Kelli Saam Daybreak Anchor/Managing Editor

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Kelli Saam is an Emmy-award winning journalist who has reported on news events all the way from the Northstate to Nashville, Tennessee. Raised in suburban Chicago, Kelli graduated from Michigan State University, and went on to work at television stations in Michigan, Tennessee, Kentucky and California.

She joined KRCR in October 2010. After her many travels, it was the quality of life in the Redding-Chico area that attracted her to the Northstate. Kelli considers this the perfect place to raise a family.

Kelli and her husband Jerry Olenyn have two sons and are avid movie and sports fans. Her favorites include the Michigan State Spartans, USC Trojans and the Chicago Cubs.