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
Tri-State officials say COVID-19 vaccine supply can't meet demand
As part of President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion plan, $20 billion will support a goal of 100 million COVID-19 vaccinations within his first 100 days in office.
Man accused of shooting, killing Temple grad was released from jail 2 weeks earlier: Officials
The man identified as a suspect in the killing of a recent Temple University graduate who was shot while walking his dog had been released from jail on reduced bail just two weeks prior.
Suspect in Milan Loncar killing in Brewerytown was released from jail 2 weeks prior on reduced bail
The man identified as a suspect in the killing of a recent Temple graduate, who was shot while walking his dog, had been released from prison on reduced bail just two weeks prior.
Philadelphia Police: Uptick in armed robberies and carjackings in University City
In the 18th police district, armed robberies were up 20 percent in 2020, and gun arrests were up 40 percent.
Construction worker rescued from 41st floor of Center City high-rise
Specially trained Philadelphia fire department personnel were able to aide the 60-year-old man.
Philadelphia detective under investigation after allegedly attending Trump rally in DC
The Philadelphia Police Department's Internal Affairs Bureau is probing whether a detective played any role in Wednesday's riot on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
Local men describe firsthand experiences of riot at US Capitol
Anthony Cimino, of Wynnewood, shot a video with his cellphone after climbing scaffolding to get to a balcony on the U.S. Capitol, watching as tear gas and flashbangs were deployed.
COVID-19 vaccination sites pop up across South Jersey
COVID-19 vaccination sites are popping up across South Jersey.
Montgomery County opens healthcare worker vaccine clinic
It's a shot in the arm for healthcare workers who are part of Group 1A designated to receive the vaccine in Montgomery County.
Montgomery, Delaware counties to open mass COVID-19 vaccination sites
The Montgomery County Community College gym will soon become a COVID-19 vaccination site.