Kelly Kemp is a familiar face across the River Valley and Northwest Arkansas. She spent 15 years at KFSM-TV 5NEWS as a successful News Anchor from 1989-2004. We are pleased to welcome Kelly back as a freelance host for our EyeOpener guest segments airing on KXNW Channel 34 from 7 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Kelly and her family live in Springdale.

Recent Articles
  • VIDEO: Highlights of Eureka Springs

    From big cats to live music, you don’t have to travel far to enjoy a great day or weekend getaway. Kelly Kemp sits down with the Eureka Springs A&P to see what’s popular this season.

  • VIDEO: SoNA to Play Tribute to Movie Composer

    From Star Wars to Harry Potter, you may be a John Williams fan and not even know it. The Symphony of Northwest will perform a tribute to the movie score composer at 7 p.m.,  Saturday, May 18 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. For ticket information

  • VIDEO: Downtown Eureka Springs, Unique Shopping Destination

    More than 100 shops and art galleries provide a unique shopping experience in downtown Eureka Springs. Here’s a look at some of the funky, diverse and locally made products.

  • VIDEO: Bentonville Farmers Market ‘Dog Days,’ May 18

    The weather is warming up and locally grown produce is finally arriving at the Bentonville Farmers Market. Several events, including Dog Days on Saturday, May 18, are planned for the season. Kelly Kemp gets an update in this EyeOpener segment.

  • VIDEO: White Street Art Walk, May 17

    Be a part of the White Street Art Walk, Friday, May 17 during the May Festival of the Arts in Eureka Springs. For more information visit

  • Gearing Up for Outdoor Entertaining

    Prepare your home and backyard for summertime gatherings with the latest trends in outdoor furniture. Kelly Kemp sits down with exterior designer Daniel Keeley to discuss what’s popular and how to use certain accessories to add flair to your garden and make your patio more inviting.

  • VIDEO: Price is Right Stage Show comes to WAC

    It’s one of America’s most popular game shows.  You’ll get the chance to “Come On Down” when the live traveling version of The Price Is Right comes to the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville.

  • Month-Long Arts Celebration Planned in Eureka Springs

    May is the perfect time for a weekend or day trip to Eureka Springs. The town’s art council has planned a month-long celebration of the arts packed with events for everyone.

  • VIDEO: Protecting Your Skin

    May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month.  Dermatologist Misty Clifton shares some tips for protecting your skin from the sun’s harmful rays.

  • VIDEO: 2013 Artosphere Lineup

    The Walton Arts Center announces this year’s entertainment line-up for Artosphere.  Get a preview of this unique regional festival celebrating performing & visual arts.

  • AMP Releases 2013 Lineup

    The Northwest Arkansas Music Pavilion (AMP) announces its new 2013 season line-up.  Find out all the details on EyeOpener.

  • Earth Day, Plant Sale Planned at Botanical Gardens

    Looking to do some spring planting?  The Botanical Garden of the Ozarks is gearing up for its annual Plant Sale.  Find out all the details on EyeOpener. Find out how students in Northwest Arkansas are planning to celebrate Earth Day at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks.  Kelly Kemp has more on EyeOpener.