Kennedy Dendy

Kennedy Dendy joined the KEZI 9 News team as a news reporter in January 2020.

Title: Anchor/Reporter

Kennedy Dendy joined the KEZI 9 News team as a news reporter in January 2020. Starting in April 2021, Kennedy also anchors on weekend mornings.

Before KEZI 9 News, she interned at CBS This Morning in New York City. Working with the features team, Kennedy produced a variety of daily content.

Kennedy graduated from Baylor University with a degree in journalism. While at Baylor, she worked as a reporter, anchor and executive producer for Lariat TV News, where she covered many stories, including the controversial Shawn Oakman trial and acquittal.

Kennedy was born and raised in Texas and is looking forward to telling western Oregon’s stories. When she’s not covering the news, Kennedy loves to watch movies, play tennis and find new restaurants to try.

She is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

Have a story idea? Email Kennedy at You can also follow her on Facebook or Twitter.

Recent Posts by Kennedy Dendy

Virtual 5K kicks off to benefit McKenzie River Trust

The money raised will be dedicated to McKenzie River Trust to help with continued support to protect over 6,719 acres of vulnerable lands and water.

Lane County launches walkup vaccine clinics

Starting Monday, residents can get a shot seven days a week without an appointment.

Eugene gym aims for 'close to business as usual' amid extreme risk

“I think it’s best for everyone that we try to stay open,” the general manager said.

Bike Month offers fun and free activities in Lane County

Bike Month has been celebrated here in Lane County for eight years.

Lane County encourages residents to prepare and plan for wildfire season

“We have seen firsthand the devastation of wildfire in our community. We know that wildfire can happen here and we must all take steps to help prevent wildfire and protect our homes and businesses.”

Lane Professional Firefighters to rally in support of ballot measure

They encourage district voters to vote 'yes’ to the measure to keep current staffing and add three fulltime firefighters/paramedics to support the big demand for services.

OSU weighs COVID-19 vaccine mandate for on-campus activities

Students are reacting to the university's announcement it could put a vaccination requirement in place.

Eugene City Council to discuss designated camping and more

The public hearing on the ordinance will be held in Monday's city council meeting at 7:30 p.m.

City of Eugene extends 'streatery' program for restaurants

Community members can expect traffic barriers between Olive and Willamette beginning Monday.

NAACP to dedicate new community garden in Eugene

The dedication will take place at 11:30 a.m. on the grounds of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church.

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