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.

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.


Kerry Connolly with the Buddy Dog Humane Society In Sudbury. (WBZ-TV)

Pet Parade: Buddy Dog Humane Society In Sudbury

Meet Snickers, Belle and Katelyn from the Buddy Dog Humane Society in Sudbury.


Portia is an Akita breed dog up for adoption. (WBZ-TV)

Pet Parade: Blue Dog Shelter In Brockton

Portia and Nessa are featured in this week’s Pet Parade with Kerry Connolly.


Val Kilmer from Northeast Animal Shelter. (WBZ-TV)

Pet Parade: Northeast Animal Shelter In Salem, Mass.

Flora, Maci, and Val Kilmer are among the dogs featured in this week’s segment.



Pet Parade: Forever Home Rescue In Medfield

Three rescued dogs were in studio for this week’s edition of Pet Parade.



New Injection Neuters Dogs Without Surgery

It’s one of our first jobs as pet owners, getting the dog neutered. Now, there’s a non-surgical way to sterilize male dogs.


A group doctor visit at Greater Lawrence Family Health Center (Photo: WBZ-TV)

‘Group Visits’ Offering More Time With Doctors, Reducing Health Care Costs

It’s a faster way to make doctor appointments, patients can get an hour or more with their physician, and it’s cutting down on health care costs. The catch? You’ll have to see the doctor with a group of strangers.


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Study Finds ‘Mixed Weight’ Couples Have More Daily Fights

A weight difference between partners is increasingly becoming a source of conflict.


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Boston Doctors Use ‘Medical GPS’ To Help In Heart Surgeries

WBZ-TV was there for a first-of-its-kind procedure that could make a common heart surgery a whole lot safer.


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