Blake Keller joined the 13 On Your Side KSWT news team in June 2017. Blake comes to the desert southwest from the Metro Detroit area. Blake moved away from Michigan to Chicago to attend Loyola University to pursue his passion in news. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism.
During his stay in Chicago, Blake and his news team for Loyola’s student newscast, Loyola News Chicago, won a regional Crystal Pillar award for “Outstanding Student Newscast”. He also worked as an executive producer for Loyola’s only student-run sports newscast, Rambler Sports Locker. In addition, Blake interned with the NBC 5 Morning News team, working with producers, the traffic department, reporters, and anchors. He assisted on stories including the national coverage of the Orlando Pulse shooting, the 2016 Summer Olympics, and Lollapalooza.
When Blake isn’t editing video, talking to people, or exploring the desert, he is attending concerts and music festivals, at the gym, or playing with his Terrier Mix.