Erin Kennedy is co-anchor of CBS 2’s weekday morning (4:30 a.m.-7:00 a.m.) and midday (11 a.m.) newscasts.
Previously, Kennedy worked as morning anchor for WKYC-TV in Cleveland, Ohio, where she was the station’s lead anchor/reporter for its coverage of the Cleveland kidnapping victims.
Also while at WKYC, Kennedy and her colleagues won several Emmys and a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for their coverage of the Chardon High School shooting.
Kennedy joined WKYC-TV after working as an anchor/reporter at WPRI and WNAC-TV in Providence, Rhode Island where she anchored the stations’ weeknight evening newscast.
Additionally, she was WPRI-TV’s webcast producer and anchor for Webcast en Español, an online newscast in Spanish.
Kennedy began her career at KAMC-TV in Lubbock, Texas where she anchored the weekday, morning newscast and guest co-hosted the Spanish language show, Si Se Puede.
Kennedy graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Notre Dame.
A member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, she has reported from Mexico and Puerto Rico and done extensive reporting on immigration and the drug trade.
Kennedy and her husband, Matthew, live with their two children in Oak Park.