Kennedy Cook

Kennedy Cook first joined the Local 4 News team in September of 2021.

She was born and raised in Chicago, IL and attended the University of Iowa. Go, Hawks! During her time at Iowa, she worked for the campuses TV station, The Daily Iowan. Here was her introduction to news writing and reporting. She graduated in the spring of 2020 and found a home at Local 4 about a year later. She is thrilled to be here! Kennedy was onboarded as a Multimedia Journalist but has since become a fill-in anchor for Local 4 and Fox 18 News.   

When Kennedy is not in the newsroom, she enjoys traveling. You can find her taking many trips back home to the Windy City to spend time with her family, friends and fur babies Marbles and Atlas. She also enjoys shopping, watching movies and eating everything she can get her hands on. Kennedy is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta, Sorority Inc.

If you have a news story idea, feel free to email her at You can also follow her on Twitter @kennedycooklive

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