KBND News Director Kelly Bleyer has more than 30 years broadcasting experience. Her background is mainly television news. She’s worked as an evening news anchor at five TV stations in Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa and Colorado.
Kelly and her husband Keith, voice of the Portland Timbers and local soccer coach, and their twins Lauren and Evan moved to Bend in 2007, in part because one set of grandparents live here.
Kelly is originally from Michigan. She grew up in a Detroit suburb and is a graduate of the University of Michagan with a double major in communications and vocal music.
Kelly joined KBND in November 2009 as an anchor/reporter.