Maggie Kent
Maggie Kent is a proud Philadelphia native who joined the 6abc Action News team in April 2018 covering breaking, feature and general assignment stories.

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When Maggie Kent got the job at Action News, she got the chance to come home



Maggie started her career carrying her own camera through the streets of the Bronx as a multimedia journalist and reporter for News 12 The Bronx and Brooklyn. She eventually became the evening anchor, and it was there that she was nominated for an Emmy Award for her series "Wheels in Motion." The story follows the lives of two paralyzed New Yorkers who have founded a non-profit helping others regain their mobility.

In 2016, Maggie joined the team at WCBS in New York City. There, she covered a wide range of stories including the 2016 Presidential Debate at Hofstra University, terrorist attacks, storm coverage, and countless local and international issues.

Maggie is a graduate of Montclair State University and holds a bachelor's degree in Broadcasting. She grew up in the Italian Market, receiving her education in the Philadelphia Public School System at Central High School (267!).

Maggie is thrilled to return to the city she loves. She is a huge Philly Sports fan and an avid thrift-shopper.

Maggie's Stories
FEMA prepares for vaccination clinic at Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia
The doors of the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia will open for a FEMA-run vaccination clinic on Wednesday, with a plan to vaccinate 6,000 people per day.
Philadelphia opens 2nd neighborhood mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic
The Philadelphia Department of Public Health opened its second of three neighborhood mass COVID-19 vaccination centers Thursday for residents with appointments.
Johnson & Johnson single-dose COVID-19 vaccine protects against virus
Studies show the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is safe and 86% effective in preventing severe complications from COVID-19.
Pottstown man says snow plow is to blame for shattered windshield
A man from Pottstown, Pennsylvania says a snow plow is to blame for shattering his windshield while driving home Monday night.
Winter weather wreaks havoc on vaccine shipments, canceling appointments
The weather and shipping delays put a number of Covid vaccination appointments on hold. Now states are playing catch-up.
Massive turnout for Black Doctors COVID Consortium's 24-hour vaccination clinic
The turnout has been massive for the Black Doctors COVID Consortium's 24-hour vaccination clinic in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia health officials announce estimated COVID-19 vaccine timeline
Health officials announced an estimated timeline on when most Philadelphians could expect to be vaccinated.
Philadelphia announces $450 million loss in revenue, potential budget cuts
The city of Philadelphia announced Tuesday that its general fund could see up to a $450 million budget gap for fiscal year 2022, which starts in July.
Rainy morning in Lehigh Valley as ice storm warning expires
By early Tuesday morning, the latest storm to hit the region was bringing mostly rain while icing remained a worry.
Lehigh Valley in path of possible overnight ice storm
Residents in western Pennsylvania should be on alert as an Ice Storm Warning remains in effect through Tuesday morning.