Shelley Childers
Shelley joined Eyewitness News in February 2018.

She comes to ABC13 from Detroit where she spent two years covering the revitalization of Motown. From the detrimental impacts of the Flint Water Crisis and state take over of the Detroit public school system, to the ground breaking investment in driverless technology and new wave of enthusiasm for small business owners, she was there to document each step forward and the long journey ahead.

Before Detroit, Shelley spent several years along the Texas-Mexico border covering the explosive situation in the Rio Grande Valley. As a reporter/anchor/bureau chief for KRGV, she covered everything from civilian militias and human smuggling to kidnappings, drug trafficking and the 2014 humanitarian crisis.

Shelley began her career in Midland-Odessa covering the highs and lows of Texas' oil country. While in west Texas, she spent a week at MCRD San Diego experiencing the true grit of what it takes to join the U.S. Marine Corps.

Born in Houston and raised in Katy, she is a proud Taylor High School "Fighting Mustang" and Michigan State University grad.

Shelley brings with her accolades from the Texas AP Broadcasters, three rescue animals along with her husband and daughter. A lover of all things queso she is thrilled to be home in Space City. You can catch her at BBVA Compass Stadium cheering on the Dynamo most Saturday nights.

Stay in touch with Shelley through her Twitter, Facebook and Instagram pages.

You can also reach out to her through email at

Shelley's Stories
Father gives 6,100 gallons of hand sanitizer to Houston hospital that saved his daughter
LOCAL HEROES: Whitmeyer's Distilling is donating hand sanitizer to Texas Children's after the hospital saved the daughter of an owner.
ABC13 reporter Shelley Childers gets hair chopped off for good cause
Shelley Childers chopped off 12 inches of her hair and donated it to an organization for a great cause.
Texas mom delivering presents to kids in border camps thrown in Mexican jail
A Katy couple says their daughter was delivering gifts to children in asylum camps when she was arrested for having a box of bullets in her car.
Gift wrapping turns into therapy for 13-year-old crash victim
A teen left for dead after a hit-and-run is on a mission to improve herself while helping others.
Teachers pool money together for low-income students
"I'm holding back tears, because it was literally an effort of the teachers. They are so connected to their students."
'Please move': Victim says she begged Conroe priest to leave before alleged sex assault
The woman went into explicit detail of the alleged sexual assault involving Conroe priest Father Manuel La Rosa Lopez.
Woman sentenced to prison after Facebook Live stream shooting
During sentencing, Cassandra Damper tearfully admitted to her role in the shooting of Devyn Holmes.
Conroe priest suggested trade of sexual favors with another priest, new court records say
Court records state when the priest declined, Father Manuel La Rosa Lopez allegedly told him he "should be proud" of performing such favors.
Driver who killed Little League coach given deferred adjudication
The driver who killed Dickinson Little League coach in hit-and-run given 6 months in jail.
Houston man rescuing dog stuck outside elevator goes viral
QUICK-THINKING RESCUER: A Houston man is going viral after he rescued a dog when its leash got stuck in the doors of an elevator.