Kelsey Johnson is a reporter at 12News and in the past five years she has worked in the production, promotions and news departments.

Johnson is a Southeast Texas girl who was raised in Evadale and has deep roots and a huge love for southeast Texas.

She received a bachelor's degree in communication from Lamar University in 2015.

While in college, Johnson won a first place documentary award in the Houston Club, student competition. She also won a first place award in the “Talk Show” category at the Press Club of Southeast Texas' annual Excellence in the Media competition.

Johnson loves telling heart-warming stories so, if you know someone making a difference in our area, email her at kjohnson2@12newsnow.com.