Keely Arthur

Keely joined the News 3 Now team in August 2015. She attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison and studied Journalism & Mass Communication and History. She was a former News 3 Now intern. She returned to News 3 Now after spending a year honing her storytelling, and anchoring skills at WKBT in La Crosse.

What is your favorite part about living in Madison?

The Summer! The UW Terrace, Concerts on the Square, boating on the lakes, I could go on and on.

What do you like to do in your spare time? 

My parents have a cabin on Lauderdale Lakes in Elkhorn Wis., I love to go there to unwind.

What is your favorite kind of ice cream? 

Froyo, please.

What is your favorite place to vacation? 

I just got back from the Dominican Republic. It’s incredibly beautiful and the people are so kind.

Who is your hero and why?

Jackie Kennedy. She struggled with a lot of tragedy but was able to remain strong and composed. I don’t think I will ever get sick of reading about her.

What was your favorite band when you were in high school? 

Nirvana… I was a teenager in the wrong decade.

If you could possess one superhuman power, what would it be? 

To control time.

What are you really bad at that you’d love to be great at? 

Cooking, my boyfriend says I’m good but he’s just trying to be nice.

What is your most memorable travel experience?

I spent a month in New Zealand and it was breath taking. My two good friends and I rented a car and drove all around the North and South Islands. I secretly want to move there and run a winery.


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