Bob Kealing is an enterprise reporter for WESH-TV specializing in criminal justice issues. Follow him on Twitter @bobkealing
He is a three-time Emmy award-winning reporter and eight-time nomineee. Bob's work has been featured on "Dateline NBC," MSNBC, CNBC, Court TV, CNN, C-Span and "The Montel Williams Show."
Since joining WESH in 1992, Kealing has covered major stories nationally and internationally. As primary reporter, he spearheaded WESH-TVs Edward R. Murrow award-winning coverage of the Casey Anthony trial. He was primary reporter for the George Zimmerman trial in 2013. From 2004-2012, Kealing covered NASA and hurricans Charley, Ivan, Dennis, Rita and others as a part-time international correspondent for NBC Newschannel. Kealing has witnessed four executions.
Kealing is the author of three non fiction books: "Kerouac in Florida: Where the Road Ends," the investigative chronicle, "Tupperware, Unsealed" and "Calling Me Home: Gram Parsons and the Roots of Country Rock." He is co-founder of the non profit, "Jack Kerouac Writer-in-Residence Project of Orlando." During his Emmy award-winning research, Kealing discovered the historic significance of a 1920s era home in Orlando where Jack Kerouac was living a the time his landmark novel "On the Road" was published. That home is now in the National Register of Historic Places. Kealing is currently researching his fourth non-fiction book on Elvis Presley's early days in Florida, 1955-61.