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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

Benton County COVID-19 spike partly due to OSU move-in

“Certainly in the Benton County community, the influx of OSU students is one of the higher likelihood reasons,” Benton County Public Information Officer Lili’a Neville said.

Pilots from California deliver medical supplies to Eugene

Volunteer pilots from California are arriving at the Eugene Airport in waves to deliver 100,000 KN95 masks and medical supplies.

Rain brings some relief for crews working on Holiday Farm Fire

The district has been working with the county and commissioners to help speed up the cleanup effort.

Red Cross providing housing relief to wildfire evacuees

If you are displaced, the first step is to call the American Red Cross or head to the Eugene Masonic Lodge #11 at 2777 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Why now? OSU experts weigh in on wildfire debate

With much of the West in drought and with the pull of heavy winds, when you mix in extreme heat, experts say it can be the perfect recipe for disaster.

Thurston residents react to changing evacuation levels

Many described walking outside Sunday morning and being unable to see their mailbox or other nearby objects.

Community members step up to meet needs, regardless of situation

Community members left and right have stepped up to help evacuees and also those who didn't have time to rescue their animals.

National Guard arrives to help on Holiday Farm Fire

The National Guard has arrived and will help at checkpoints.

Hundreds seek temporary shelter at Thurston High School

Nearly 300 people have taken temporary shelter at Thurston High School.

Residents find ways to celebrate Labor Day safely

Spots such as Orchard Point Park at Fern Ridge and other areas near the lake were packed.

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