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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

Community reacts to tighter restrictions as pandemic continues

Beginning Wednesday, a face mask is required in outdoor settings when you cannot maintain six feet of distance.

Mom facing manslaughter charge after daughter dies in crash

Nichole Ruth Sokol, 28, faces charges of manslaughter in the first degree, assault in the second degree, assault in the third degree, DUII, reckless driving and three counts of recklessly endangering another person.

Eugene church provides connection, services during pandemic

Unity of the Valley has also set up a fund to help alleviate stress that congregants may be facing.

Seven employees at Eugene grocery store test positive for COVID-19

The seven positive cases are among ten new Coronavirus cases in Lane county.

Lane County teams up with UO to monitor COVID-19 amid spike in cases

There are 29 positive tests among UO students.

Black Unity protesters gather to 'keep up the momentum' in Eugene

Hundreds gathered at Petersen Park in Eugene, where the march began.

Local clerk assaulted over allegedly asking customer to wear mask

“When we told him that, he turns around and punches me in the chin,” Acosta said.

Fourth of July full of celebrations and protests

Experts warn of the risks that come with large gatherings and advise that the community remains safe and smart while celebrating this holiday weekend.

Is mask requirement 'too much to ask'? Community weighs in

This mandate requires individuals to wear a face covering in indoor public spaces.

Statewide mask requirement a step in the right direction, Lane County officials say

County officials said the requirement requires cooperation and communication with the business community as everyone adjusts to the new mandate.

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Confirmed Cases: 12438

Reported Deaths: 237
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