Kelly Collis


Kelly Collis has a dry sense of humor and living her best life being a single mom of two. She got her big break in morning radio when one of her good friends, Tommy McFly, asked her if she wanted to host a morning show with him. Never having experience on the radio and searching for the next chapter of her life after her divorce, she agreed.

Prior to her big radio break, Kelly had been working in the D.C. area for more than 17 years. She founded CityShopGirl, a subscription email publication, delivering updates on lifestyle in the D.C. area. Her byline appears in many area publications, and she is frequently on TV commenting on trends in fashion, shopping and dining. In 2011 and 2012, she was named the “top influencer” on Twitter by The Washington Post.

Kelly worked as director of marketing for National Jean Company, a nationwide women’s retailer. Kelly was also a partner at DBC Public Relations for five years where she counseled both private and public companies in the consumer and media sectors. She graduated with a BA in economics from Trinity College in Hartford, CT, and returned to D.C. to work on Capitol Hill for members of Congress.

Born at Walter Reed Hospital and raised in D.C., Kelly is a daughter of an Army doctor and a flight attendant. She loves spending time with her kids, following Washington sports teams, especially the Nationals, finding great brunch spots, sweaty yoga, following trends in online dating and lazy days at the beach.

Katryna and James standing in front of the wheel at National Harbor.  (© Max Krupka Washington Executive Photographic Services.)

The Wedding at National Harbor: Katryna and James Tied the Knot

James and Katryna said “I do” during a beautiful ceremony at National Harbor in the Sunset Room by Wolfgang Puck.



5 Reasons Frank Sinatra is Taylor Swift’s Spirit Animal

Taylor Swift’s passion for music and her recent move to New York City are reminiscent of another famous crooner, Frank Sinatra.


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‘Twin Peaks’ is Returning to Television

I was excited to learn “Twin Peaks” is returning to the small screen in 2016 for a 25th anniversary revamp on Showtime


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The Release of the iPhone 6 Changes Fashion

When Apple announced the new iPhone 6 phone and watch, they invited top fashion editors and bloggers in an attempt to make wearable gadgets stylish.



Diner en Blanc Comes to DC

If you don’t know what it is, it’s a foodies phenomenon of elegance and style, where dining traditions intersect with funk.



Drink of the Summer: Orange Crush

Last week, I went on vacation to Rehoboth and there is one drink everyone can’t seem to get enough of – Orange Crush.


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Kelly Collis ‘Roars’ at Katy Perry’s First D.C. Show

Katy Perry wrapped up the first of two shows in D.C. and did it with class and style. Check out pictures of her first night in D.C.


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Kelly’s Top 5 Tommy Show Memories

After three years with The Tommy Show, I decided to pick my five favorite moments being on air in D.C.

94.7 Fresh FM–06/18/2014

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5 Things to Know About The World Cup

If you are not a fan of soccer but want to get involved it is not too late. Here are the 5 things you should know about the Fifa World Cup.

94.7 Fresh FM–06/12/2014

Our obligatory formal prom photo.

Recap: Kelly Collis Goes to Prom

A few weeks ago, I was asked to prom by a guy named Ryan and I couldn’t wait to spend the night reliving my high school days.

94.7 Fresh FM–05/14/2014


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