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Kennedy Dendy

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

Title: Reporter

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 You can also follow her on Facebook or Twitter.

Recent Posts by Kennedy Dendy

Health officials see positive effects of social distancing

Davis said that social distancing is having a positive effect on the slowing down of positive tests.

St. Vincent de Paul employees claim mistreatment; director responds

KEZI 9 News has received multiple calls and emails from employees who have expressed their concerns.

Farmers market remains open, makes adjustments during pandemic

Market attendees are advised to utilize social distancing and to only touch what one plans to buy.

Walmart boosts hiring at Oregon stores

Walmart has planned to hire 1,200 workers across the state of Oregon.

Underlying health conditions: What they are and how they put you at risk

The CDC lists underlying conditions as asthma, HIV, lung diseases, cancer and other conditions that affect the immune system.

3D printing could help fill need for protective gear, Springfield man says

The shields help prevent workers from touching their faces and also serve as protection from any infectious materials.

Community responds to possible statewide ‘Stay at Home’ order

Members of the community have spoken out about how they would feel if this order was implemented throughout Oregon.

Florence residents concerned about coastal traffic

Reedsport and Winchester Bay are also experiencing large amounts of coastal traffic due to the coronavirus outbreak.

High school seniors look to uncertain future after closures

Oregon schools will remain closed until April 28.

Eugene declares emergency to increase coronavirus response

The city's decision follows similar declarations from Lane County and Springfield.

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