Kristen Kennedy Biography
Kristen Kennedy is an American broadcast journalist currently working as the morning news anchor and investigative reporter for WKYT News in Lexington, Kentucky. She joined the WKYT News team in 2010 from Lubbock where she worked as a news anchor and reporter for KAMC. Kristen has been known for delivering the biggest most compelling news stories. Her most famous and compelling new stories on WKYT News include covering the 2012 tornado that tore through West Liberty with her crew and the riots that were organized by students studying at the University of Kentucky after a men’s basketball team basketball match.
Kennedy was born and raised by a middle-class family living in South Carolina. She grew up as a very silent and smart young girl who wanted to be a reporter while she was in elementary school. After high school, Kristen enrolled at Elon University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and communications. This is where she really fell in love with her passion for news traveling across the USA and England covering different reports and taking classes in Hawaii and England.
Kristen began her career by first working for a London-based NBC bureau station immediately after her college graduation. She was able to cover a wide range of national news across London, Africa, and the United States. In 2008, She left London and moved to Lubbock, KY to work as a news anchor and reporter for KAMC News.
At KAMC, Kristen covered the most compelling news stories like the nationwide salmonella scare that occurred at a local peanut production plant and the famous Prohibition Lubbock move when the city decided to change rules to allow beer and wine to be sold in stores. In Jun 2010, Kennedy joined WKYT News as a multimedia journalist. During her first decade on WKYT, Kennedy put her storytelling skills to work by compiling news reports about hope, help, and probably a little bit of heartbreak. In 2020, she delivered her news at home for 6 months during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown.
Kristen Kennedy Age
Kennedy is about 33 to 39 years old as of 2023. She was born around 1984. in South Carolina, United States. However, she is a very private person who has managed to keep her exact date of birth and birthday away from the public. We will update you once it is available online.
Kristen Kennedy Height
Kristen stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m). She also weighs approximately 58 to 60 kilograms. However, her other body measurements are still under review. Additionally, Kristen’s hair color s dark brown and her eyes are hazel brown.
Kristen Kennedy Family
Kennedy was born to Native American parents living in the suburbs of South Carolina. Kristen’s father worked as a Maintenance employee while her mother was a businesswoman. However, more information regarding Kennedy’s mother and father is currently withheld from the public. This is because Kennedy is known for keeping her family background private.
Kristen Kennedy Husband
Is Kristen Kennedy Married? Kenndy is currently married to her husband, Lee K. Howard, a WKYT News anchor. The two love birds met back in early 2010 at WKYT News. Eventually, they got married through a private wedding ceremony held in Her hometown. The couple now share two children together. LEE KHoward currently works as a news anchor at wKYT News. In 2022, Kristen revealed through a Facebook post that she unexpectedly co-anchored a show with her husband and it was fun because they got to hang out a few times.
Kristen Kennedy WKYT Salary
Kennedy is currently considered to be making and annual salary ranging from $75,000 to $93,000 yearly. This is according to WKYT’s payroll.
Kristen Kennedy’s Net Worth
Kennedy is believed to have an estimated Net Worth of around $100,000 as of 2023. Her primary source of income is unquestionably considered to be her career as a broadcast journalist, news anchor and news reporter.