Erin Kennedy is co-anchor of CBS 2 Chicago’s weekday morning (4:30-7:00 a.m.) and midday newscasts.
Previously, Kennedy has worked as an anchor/reporter 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 an Emmy 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.
She started as a weekend evening anchor, and was promoted to anchor/reporter for the stations’ weeknight evening newscasts. Additionally, she was WPRI-TV’s webcast producer and anchor – Webcast en Español – an online newscast in Spanish.
Kennedy began her career as a weekend anchor/reporter for KAMC-TV in Lubbock, Texas.
After six months on the job, she was promoted to weekday anchor/reporter at the station and anchored its 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 done extensive reporting on immigration and the drug trade.
Kennedy, who has family in the suburbs, and her husband, Matthew, live with their two children in Chicago.
Vaping devices are so small now, they are easy for kids to conceal. Districts are cracking down and warning parents.
Millennials and Gen Xers are part of this alarming trend, but doctors can’t explain it. CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy reports.
Some women may wait years before they get a correct diagnosis. CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy reports.
Every time you use your phone, you are leaving a trail of digital information. CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy reports.
CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy talks with experts about how hard it is to disappear in the modern age.
CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy reports a new study underway in Chicago may help end the sneezing and wheezing for good.
It can strike quick and leave you unable to do anything, sometimes for days. Migraines debilitate more than 33 million people nationwide. Now a new clinical study is showing positive results in preventing them.
These are a few foods that include high levels of added sodium, sugar and artifically-sweetened drinks.
The fine print: when the apps are combined with exercise and good nutrition. CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy reports.
We’re all in a hurry – especially this time of the year. So what if you could do all of your shopping, never leave home and get the goods before you go to bed?
CHICAGO (CBS) — Do you know how to keep your kids safe online? FBI cybersecurity experts joined CBS2 today to share advice on protecting and monitoring kids online. Check out the links to below to learn more about checking social media sites like Yik Yak and Kik, warding off online predators, and talking with kids about responsible […]
There are new ways to see the doctor without ever leaving home. CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy reports.
It’s been in the works for years: a pill to help women with low sex drives. Women who’ve tested it love it. So, why hasn’t it been approved? CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy explores the controversy.
CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy takes a spin on the AM dial.
They walk for hours, ride the train all night and sometimes sleep in alleys or abandoned buildings.
Millions of people are being given powerful antibiotics to treat common infections. Now, as Erin Kennedy reports, one safety advocate is warning that this may be overkill and wants the FDA to do something about it.
As CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy reports, the next time a guy you know gets the flu, you may want to show him a little more sympathy.
As CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy reports, there are advantages to the man-made stones, but there’s also controversy.
More women could have the option of freezing their eggs to use later. It’s an expensive process, but as CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy reports, some employers are now paying for it.
Have you ever seen something in a magazine you just have to have, right now? CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy shows you a few apps that promise to make shopping a whole lot easier.
It’s the way many women relax at the end of a busy day: having a nice glass of wine. But, when does when one glass become one glass too many?
CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy speaks with an expert who says parents may be missing the biggest concern facing teens and preteens today.
CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy tells us what the new high-tech wearables will do for us.
Some police agencies have a new weapon to keep people and their property safe and secure. But will the evidence hold up in court? CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy reports.