Things to know about KOIN 6 anchor Ken Boddie

About Us

Bet you didn't know!

My first professional broadcasting job was as a DJ at WDKX Radio in my hometown of Rochester, New York. I eventually started my own news department.

 I was All-Ivy League in Track and Field at Cornell University. My events were long jump and triple jump.

I’m a big Buffalo Bills Fan. Proud we went to 4 straight Super Bowls. Still upset that we lost every one.

My first job in Portland was at KPTV-12. The studios were across the street from what is now Providence Park.

My high school basketball team, the Cardinal Mooney Cardinals, were ranked #5 in New York state my junior year. I played center.

My mom, Nell Peyton, moved to Gresham in 1975, with her husband Alexander, and my younger sister Una.  I followed them to Oregon in 1982.

I have two daughters. Both live on the East Coast. That’s Anika on the left, Jessica on the right.

I lived in Trinidad, West Indies, the year before I moved to Oregon.

I always keep a fresh new pair of white Nike Air Force Ones for special occasions!

Check out the Afro. Those were the days!

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Top Headlines

More News

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss

Twitter News Widget