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Kendra Sheehan

Sports Broadcast Journalist 







Welcome to my website! 

I seek to deliver the stories behind the story. Whether its providing insights from the sideline, in-depth game analysis, or uncovering an athlete’s personality, my goal is to provide the audience with more than what they see on the field. 

I currently work as a Sports Anchor at WSIL News 3 in Carbondale covering SIU, Missouri Valley, and Ohio Valley Conferences.

In addition to anchoring, I've also done sideline reporting for SIU basketball, softball, and football games for ESPN televised production. 


I earned a Master's degree in Broadcast & Digital Journalism, Sports Communication Emphasis, from the Newhouse School of Communication at Syracuse University, and a B.S. in Information Communication Technology from Florida State University.


When not covering sports, you’ll find me playing in local volleyball or soccer leagues, traveling, hitting the beach, and spending time with family and friends.

Featured Work
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Going For Gold

2x Olympian DeAnna Price prepares for her second shot at an Olympic medal. The hammer thrower took 8th place in the 2016 Rio Games. This time around Price wants to bring a medal back tot he community.

Soccer Pre-Game Analysis

Visual analysis of two star keepers, performed on a touch screen, as they prepared for an important conference match. Aired on the ACC Network for ESPN.  

Stoked for Team USA

Local gymnasts are excited to cheer on Team USA at the Tokyo Olympics after watching Team USA in person at the Trials held in St. Louis.

Rising Above Adversity

After losing both his father and best friend before beginning his football career, Levi Wallace plays with a passion inspired by those who had the greatest influence on his life

Ice Jams Story

In the harsh Syracuse winter, the residents of Whitesboro, NY, can only watch and wait as rising and freezing waters create a series of ice jams that threaten to flood their community.

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