Kara Kenney is an investigative reporter with WRTV.
In April 2012, she was named Journalist of the Year by the Indiana Society of Professional Journalists. Her investigations into government fraud and waste have earned her the Richard Dreihaus Investigative Award from the Better Government Association, two Emmys, an Edward R. Murrow award, and numerous awards from the Associated Press and the Society of Professional Journalists.
Her coverage of the former MSD of Wayne Township school superintendent's retirement payout earned 1st Place from the Associated Press in Community Impact, and resulted in a new state law that calls for more transparency in superintendent contracts.
Before joining RTV6, Kenney worked as an Investigative Reporter for WBBH-TV in Fort Myers, Florida where she worked on a series called "Tracking Your Tax Dollars". Before that, she worked for WSJV-TV in South Bend, IN and WAOW-TV in Wausau, Wisconsin.
Kenney is a 2001 graduate of Indiana University's School of Journalism.
She loves spending time with her husband and two daughters.