Kerry 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.
Three dogs up for adoption from Pawfect Life Rescue in Uxbridge were featured on the Pet Parade Sunday morning.
Three dogs up for adoption from Last Hope K9 Rescue were featured on the Pet Parade Sunday morning.
Two hamsters and two cats up for adoption from Lowell Humane Society were featured on the Pet Parade Sunday.
Four dogs up for adoption from Survivor Tails Animal Rescue were featured on the Pet Parade Sunday morning.
A bearded dragon, a leopard gecko, and a snake up for adoption from Gecko Sanctuary were featured on the Pet Parade Sunday.
Three dogs up for adoption at Forever Home Rescue New England in Medfield were featured on the Pet Parade Sunday morning.
Two dogs and a cat up for adoption from Buddy Dog Humane Society in Sudbury were featured on the Pet Parade Sunday morning.
Three dogs up for adoption from Pug Rescue of New England were featured on the Pet Parade Sunday morning.
Two dogs and a rabbit up for adoption from Worcester Animal Rescue League were featured on the Pet Parade Sunday morning.
Three dachshunds up for adoption at Little Paws Dachshund Rescue in South Weymouth were featured on the Pet Parade Sunday morning.