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He hosts the series' Hollywood & Highland franchise, which quickly became one of the show's trademark segments after debuting in 2003. For it, Kelley goes to "Extra's" outdoor studios located in the heart of Hollywood for interviews with top celebrities before a live audience. Kelley joined the series in 2001 after a diverse broadcast career spanning over 15 years in news, sports and entertainment.

Previous to "Extra," Kelly was at Fox Sports Network, where he served as the main anchor of "The National Sports Report," and the lead anchor for the weekly series, "Baseball Today." Prior to joining Fox, Kelley was the lead sports anchor on the NBC owned-and-operated station WMAQ-TV in Chicago.

Kelley was widely regarded as one of the region's top sports anchors and directors during his eight years in Chicago. In addition to his nightly sportscasts, Kelley hosted "Sports Sunday," WMAQ-TV's half-hour, expanded sports highlights programs. During his tenure as host of "Sports Sunday," Kelley shared his anchor desk with some of the city's most entertaining and dynamic sports personalities, including NBA rebounding star Dennis Rodman and "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno. Kelley joined WMAQ-TV as a sports reporter and weekend anchor in April 1991.

While at WMAQ-TV, Kelley was part of a sports team that earned such prestigious awards as the Peter Lisagor Award for Sports Journalism and an Illinois Broadcasters Association Silver Dome Award for Best Sportscast in 1996. In 1997, Kelley won the Chicago/Midwest Emmy Award for producing and anchoring his hour long special highlighting the Bulls quest for a fifth championship.

Kelley has also done stints as a sports reporter and weekend sports anchor at WDAF-TV, Channel 4, the Fox affiliate in Kansas City, Missouri and worked as a news reporter at KMTV-TV in Omaha, Nebraska. He began his career as a weekend sports anchor and reporter at KTIV-TV in Sioux City, Iowa.

Born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska, Kelley played four seasons as a running back for the University of Nebraska before graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism. He later signed as a free agent with the Denver Broncos in 1988 prior to embarking on a broadcasting career.

Kelley is the co-author of the book Breaking Into Broadcasting, a guide to landing your first (or next) on-air job in television.

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