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

'She had a bright future': Victim in fatal Highway 126 crash remembered

Oregon State Police suspect Shane McVay, the driver of the log truck, was driving under the influence of alcohol.

Alcohol may have played a role in fatal log truck crash on Highway 126

A Springfield woman was killed in the crash, two were taken to the hospital and another driver suffered minor injuries.

Conservative pundit to bring Exposing Critical Racism Tour to Eugene

The event is not affiliated with the University of Oregon, according to officials.

Coos Bay groups raise awareness of child sex abuse, how to recognize signs

Advocates for abuse victims want people to know what signs to watch for in children and to know that resources are available in the community.

Construction continues for new Park Blocks Pavilion and Plaza

A new city pavilion will be built, and it will be a permanent home to the Lane County Farmers Market. The market will be there on Tuesdays and Saturdays and will run year-round.

'By the grace of God': Holiday Farm Fire survivor shares story

"I have some plans. God's are better."

Eugene 'obligated' to make Pre's Rock site safer, Prefontaine's sister says

“I think this city is obligated to make that more of a safety zone,” Linda said. “We don't need anybody else to die up there, do we?”

Religious leaders address response to rising COVID-19 cases

How are local faith-based leaders working to keep their congregations safe?

Community members respond to outdoor mask mandate

Masks will be required in most public outdoor settings, including large outdoor events, where physical distancing is not possible and regardless of vaccination status.

Power restored to all customers after vehicle crashes into transmission pole

The vehicle hit a high-power transmission pole that carries a 115-kilovolt power line. There were no injuries reported.

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