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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

4J parents offered $200-$300 to transport students due to bus driver shortage

The offer is extended to eligible families who use Eugene 4J Transportation Services.

Supply chain issues affect inventory for Eugene toy stores

“If you see something, buy it now. It may not be available later."

UO business students launch Waddle Meal Plan app

The app allows parents to load money for food into their student's app and track how they spend it.

Booster shots rolling out across Oregon

Booster shots for those who received the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines are not yet available.

Thousands come together to create change within Oregon's waterways

So far, over 2,000 volunteers have come together and collected 26,815 pounds of litter and marine debris from Oregon’s coast, rivers, waterways and neighborhoods.

Lane County Search and Rescue recruits new volunteers

Successful applicants will be invited to attend Search and Rescue 101, a required training session that is held Feb. 2022 through April 2022.

Two rescued from Willamette River in Eugene

The individuals had been rafting earlier when they made it to the island. No injuries were reported.

'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.

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