Dan Kennedy Biography
Dan Kennedy is an American journalist working for 13News Now as an anchor at 5, 5:30, 6, and 11 p.m. newscasts on weekdays. He started anchoring in the evenings in May 2023 after co-anchoring 13News Now Daybreak and doing investigative reports for five years.
Dan Kennedy Education
Kennedy attended the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2009 after completing his high school education. When he finished his studies in 2013, he became a graduate and attained a Bachelor Of Science degree in Radio-TV Journalism and a Business minor.
Dan Kennedy Career
Kennedy works for 13News Now as an anchor at 5, 5:30, 6, and 11 p.m. newscasts on weekdays. He started anchoring in the evenings in May 2023 after co-anchoring 13News Now Daybreak and doing investigative reports for five years.
While in Hampton Roads, he has broadcasted some of the area’s biggest stories like the searches for Noah Tomlin and Codi Bigsby, the mass shootings in Virginia Beach and Chesapeake, and various hurricanes and tornadoes.
After the increase in teen violence, he helped lead the news special “Gun Violence in the 757,” where he gathered seven regional police chiefs for their first-ever merged and televised forum. Before 13 News Now, he worked in Tennessee as a reporter and anchor for WRCB in Chattanooga and WTVF in Nashville.
During his time in Tennessee, he received two regional Emmy awards. He also reported various stories such as a terrorist attack against servicemen in Chattanooga, the ruinous Gatlinburg wildfires, and the search for the cited Waffle House shooter in Nashville.
His favorite story was the love story of meeting his wife in Tennessee. After moving to Virginia in 2018, he and his wife fell in love with Hampton Roads. With a passion for journalism, he posts about the most recent news story on Facebook in his spare time. Also, he golfs, runs, enjoys live music, and cheers on the Missouri Tigers, his alma mater.
Dan Kennedy Age
Kennedy likes to keep his personal life private and hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 30s.
Dan Kennedy Height
Kennedy stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 7 inches
Dan Kennedy Family
Kennedy has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Kennedy has any siblings.
Dan Kennedy Wife
Kennedy married Kelly and they have a son named Daniel Patrick. They met in Tennessee when she served as a workmate reporting for WRCB. Also, they have an Australian Shepherd, Pearl named Pearl. They reside in Norfolk.
Daniel was born on September 4, 2022, and is a year old as of 2023. Kelly celebrates her birthday every April 12th as suggested by the Instagram post he made on April 12, 2021, where he wished her a happy birthday.
Dan Kennedy Net Worth
Kennedy has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a journalist.
Dan Kennedy Salary
Kennedy earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Dan Kennedy13News Now
Kennedy is working at 13News Now where she works alongside other famous anchors and reporters including;
- Dana Smith
- Philip Townsend
- Jeff Lawson
- Angelo Vargas
- Ali Weatherton
- Craig Moeller
- Evan Stewart
- Melissa Terrazas
- Scott Cash
- Connor Rhiel