IMG_3094 2Kellie Dietrich is currently a writer for the Reading Eagle and a freelance writer for Lehigh Valley Style. She graduated summa cum laude from DeSales University in 2017 with a B.A. in communication and minor in journalism. Kellie served as the editor-in-chief of the student newspaper The Minstrel after serving as features editor and staff writer. In spring 2017, Kellie won the Senior Communication Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Before freelancing, Kellie interned at Lehigh Valley Style and she has also interned at the Lehigh Valley Arts Council and swb&r, an advertising agency.

With the Reading Eagle, Lehigh Valley Style, The Minstrel and other publications, Kellie has published over 150 pieces from news to opinion to features on a variety of topics from women’s rights to music reviews. Kellie loves telling other people’s stories and giving a voice to issues that are often controversial to cover. See the full list of all her published writing on the Portfolio page.

In her free time, Kellie likes to read, draw, be outdoors, spend time with friends and family and, of course, write.


Kellie with her last issue of The Minstrel as editor-in-chief.

Read her last Letter from the Editor’s desk published in The Minstrel, here.