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A familiar face in northern Nevada, Hendry was a broadcaster for more than 16 years in the local media and served as an anchor at the area’s ABC affiliate, KOLO-Channel 8. In 2005, she was inducted into the Nevada Broadcasting Hall of Fame. She also earned Nevada Press Association Anchor of the Year and was Emmy nominated for feature reporting.
Hendry joins Renown from the City of Reno where she worked as the strategic communications program manager for nearly five years. There she supported crisis communications and guided media relations, community relations and events.
She has deep roots in the community and has served on several nonprofit boards including the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Care Chest of Northern Nevada and the Reno-Tahoe Blues Festival.
Hendry is married to Mark Lewis, CEO of the development consulting company Mark Lewis & Partners. They have three children: Taylor, who attends High Desert Montessori School; Ben, who is on the Dean’s List in his second year at Cal Poly in San Louis Obispo and Anna, who is in her second year at McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento.
Media representatives are welcome to contact Hendry through the Renown Health News Hotline. The hotline number is 775-982-NEWS (6397).