Kaitlyn is an Emmy award winning anchor and Emmy nominated journalist. She joined WRTV in November of 2021 as a Multi Media Journalist.
She is thrilled to be back in her hometown of Indianapolis. As a southside native, the Franklin Central graduate is excited to tell the stories of fellow Hoosiers.
Kaitlyn didn’t go far for college, as a graduate from the University of Indianapolis Kaitlyn spent time in management for the university’s television team.
Before returning home, Kaitlyn spent three years in Fort Wayne at WPTA-21. There she held various roles including main anchor, chief investigative reporter, multi-media journalist, and producer.
There she anchored northeast Indiana’s only hour-long afternoon newscast. She also headed the channel’s Digging Deeper team, which was honored with the National Edward R. Murrow Award for Investigative Reporting, the Emmy Award for Investigative Series, and accolades from the Society of Professional Journalists, Associated Press and the National Headliner Awards.
When Kaitlyn isn’t at work she can be found with family where she holds her favorite title, mom. As a first-time mom to a baby girl, Presley,
Kaitlyn enjoys navigating the trials and tribulations of parenting. She also loves running, reading a good book, and is always looking for the next best taco joint.
Have a story idea? Reach out: Kaitlyn.Kendall@wrtv.com