Alumni Spotlight - Kelli Bartik

During her time at Gardner-Webb, Bartik had the unique opportunity of interning for Fox Charlotte, where she acquired valuable connections.


After graduating, she was offered a job at a TV station in Billings, Mont., where she worked as a news and sports reporter. In 2004, a job opened up at Fox Charlotte for the assignment desk. During this time, Bartik filled in for live shots and anchoring, soon becoming a full-time reporter before reaching her dream job of sports anchor.


Bartik covers the NFL, NBA and NASCAR in a major TV market and spends her days and nights researching, writing and anchoring sports news for audiences in the Carolinas. She also serves as co-host for a 30-minute sports talk show each Sunday night called “Got Game.”


Bartik has also interviewed major sports figures including: Michael Jordan, Terry Bradshaw, Tiger Woods, Joe Montana and numerous Carolina Panther players.