Kerry Connolly

WBZ-TV's Kerry ConnollyKerry Connolly is the anchor for WBZ-TV Weekend Morning News (Sa., 5-8AM; Su., 5-9AM). She is also the creator and host of the very popular Sunday morning “Pet Parade” segment where she takes her intense passion and love for animals and helps them find loving forever homes.

Following a break from WBZ while on maternity leave, Kerry returned to WBZ in August 2009 as WBZ-TV Morning News traffic reporter.

In May 2010, she took over as weekend morning anchor of WBZ-TV Weekend Morning News and was most recently weekday morning anchor for WBZ-TV.

From January 2001 to September 2004, Connolly was co-anchor for WBZ-TV’s morning newscast at 5AM and 7AM as well as the 7AM-8AM newscast on sister station WSBK-TV.

In 2004, Connolly was the host of “Totally Patriots,” a popular Patriots program for youngsters, as well as a reporter for “Patriots All Access,” both programs produced by Kraft Sports Production.

Connolly also hosted “Golf Destination” on NESN and the “Boston Magazine Show” special on WCVB-TV.

Before joining WBZ-TV in 2001, Connolly worked at WFSB-TV in Hartford, CT beginning in 1997. At WFSB-TV Kerry was served as a reporter and anchor for the weekend morning news before taking the co-anchor position for the station’s weekday morning news in 1998. In addition to her anchor role, Connolly was the station’s health/medical reporter.

Connolly received her Bachelor of Science from Vanderbilt University and attended high school at Greenwich Academy. An avid athlete, Connolly was an All-American in lacrosse and field hockey. She now lives on the South Shore with her husband, two young children, and three pets.

Oliver was rescued from a hoarding situation. (WBZ-TV)

Pet Parade: Little Paws Dachshund Rescue In South Weymouth

Three dachshunds up for adoption at Little Paws Dachshund Rescue in South Weymouth were featured on the Pet Parade Sunday morning.

02/07/2016

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Pet Parade: MSPCA-Angell In Boston

A dog, a rabbit, and two mice up for adoption from MSPCA-Angell in Boston were featured on the Pet Parade Sunday morning.

01/31/2016

Minx, a pit bull mix from Alabama. (WBZ-TV)

Pet Parade: Last Hope K9 Rescue In Boston

Three dogs up for adoption at Last Hope K9 Rescue of Boston were featured on the Pet Parade Sunday morning.

01/24/2016

Butter, a three-year-old Chihuahua. (WBZ-TV)

Pet Parade: Scituate Animal Shelter

Three dogs up for adoption at Scituate Animal Shelter were featured on the Pet Parade Sunday morning.

01/17/2016

Caramello and Vanilla, two one-month-old guinea pigs. (WBZ-TV)

Pet Parade: Lowell Humane Society

Two guinea pigs, one rabbit, and a pit bull currently up for adoption from Lowell Humane Society were featured on the Pet Parade Sunday morning.

01/10/2016

Chinook's younger brother, Simba. (WBZ-TV)

Pet Parade: Blue Dog Shelter In Brockton

Three dogs up for adoption at Blue Dog Shelter in Brockton were featured on the Pet Parade Sunday.

01/03/2016

George is looking for a forever home. He needs a bit of time to get used to people. (WBZ-TV)

Pet Parade: Forever Home Rescue New England In Medfield

Three dogs up for adoption at Forever Home Rescue New England in Medfield were featured on the Pet Parade Sunday.

12/27/2015

Three dogs up for adoption at Buddy Dog Humane Society in Sudbury were featured on the Pet Parade Sunday. (WBZ-TV)

Pet Parade: Buddy Dog Humane Society

Three dogs up for adoption at Buddy Dog Humane Society in Sudbury were featured on the Pet Parade Sunday.

12/20/2015

Michael, a mini-mastiff mix. (WBZ-TV)

Pet Parade: Blue Dog Shelter In Brockton

Three dogs up for adoption at Blue Dog Shelter in Brockton were featured on the Pet Parade Sunday morning.

12/13/2015

Sam can be adopted from a Sudbury shelter. (WBZ-TV)

Pet Parade: Save A Dog In Sudbury

Four dogs up for adoption at Just A Touch Rescue in Rhode Island were featured on the Pet Parade Sunday Morning.

10/18/2015

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