Erin Kennedy Profile
Erin Kennedy is an American Emmy-Award-Winning Anchor/Reporter/Content Creator known for working at CBS 2/WKYC-TV in Cleveland, Ohio serving as a Weekday Evening Anchor/Reporter. She joined CBS 2/WKYC-TV in December 2011 and left the station in May 2014.
Erin Kennedy Age
Kennedy was born on January 24, 1982, in Colorado, United States. She is therefore 40 years old as of 2022.
Erin Kennedy Height
Kennedy stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Erin Kennedy Family
Kennedy was raised in Colorado in an extended family with her parents and grandparents all from Rhode Island. Kennedy’s father was working in the military. Away from work, she likes enjoys spending her quality time with him. Asides from this, they do family content on her social media platforms, citing family occasions and celebrations.
Erin Kennedy Husband
Kennedy is married to her husband, Matthew Francis who happens to be a musician. The duo tied the knot on the 10th of July 2010 which was held in Colorado. He, however, manages to keep more information regarding her husband away from the limelight. We will update this information once more information is available to the public.
Erin Kennedy Children
Together, the duo are proud parents to their three children, a daughter named Maya, who was born in the year 2016, and boy who was born in the year 2014, and their third-born son named Conrad Matthew who was born in the month of December 2019. As a family, they reside in Oak Park, Chicago.
Erin Kennedy’s Net Worth
Kennedy has an estimated net worth of around $2 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an Anchor/Reporter/Content Creator.
Erin Kennedy Education
Kennedy attended the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. There, she graduated summa cum laude and was a proud member of the Phi Beta Kappa Sorority.
Erin Kennedy Career
Kennedy was previously working for CBS2 News where she was serving the station as a co-anchor for CBS 2 Chicago’s weekday morning from 4:30 AM – 7 AM newscasts. Later on, on the 19th of May, she joined Kris Gutierrez behind the station’s anchor desk. This announcement was made Tuesday by Jeff Kiernan, Vice President and News Director of CBS 2.
According to Kiernan, Erin is an exceptional broadcaster. Kiernan further stated that Erin is an experienced news anchor and reporter who will bring intelligence and warmth to morning news in Chicago. Kennedy further stated that she was excited to be a part of a community as diverse as Chicago. Asides from this, she stated that she learned the business and practice of journalism in the Midwest, beginning at Notre Dame and his goal had always been to return to tell the stories that make the people of the communities great.
From the month of December 2011, he worked as an anchor and reporter for WKYC-TV in Cleveland, Ohio. There, she was serving the station’s lead anchor and reporter for its coverage of the Cleveland kidnapping victims.
Asides from this, during her time at WKYC, she and her colleagues won an Emmy and a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for their coverage of the Chardon School shooting. She joined the WKYC-TV team after working as an anchor and reporter for WPRI and WNAC-TV in Providence, Rhode Island between 2005 and 2011.
Erin began there by working as a weekend evening anchor and in the year 2006 she was promoted to anchor/reporter for the station’s weeknight evening newscasts. Asides from this, she has previously served as WPRI-TV’s webcaster producer and anchor- Webcast en Español – an online newscast in Spanish. She kick-started her journalism career serving as a weekend anchor and reporter for KAMC-TV in Lubbock, Texas in the year 2003.
Later on, after about six months on the job, she was privileged to get a promotion to weekday anchor/reporter at the station. This is in addition to anchoring the station’s two-and-a-half-hour weekday morning newscast. This is in addition to guest co-hosting the Spanish language show, Si Se Puede. Being a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, she has been privileged to report from Mexico. This is in addition to doing extensive reporting on immigration and the drug trade.