Dan Kennedy is the weekday morning reporter for WTVF (CBS) News Channel 5 in Nashville. In addition to reporting in and around Music City, Dan has also traveled to report on stories of national interest including the Gatlinburg wildfires, the deadly Chattanooga bus crash and Hurricane Irma's impact on Florida.
Prior to working in Nashville, Dan worked for three years as a morning anchor and reporter for WRCB (NBC) in Chattanooga where he enterprised investigative stories. His investigation into conditions at a local cemetery earned him recognition from the Tennessee Associated Press in 2015. He also received awards that year in the categories of "Best TV News Anchor" and "Best TV Reporter."
Dan is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism where he studied Journalism and Business. While in Columbia, he worked as a general assignment and investigative reporter for KOMU (NBC). During the 2012 presidential election, he anchored interactive, around-the-clock coverage using a touch screen and Telestrator.
Dan is an avid fan of the Missouri Tigers, the Tennessee Titans and the Nashville Predators. He enjoys reading about past presidents, playing golf and running. In May 2015, he completed the Chattanooga Ironman 70.3 while raising money for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.