Dan Kennedy is an Emmy-winning 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. He was honored in 2018 with an Emmy for his part in the breaking news coverage of a flash flood that devastated one Tennessee county.
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).
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. Dan frequently races in half marathons and completed the 2015 Chattanooga Ironman 70.3 while raising money for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.