Kenny Beck Biography
Kenny Beck Age
Kenny was born in suburb of Baltimore, he has not yet revealed her year, month and date. His age is still unknown.
Kenny Beck Education
Kenny is not a stranger to ACC country. While earning his broadcast journalism degree at the University of Maryland, he was also a member of the baseball team where he played against ACC legends Mark Teixeira, Dave Bush and Khalil Greene.
As a relief pitcher, he once held the school’s single-season saves record. After graduating Magna Cum Laude, he was drafted by the Montreal Expos (now Washington Nationals) in the 2002 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft
Kenny Beck Wife
In June 2006 Kenny married his long-time friend, Amanda, despite the fact that she dumped him twice in high school. In 2010 the couple welcomed their first child, Carly, into the world. Two years later, the couple was blessed with a son, Owen. They currently resides in Forsyth County with their dog, Ripken (named after Cal).
Kenny Beck WXII | Did Kenny Beck Leave WXII
Kenny took over as weekday morning news anchor at WXII in January of 2015. This is after a successful stint as sports director for a half decade prior. Before his time in sports, Kenny spent three years as weekend morning anchor and weekday morning reporter.
During his time at WXII, he has covered a number of big stories in both news and sports. When the Appalachian State football team won an unprecedented third consecutive national title in Chattanooga in December 2007, he was there. When multiple tornadoes moved through the Triad overnight in May 2008 causing widespread damage and fear, Kenny was there. When a deadly police shootout erupted on Peters Creek Parkway in Winston-Salem in October 2009, he was the first one on the air anchoring WXII’s wall-to-wall, and ultimately, award-winning coverage. When the Duke Blue Devils won a fourth national championship in men’s basketball in April 2010, he was on campus as students celebrated. And in the summer of 2013, his profile story on a local cross country runner battling multiple sclerosis was named “Sports Story of the Year” by the North Carolina Association of Broadcasters at its inaugural awards ceremony.
Kenny Back WMDT 47
Before his days at WXII, Kenny was the senior anchor at WMDT 47 News in Salisbury, Maryland where he won a number of Associated Press awards for his reporting and anchoring and also organized, produced and moderated several political debates for city and statewide office. The perfect story, he says, is one that has a significant impact on viewers’ lives, is explained in a way people can understand, and is visually captivating.
During his brief pro career, Kenny kept a detailed diary of life in the minors, which was later published under the title, “What Day Is Today?”
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