Sydney Kessler

Sydney Kessler joined the KCBD team in late July of 2017 and is eager to bring the latest breaking news and updates to the West Texas region. Sydney came from Southern Illinois where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Radio/Television, and two minors, Political Science and Communication Studies. While in school she worked at two TV stations, WSIU as a reporter and anchor, and WSIL as their weekend producer. Covering everything from shootings, tornados and the budget crisis, Sydney is excited to see what her time in Texas will hold for her. Her passion for TV news began when she was a young girl watching Peter Jennings and Martha Raddatz break news and change lives through a screen and she remembers telling her dad that she wanted to be just like them. Sydney grew up in the suburbs of Chicago with her younger sister and parents, both of whom inspired her love for travel. Having been to Qatar and Costa Rica, her dream is to one-day backpack across Europe. She also loves to hike and camp, and during her free time, you can usually find her watching live music. Motivated and determined, Sydney is looking forward to finding and sharing the essential stories with the Lubbock region. If you have any story ideas that you think are newsworthy, please send them over to Sydney at and let her take a look.

Recent Articles by Sydney

  Allergies worsen as dust brings irritants

  Lubbock barber says proposed bill puts customers at risk

  Lubbock Teen Court ends with real punishment

  Pay It Forward: Embroidered pillows and bedding for the Lubbock Children’s Home

  $5,000 pay raise seen as incentive to lure more into teaching field

  Healthwise: A personal reminder about the importance of regular heart check-ups

  Lubbock Police Mounted Patrol shows love for horses

  Buddy Holly Hall set for completion in 2020

  World War II vet shares story of escape from German POW camp

  What is love? Lubbock kids, seniors share advice on Valentine’s Day

  Pay It Forward: Valentine’s gifts for Lubbock seniors

  Local man gifted car from coworkers

  LP&L continues construction in South Lubbock

  People with Flu symptoms urged to stay home

  Lubbock audiologists providing free hearing aids for working poor

  Citizens Tower still on schedule to open by end of 2019

Thousands of dollars scammed from Texans, money withdrawn in Lubbock

  Specialized washing machine helps firefighters fight cancer

  TxDOT to spend $145 Million on South Plains roads in 2019

  Future Loop 88 forces Tech Cafe Plaza to shutter