Kerry Kavanaugh Biography
Kerry Kavanaugh is an American journalist serving as the Boston 25 News 4 pm anchor and an Investigative Reporter since 2015, which was just in time to cover the historic winter of 2015. The thick 100 inches of snow pounded the area and rendered mass transit crippled.
Kerry Kavanaugh Education
After she was done with high school Kavanaugh studied and graduated from Boston College in 2000 with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication and media studies.
Kerry Kavanaugh Career
Her journalism career first started in the Mountain West in Bozeman, Montana, while there she was a one-woman show from shooting, writing, and editing all her own stories. Kavanaugh previously served as a reporter at WSB-TV, WFXT’s Cox Media Group sister station in Atlanta, Ga. She was actually the first reporter on-scene the when a gunman took four firefighters, hostage, after making a deceptive call for help.
Kavanaugh was also lucky enough to cover huge national stories, including the tragedy in Sandy Hook in 2012 and the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 included. She also handled deep personal stories as the immigration debate churned in Georgia. Her determination and long standoff earned her an Emmy nomination. Prior to joining WSB-TV, She worked as an anchor and reporter in Tampa, Fla at WFTS-TV. During her time there she covered Florida politics as well as consumer issues. In 2009 consumer reporting in Florida earned her an award, she was awarded first place by the Society of Professional Journalists.
Kavanaugh also worked at WHO-TV in Des Moines, Iowa, one of her major stories was when she traveled to Villachuato, Mexico to reconnect with undocumented immigrant workers after their meat packing plant was raided and they were deported. She covered the series in Lowa which in turn got her recognized by the Associated Press of Iowa and the Iowa Broadcast News Association and they awarded the series with first-place documentary awards.
In 2004 she was awarded a journalism fellowship by the RIAS German/American Exchange Program where Kerry is an alumnus. She also took part in a journalism immersion program and produced a series of stories in Germany. Kavanaugh is also a proud Academic Mentor through Boston Partners in Education, she visits a local school weekly to work with students who just need some extra attention and another positive voice. Her fluent knowledge of Spanish helps her tell stories from a variety of communities. When she is not busy working she loves traveling and trying new restaurants.
Kerry Kavanaugh Boston 25
She is currently serving as the Boston 25 News 4 pm anchor and an Investigative Reporter. Kerry has been at the front lines of major, national news stories. She works hard to give members of the community seeking justice an opportunity to have a voice, especially young victims and their families.
Kerry reported on the incident in Philadelphia where a train derailed, killing eight and injuring more than 200 people. She also emphasized the issue of train safety and the slow implementation of “Positive Train Control” which may have prevented that tragedy.
She also covered the Boston 25’s 2016 Election and was also inside the Javits Center in New York City when Hillary Clinton supporters watched the results roll on that historic election night. The day President Donald Trump was sworn in she was in place at the head of the inaugural parade route in Washington D.C. Another major story was on Manhattan grounds on Halloween in 2017, hours after terrorists rented a box truck and drove down the bike path the West Side Highway.
Kerry Kavanaugh Age
Kavanaugh was born on 10th August 1988 in Medford, Mass, United States of America. She is 34 years old as of 2022.
Kerry Kavanaugh Height
She stands at a height of about 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Kerry Kavanaugh Family
Kavanaugh was born to her father Paul Kavanaugh Sr. and her mother. She was raised along with her brother Paul jr and her sister Lori Rosen. She lives near her family in Medford.
Kerry Kavanaugh Husband
She is married to the love of her life Jason Solowski who is an Investigative Producer at WFXT Boston 25 News. The couple is blessed with a lovely daughter called Khloe Rose who was born on 15th January 2019.
Kerry Kavanaugh Net Worth
Kavanaugh has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned from his successful career as an anchor.
Kerry Kavanaugh Salary
She earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Kerry Kavanaugh Social Media
Kavanaugh is very active on social media including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. She has over 14000 followers on Twitter, over 5000 followers on Instagram, and over 13000 followers on Facebook.