Kerry Kavanaugh Biography|Wiki
Kerry Kavanaugh is a skilled American journalist currently working at Boston 25 News as an Anchor, Investigative Reporter. In addition, Kavanaugh is an award-winning Anchor and Investigative Reporter at Boston 25 News. She joined the team in 2015, bringing her back home to Boston.
Kerry Kavanaugh Age
How old is Kavanaugh? She is 34 years old as of 2022. Kavanaugh was born on August 10, 1988, in Medford, Mass, United States. She celebrates her birthday on August 10 every year.
Kerry Kavanaugh Education
She attended and graduated from Boston College. Let’s go Eagles! She’s so excited her journalism career brought her back home to cover the city she loves.
Kerry Kavanaugh Height|Weight
Kavanaugh stands on an average height of 5 Feet 4 inches and weighs around 60kgs.
Kerry Kavanaugh Family
She was born and raised in Medford, Mass., however, she has not revealed information regarding her family members, this information is currently under review and will be updated soon.
Kerry Kavanaugh Wife|Married
Kavanaugh is happily married, however, she has not revealed information regarding her husband.
Kerry Kavanaugh Children
Kavanaugh communicated her and her husband’s own struggles to get pregnant and how she went through the process of IVF before having her daughter, Khloe in 2019.
Kerry Kavanaugh Career
Kavanaugh went back just in time for the historic winter of 2015 that saw more than 100 inches of snow, crippling mass transit. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, she has been on the frontlines revealing how the crisis was affecting people living and working in nursing homes, conditions inside prisons and jails, the impact of remote learning on students, and the obstacles many faced getting a vaccine once those became available in Massachusetts. Her works to give all members of the community an opportunity to have their voices heard, especially young people.
She has produced, written, and anchored multiple Emmy-nominated in-depth specials examining the youth mental health crisis, the teen vaping crisis, and the uncertain futures that persist for young immigrants brought to the United States as children, known as ‘Dreamers’. She was awarded a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for News Documentary in 2021. ‘The Murder of Amanda Dabrowski’ chronicled a deadly case of domestic violence that resulted in Massachusetts lawmakers proposing legislation to enhance workplace protections for domestic violence victims.
Kerry Kavanaugh Coffee with Candidates
In addition, in 2021, Kavanaugh was one of 10 local reporters nationwide to obtain an invite to the White House to interview the First Lady and help bring the holiday decorations of the East Wing to the public, since tours were still canceled due to the pandemic. In her earliest series, ‘Coffee with Candidates, she interviewed every Democratic presidential candidate, including President Joe Biden, and nearly every Republican candidate ahead of the 2020 election. Since then, she’s expanded the franchise to include Massachusetts Senate races and this historic Boston mayoral race in 2021, which saw the first woman and person of color elected Mayor of the city.
From the series, she earned an Emmy nomination for political reporting. Furthermore, she had also been on the front lines of major, national news stories. In 2015, she went to Philadelphia after a train derailed, killing eight and injuring more than 200 people. During her tenure there, she explored the issue of train safety and the slow performance of “Positive Train Control” which may have prevented that tragedy. Kerry played a key role in Boston 25’s 2016 Election coverage. She was inside the Javits Center in New York City when Hillary Clinton supporters watched the results roll on that historic election night.
Kerry Kavanaugh Donald Trump
The day President Donald Trump was sworn in, she was in place at the head of the inaugural parade route in Washington D.C. . She was on the ground in Manhattan on Halloween, 2017 hours after a terrorist rented a box truck and drove down the bike path the West Side Highway. Kerry joined Boston 25 from WSB-TV in Atlanta, Ga. She was the first reporter on-scene the when a gunman took four firefighters, hostage, after making a bogus call for help.
Her reporting of the hours-long standoff earned her an Emmy nomination. She ventured complex, personal stories as the immigration debate churned in Georgia. WSB-TV also dispatched her to cover major national stories including the tragedy in Sandy Hook in 2012 and the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013. Kerry was a Consumer Investigative Reporter and anchor at WFTS-TV in Tampa, Fla.
Kerry Kavanaugh WHO-TV
Additionally, she covered Florida politics and consumer issues in Tampa Bay. In 2009, the Society of Professional Journalists awarded her first place for consumer reporting in Florida. While at WHO-TV in Des Moines, Iowa, she traveled to Villachuato, Mexico to reconnect with undocumented immigrant workers after their meatpacking plant was raided and they were deported. The Associated Press of Iowa and the Iowa Broadcast News Association honored her series of stories with first-place documentary awards. Kerry got her start in journalism in the Mountain West in Bozeman, Montana.
She was a one-woman show: shooting, writing, and editing all her own stories. She is an alumna of the RIAS German/American Exchange Program. The program awarded her a journalism fellowship in 2004. She traveled to Germany, where she participated in a journalism immersion program and produced a series of stories. Kavanaugh has served as a mentor through Boston Partners in Education and the Council for Women of Boston College. Kerry also serves on the board of Resolve New England, which advocates for people struggling to start or grow their families.
Kerry Kavanaugh IVF
In 2018, Kavanaugh communicated her and her husband’s own struggles to get pregnant and how she went through the process of IVF before having her daughter, Khloe in 2019. She loves hearing from people who continue to share their stories with her. She was born and raised in Medford, Mass., and graduated from Boston College. Let’s go Eagles! She’s so excited her journalism career brought her back home to cover the city she loves.
She is fluent in Spanish and says that helps her tell stories from a variety of communities. She loves traveling and trying new restaurants, so pass along your suggestions in Boston and beyond. And she’s always open to your story ideas; Kerry.Kavanaugh@boston25.com.
Kerry Kavanaugh Salary|Net Worth
She has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which Kavanaugh earns from her broadcasting career.
Kerry Kavanaugh Social Media Platforms
Kavanaugh is very active on all social media accounts and she is often seen posting on her platforms. Kavanaugh has over 14.1k followers on Twitter, 3.1k followers on Facebook, and 2.9 k followers on Instagram.