Jeff Herndon

KSN News Asst. News Director
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Jeff joined KSN in September 2017 as Assistant News Director and 5PM anchor after serving 4 years as the main news anchor for the FOX affiliate in Chicago, WFLD. While in Chicago, Jeff co-anchored FOX Chicago’s political coverage of the 2014 Illinois Gubernatorial and 2015 Chicago Mayoral elections. He also co-anchored Fox Chicago’s coverage of the 2016 Presidential election. Jeff also served as field anchor for Fox Chicago’s coverage of the Chicago Cubs 2016 World Series Championship run.

Prior to Fox Chicago, Jeff served as main anchor for KAKE in Wichita, KS, and was lead co-anchor for KAKE’s live, continuous coverage of the BTK Serial Killer’s arrest, arraignment, and sentencing. Jeff is one of only two television journalists to interview BTK, Dennis Rader while incarcerated at the Sedgwick County Jail.

Jeff has been honored numerous times by the Kansas Association of Broadcasters for news reporting, and is a 4-time Heartland Chapter Emmy Winner. Jeff grew up in Haysville, Kansas and is thrilled to be back in his home state. In his spare time, Jeff enjoys an active lifestyle with his wife Stephanie and their kids Tyler, Tannah, and Laken.

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