Tricia Fulks Kelley is a freelance digital journalist based in the Lexington, Ky., area.

One of the Online News Association’s 2012 MJ Bear fellows, she currently holds contracts with the Smithsonian Institution, assisting projects in online presence, outreach and storytelling. Kelley also teaches and develops online curriculum at West Virginia University’s Reed College of Media and most recently served as associate producer for The Peabody award-winning, Emmy-nominated interactive documentary, “Hollow.” She previously had positions at PBS Frontline, The Journal (Martinsburg, W.Va.) and The Shepherdstown (W.Va.) Chronicle, and she has written for The Charleston Daily Mail, WV Living Magazine and various online publications.

An award-winning journalist and newspaper editor with honors from the West Virginia Press Association and the Society of Professional Journalists, Kelley holds a master’s degree in interactive journalism from American University and a bachelor’s degree in news-editorial from West Virginia University.

Kelley currently resides in Richmond, Ky., with her husband where she continues to pursue personal and professional storytelling projects.