national public television series, Family Travel With Colleen Kelly. As an Emmy-nominated executive producer, family-travel expert, and engaging television personality, Colleen is sought-after for her expertise in the area of travel. She has been a featured speaker at high-profile travel industry events and has appeared in numerous radio and television broadcasts presenting the latest and greatest travel tips, products, services, and hotel/vacation deals for all types of travel, including couples, families and multigenerational.
✴ Travel Expert, Chicago television newscasts including WGN-TV, NBC5, and WCIU-TV
✴ Travel Influencer, World Travel & Tourism Council, 2015 global travel forum, Madrid, Spain (invitation-only event)
✴ Presenter, Women’s Travel Fest, New York City
✴ Presenter and Panel Expert, Public Relations Society of America Travel & Tourism Conference, Tampa
✴ Presenter and Panel Expert, Travel and Tourism Panel – Cision, Chicago
✴ Travel Expert, Walmart World Magazine feature article
✴ Travel Expert, TMS Family Travel Summit, Phoenix (invitation-only event)
✴ For a full list of Colleen in TV, Radio, Print and Digital, see Colleen In The News.
Colleen is also the co-creator, Emmy-nominated executive producer, and travel correspondent for NBC Chicago's 24/7 City Secrets series, which has consistently ranked #1 in Nielsen ratings for more than 6 years. Colleen is the co-founder and co-owner of Travel Film Productions, LLC, the Chicago-based multi-media TV and film production house that produces the popular National Public Television series, Family Travel with Colleen Kelly. She lives in a suburb of Chicago with her husband and two young daughters.