About

Kennedy Dendy is an Emmy Award-Winning journalist.

Currently, she is the Weekend Morning Anchor/Producer

and a news reporter for KEZI 9 News in Eugene, Oregon.

She won an Emmy award through the

NW chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

in June 2021, alongside her team for coverage of the Oregon wildfires.

 

Kennedy was born and raised in Dallas, TX.

She graduated from Baylor University in December of 2019

with a journalism major/film and digital media minor.

During the summer of 2019, she interned with CBS This Morning in New York City.

She is currently an Advisory Board Member for the Baylor

Journalism, Public Relations and New Media Department.


At Baylor she served as the executive producer for Lariat TV News. In addition,

she was a broadcast reporter and news anchor for Baylor's weekly newscast program.

Kennedy has won numerous awards, such as Reporter of the Year by the

Texas Intercollegiate Press Association. In addition she placed first at the

2019 National College Media Convention for her coverage of Shawn Oakman's

acquittal, fourth place for team coverage of a shooting near Baylor's campus

and an honorable mention for a feature package

about twin YouTube sensations Brooklyn and Bailey McKnight.

She was recognized as Broadcaster of the Year by the Baylor Lariat in 2019.

 

Kennedy is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated,

as well as the National Association of Black Journalists.

 

Reach Kennedy at dendykennedy@gmail.com.


 

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