Kelly Davis | Biography

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  • Full Name Kelly Davis
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Glen Ellyn, Chicago, Illinois
  • Occupation Journalist
  • High School Glenbard West High School.
  • University University of Iowa
  • Education Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Psychology
  • Relationship Status Married
  • Husband Not Disclosed
  • Children 1 Daughter (Olivia)
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Kelly Davis | Biography

Former Anchor of KMOV-TV

Kelly Davis is an American journalist currently reporting for the WGN-TV in Chicago, Illinois. 

Who is Kelly Davis?

Kelly Davis was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, where she attended Glenbard West High School. 

After graduation, she went to the University of Iowa, from where she completed her B.A. Journalism and Psychology. She studied for a semester in Florence, Italy, as a Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority member. 

Davis began her professional journalism career in 2008 as an intern at Tribune Broadcasting. The same year she began working as an anchor and reporter for the Daily Iowan TV.

She worked for Daily Iowan from 2008 to 2010, co-anchoring daily news twice a week, gathering stories, and conducting research for community reports. Subsequently, she worked with The Daily Iowan newspaper, coordinated the air, and published stories. 

Further, briefly in 2009, she interned at the Atlanta Bureau of CNN. She shadowed the reporters and producers, conducted research for breaking stories, and assisted daily productions. 

Then alongside, Davis worked as a multi-media journalist for the KCRG-TV9 logo. She wrote stories, produced evening news stories, and contributed to composing the daily news scripts. 

Eventually, in 2010 Davis landed the job of anchor and reporter for 9&10 News. There, she co-anchored the morning news for over two years til 2012. She was also their live reporter and fill-in anchor for the evening news and had a position on the network's editorial team.

After leaving 9&10 News, she joined FOX news WDRB in Louisville, Kentucky. She was their weekend morning newscast who also co-anchored during the morning news. She also conducted exclusive content for the weekend and produced the weekend morning newscast. She worked there till 2015 before joining KMOV-TV.

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KMOV-TV and WGN News

In 2015 Davis joined KMOV-TV as a newscaster and reporter. Besides anchoring their 12 pm news show, she also conducted sponsored events and live shots on community stories. In addition, for over two years, she reported and wrote columns for the network's website.

Furthermore, she was the fill-in traffic reporter for the network while covered reports for her daily news packages on community events.

Finally, in 2017, Davis joined WGN-TV as their Reporter in Chicago. Throughout her journalism career, she has been recognized by the Associated Press and Society of Professional Journalists on multiple occasions. 

Is Kelly Davis Married?

Davis is married, and she has a daughter. She often posts her family pictures where they travel together. They have been together for over ten years as she celebrated her 'delayed' 10th anniversary in 2021. Their daughter was born on 23 November 2020. 

 Kelly Davis With Her Husband And Daughter
Kelly Davis With Her Husband And Daughter. (Photo: Instagram)

She has not disclosed her husband's identity and refers to him as Tommy. At the same time, they named their daughter Olivia Kennedy Smith. 

After the birth, she posted a picture with the newborn and updated her fans about her health and happiness. She captioned the Instagram post, "11.23.20 We welcomed our baby GIRL into the world! Olivia Kennedy Smith is as happy and healthy as can be. We have so much to be grateful for this year, as we cozy up at home on Thanksgiving."

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