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Kelly Dudzik

Kelly Dudzik

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Kelly Dudzik is an Emmy Award-winning journalist and joins WGRZ from KLRT in Little Rock, AR where she anchored the weekend evening newscasts for six years.

Kelly joined KLRT from KFBB in Great Falls, MT where she spent nearly three years as an anchor and executive producer. Prior to moving to Montana, Kelly worked behind the scenes as a producer in Wilkes-Barrre, PA and Cincinnati.

Kelly is a Cum Laude graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University with dual degrees in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science. While in college, Kelly served as the news director of the student-run television station, UUTV. A Connecticut native, Kelly started reporting in high school for the FOX61 Kids' News in Hartford.

In addition to her 2011 Emmy Award for spot news, Kelly has also received several honors from the Arkansas Associated Press.

When she's not working, Kelly enjoys sharpening her culinary skills, checking out new restaurants and keeping up with national and local politics.

You can follow Kelly on Facebook, Twitter @kellydudzikWGRZ or email her at kdudzik@wgrz.gannett.com.

 

Kelly Dudzik's Blog Entries

Kelly's Blog: Covering Violence

10:33 PM, Oct 14, 2013

I get to cover something different every day, and that's one of the reasons why I enjoy what I do. But, that also means that inevitably I have to cover something sad or violent.

Holland Central's First Chance to Play Football

2:54 PM, Sep 7, 2013

Friday night, Holland Central High School celebrated a big first.

Kelly's Blog: Pierogi Judge

10:26 PM, Aug 22, 2013

This past weekend, I judged Buffalo's Best Pierogi Contest at Corpus Christi Church.

Kelly's Blog: School Supplies

8:34 PM, Aug 13, 2013

The 2 Pack a Backpack drive starts this Friday at many area Walmart locations.

Kelly's Blog: Fair Food

10:37 PM, Aug 1, 2013

Fair and festival time is in full swing!

Kelly's Blog: Concert Memories

10:45 PM, Jul 11, 2013

This Justin Bieber concert story reminds me of my first concert.

Kelly's Blog: Crosswalks?

10:30 PM, Jun 14, 2013

Another blog where I rant about something. .. I don't want to get into the habit of posting these, but what's up with all of the jaywalkers?

Kelly's Blog: Race for the Cure

9:56 PM, Jun 9, 2013

Saturday, I had the opportunity to participate in my first Komen Race for the Cure event.

Kelly's Blog: Throwing Trash

10:27 PM, Jun 2, 2013

I saw Ron's blog about the trash. Right after I read it, on the way home I saw two people throw cigarette butts out of their windows as they were driving.

Kelly's Blog: My EZ Pass got a Workout

10:31 PM, May 23, 2013

Last Friday, I went to Connecticut to see my family and go to the choir reunion I wrote about last week.

Kelly's Blog: A Diamond Anniversary

9:25 PM, May 15, 2013

This weekend, my high school choir is celebrating its Diamond Anniversary.

Kelly's Blog: Fabulous Parks a Perk

9:47 PM, May 14, 2013

I've decided that I'd like to start running outside more instead of sticking to the treadmill.

Kelly's Blog: School Board Meetings Aren't Boring!

9:45 PM, May 14, 2013

This might sound weird, but I enjoy covering school board meetings.

Kelly's Blog: Kindergarten

8:45 PM, Apr 26, 2013

I love being a reporter because I get to learn something new every day.

Kelly's Blog: Hello, WNY!

4:00 PM, Apr 19, 2013

Hi! I've been in Buffalo almost six weeks, and I'm having a great time! People keep asking me the same question: How do you like it here so far? Some people have asked me more than once, perhaps expecting that I'm going to change my answer. So far, I haven't.

Diabetic Alert Dog Update

10:10 AM, Apr 2, 2013

Today, I have the opportunity to visit with the Van Hauwaert family in West Seneca.