Kay Blevins


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Kay brings a decade of experience in broadcast journalism spent covering her hometown and the surrounding Tennessee Valley. Born and raised in the Tennessee Valley, she graduated from Red Bank High School and then attended UTC. There she anchored the UTC Mocs News and graduated with a degree in communications. “My love of broadcast journalism began in college. I love storytelling. This is my hometown, and I want to make a difference in this community. I hope to deliver accurate and compassionate news each day. I want each viewer to be informed and prepared with what they need to know before they walk out of their door each morning.” Prior to joining News 12 Now, Kay worked in public relations, appeared in commercials, and worked in broadcasting elsewhere in Chattanooga. During her journalism career, Kay has covered the April 2011 tornadoes, numerous elections and trials, and included investigative reporting. She is married To Travis Blevins. She enjoys watching her two children play sports and spending time with her hometown family. Contact Kay at kblevins@wdef.com.


Apartment Fire on Sunflower Lane

  The Chattanooga Fire Department responded to a second alarm fire on Sunflower Lane at Rustic Village this morning.  According to officials two people were transported to the hospital from the apartment…

Wacker Expands Production in Charleston Tennessee

  Wacker plans to expand its production in Charleston Tennessee.   Governor Bill Lee made the announcement this morning with Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Stuart McWhorter, and Wacker officials.   Governor Bill Lee said, “Companies choose to invest in…

Flu numbers increase

According to the Walgreens Flu Index, flu activity this season is 288% higher nationwide compared to last year at this time. And this study says Chattanooga ranks number 5 in the nation for flu activity.

Grants for Tree Planting

Tennessee’s Wildlife Agency is offering grants to help cities, schools, community groups and environmental organizations buy seedlings for planting trees along rivers and streams.

TN Education Commissioner Visits Local Schools

Tennessee-Tennessee's Education Commissioner will be visiting several local schools on Thursday.Penny Schwinn will visit schools in Etowah, Polk, Bradley, and Hamilton County. She will also visit Cleveland City schools.this is part of her "Accelerating Tennessee Bus Tour".Commissioner Schwinn will be…

DENSO Expansion bringing hundreds of jobs to McMinn County

  A global automotive supplier is expanding its operation in Athens, Tennessee.   DENSO is creating 320 jobs and investing $190 million in its McMinn County facility.   Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and the Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob…

Chef Andrew’s Weekly Recipe

Guava and Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast   Serves 4  2 oz Butter  1 oz Vegetable Oil 1 Loaf of Texas Toast 4 Large Eggs  1/2 cup Heavy Cream 4 tbsp Sugar 1 tsp Vanilla Extract 1 tsp Salt 4…