Kennedy Dendy

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

Title: Reporter
kennedydendy@kezi.com

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

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

Recent Posts by Kennedy Dendy

Corvallis police catch porch pirates in the act

Online orders are on the rise, and police are bringing back a successful program to catch thieves taking advantage this holiday season.

Community shops local on Small Business Saturday

Shoppers shared with KEZI 9 News that they feel for those who are desperately trying to stay afloat after a touch year financially.

Small businesses share importance of shopping local

“Shopping local is more important now than ever, if you want to see people stick around for another year,” Goulding said.

Massive off-campus party draws eyes of UO, health officials

More than 200 people were in attendance and almost none of the partygoers were wearing masks or social distancing, police said.

Health officials on high alert for the holidays

Health officials are urging the community to celebrate the holidays safely this year to keep COVID-19 from spreading.

Eugene markets navigate during pandemic, bring holiday spirit

“These are your friends and your neighbors,” Roy said. “These are the people that pay into your economy. It's always a good idea to shop local. It saves the world, especially during the pandemic.”

How are restaurants holding up 4 days into the statewide freeze?

She’s grateful the two-week freeze isn't forcing her restaurant to shut down for good, but she said takeout orders have been slower than she expected.

Family finds creative way to celebrate Thanksgiving safely

How is your family planning to celebrate safely this year?

Health officials urge community to aid COVID-19 contact tracing

Lane County Public Health officials said that the goal is to contact an individual within 24 hours to begin contact tracing.

Oregonians brace for COVID-19 surge, rush stores

While some will label shoppers as “panic buyers,” others say they’re just staying prepared.

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