Kandra Kent Biography
Kandra Kent is an Emmy-nominated American journalist born and brought up in Oregon, Washington, and she is thrilled to serve the communities living in the Pacific Northwest. You can find Kent hustling after breaking news and digging deep to share important stories Sunday through Thursday on KPTV Fox 12 Oregon. Kandra joined the Fox News team back in February of 2016.
Before joining FOX 12 News, Kent spent almost four years as a reporter in Bend. She began her journalism career there as an intern at KTVZ where she was later employed. Additionally, while in Bend, Kandra reported on the catastrophic Canyon Creek wildfire, the fatal shooting as well as the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.
Kandra was brought up in the shadow of Mt. St. Helens in Toutle, Washington, a community without a city government, no traffic lights, a big heart for small-town sports. Kent landed her first taste of professional journalism while interning briefly at the Daily News in Longview. She spent her youth running around in the woods, hitting the slopes at Mt. Hood as well as engaging in track and field.
Moreover, Track took Kent to Clark College in Vancouver on athletic and academic scholarships. She later graduated with an Associate in Arts degree and then left the Penguins to become a Cougar at Washington State University.
While there, Kandra took part in the student-run Cable 8 News and served for the university’s marketing department. Kent majored in Broadcast News and Political Science and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication back in 2012.
At home, Kent is “Mama” to a spunky child and is expecting another little boy. Kandra and her husband love to take their son on trips and adventures, near and far.
Moreover, in her spare time, Kent enjoys running, hiking, reading, gardening, craft cider, as well as spending time with family and close friends.
Kandra Kent Age
How old is Kandra Kent? Kent was born and raised in Oregon, Washington, the United States of America. However, information regarding her age and when she celebrates her birthday is not available at the moment. We will update this section as soon as the information is available.
Kandra Kent Family
Kent was born and raised in Oregon, Washington, the United States of America by her parents. However, she has not disclosed any information regarding her parents and siblings.
Kandra Kent Husband
Is Kandra married? Yes, Kent is happily married to her husband, Ryan Heltemes. The duo walked down the aisle on September 1, 2013. The couple is proud parents of two children: their firstborn son, Owen, was born in January of 2019, and they recently welcomed their secondborn.
Kandra Kent Height
Kent stands approximately at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 56 kg.
Kandra Kent Salary
Kent earns an average annual salary of between $40,000 and $110,550.
Kandra Kent Net Worth
How much is Kandra worth? Kandra has an estimated net worth of between $1 million and $5 million. Her fortune stems mainly from her career as a reporter.