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Erin Kennedy CBS Chicago, Wiki, Age, Bio, Married【 Photos 】Husband

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Name Erin Kennedy

Wedding & Marriage / Husband / Engaged / Fiance / Partner Married. See below for relationship details.

Wikipedia Biography / Profile Background

Introduction :

Anchor Erin Kennedy had worked for CBS 2 Chicago alongside Kris Gutierrez on weekday mornings and midday newscasts before she was laid-off in May 2020. Being a fluent Spanish speaker, Erin has reported for a number of Spanish broadcasts throughout her career.

Personal Details & Family Background :

  • Erin was born and raised in Colorado.
  • Ethnicity / Origin / Heritage / Race : She is of Portuguese and Irish descent.
  • Her parents are originally from Rhode Island and a lot of her family members still live there. Growing up, Erin’s mom was an English teacher.
  • Kennedy’s paternal grandparents are Michael Kennady, who came to the US from Galway on ship Elizabeth, and Catherine MacDonald, who was born in Nova Scotia. Yes, her grandfather’s last name was spelled with an ‘A’ originally.
  • Her maternal grandparents are both from Ireland. Their names are Dominick Sharkey and Bridget Grady from Sligo County and Cavan County respectively.

Erin Kennedy Married Life :

  • Erin’s husband is named Matthew and he is also of Irish decent. Matthew is a musician.
  • Erin and Matt met while both attending the University of Notre Dame for their undergraduate degrees.
  • The happily married couple now lives in the suburbs of Chicago with their three children.

Education : Qualifications, High School & College Info

  • Kennedy attended high school in Colorado.
  • Upon graduation from high school in 1999, she attended the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana as a double major in English and Spanish.
  • While at college, Kennedy studied abroad in Spain. While abroad, she got the opportunity to visit Ireland, where her grandparents are from, in order to experience a bit of her family history.
  • Erin graduated from college summa-cum-laude as a part of the class of 2003. She was also inducted as a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Career Progress : Salary & Net worth

  • Erin’s first job in news was as an anchor and reporter for KAMC-TV in Lubbock, Texas. Here, she reported on evacuees of Hurricane Katrina who had escaped to Texas.
  • During her time in Texas, she hosted a Spanish language show named ‘Si Se Puede.”
  • After this, Erin moved to Providence, Rhode Island in December 2005 and worked as an anchor for six years at WPRI-TV/WNAC-TV.
  • While in Providence, she also created, produced, and anchored a show called “Webcast en Espanol.”
  • Then, in December 2011, Erin moved again, this time to Cleveland, Ohio, to work as a morning news anchor for WKYC-TV alongside Chris Tye. She stayed for three years until 2014.
  • While in Cleveland, she often worked with the Rape Crisis Center and YWCA as a host of event emcee as a way of giving back to the community.
  • In 2014, Kennedy became the co-anchor of CBS 2 Chicago’s weekday morning newscasts. She worked at the network for six years, until she was laid off in May 2020, along with a few other staff members.

Awards & Achievements :

  • Emmy Award coverage of the Chardon School shooting while working for WKYC-TV.
  • Edward R. Murrow Award coverage of the Chardon School shooting.

Interesting Facts, Height & Trivia :

  • Erin is a fluent Spanish speaker and is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ).
  • She enjoys reading science fiction books.
Birthday / How old is Erin Kennedy Age / Date of Birth / DOB No confirmed information available.

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