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
  • VIDEOS: Fayetteville Amps Up First Thursday

    The Fayetteville First Thursday series expands activities by adding more arts and entertainment.  Find out more about this unique series on the historic downtown square. Fayetteville Mayor Lioneld Jordan joins EyeOpener for an update on several major road projects.

  • VIDEO: Actor Previews “Anything Goes”

    Actor Chuck Wagner from the cast of Anything Goes joins EyeOpener for a preview of this classic Broadway Show.  The production runs through Sunday at the Walton Arts Center. Segment by Kelly Kemp & Josh Luck

  • Take a Weekend Excursion to the Buffalo National River

    Is your family looking for the perfect day outing this spring?  The Buffalo National River is right in our own back yard. It’s the perfect destination for hiking or canoeing.  Kelly Kemp has all the details on EyeOpener.

  • VIDEO: Running Tips

    Get some great tips on selecting the perfect pair of walking or running shoes.

  • VIDEO: Bentonville Running Festival

    Lace up your running shoes for the 4th annual Bentonville Running Festival.  Mike Rush, the Race Director, joins EyeOpener for a preview of this growing event. Find out how you can sign up

  • VIDEO: Restaurant Week in Rogers

    Do you have dinner plans this weekend? The restaurants in the Historic Downtown District in Rogers hope you’ll visit them during the 2nd annual Restaurant Week hosted by Main Street Rogers. Kelly Kemp has details on EyeOpener. Segment by Kelly Kemp & Josh Luck

  • VIDEO: Colorful Side Dishes, Affordable Wines

    EyeOpener host Kelly Kemp joins Jen Lewis of Jen’s Art of Cooking School in Fayetteville to prepare two colorful and healthy side dishes. Find the recipes below: Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder with Carrots, Onions and Garlic Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 6-3/4- to 7-lb. boneless pork shoulder roast 1 large yellow onion, cut into 1/2-inch-thick rings 3 medium carrots, cut into sticks 1/2 inch wide and 2 to 2-1/2 inches long 10 cloves garlic, peeled 1 cup […]

  • VIDEO: ‘Treasure’ Hunting at a Vintage Market

    Looking for a one-of-a-kind piece for your home or a unique gift? We’ll show you how to buy vintage on a budget. In this EyeOpener segment Kelly Kemp takes us to 410 Vintage Market on College Avenue in Fayetteville to get tips from an interior designer. Segment by Kelly Kemp & Josh Luck

  • VIDEO: ‘Anything Goes’ Comes to Walton Arts Center

    Sail the high seas with the cast of the Broadway musical Anything Goes.  The three-time Tony Award Winning musical runs April 9-14th. Click here for tickets. Segment by Kelly Kemp & Josh Luck

  • VIDEOS: Get an Edge on Spring Fashion

    the latest spring trends when Kelly Kemp shops at Dillard’s with stylist Carrie Roberts.

  • VIDEO: Arts For Animals

    The Walton Arts Center and the Humane Society of the Ozarks have teamed up for a unique partnership called “Arts for Animals.” For the month of March, when patrons purchase a ticket to any of the five animal-themed performances, Walton Arts Center will donate $1 to the Humane Society of the Ozarks. To see the line-up of performances visit Segment by Kelly Kemp & Josh Luck

  • VIDEOS: Bringing the Outdoors In

    Exterior Designer Daniel Keeley of DK Designs takes us to the Potting Shed in north Springdale to demonstrate how to bring the great outdoors indoors during the cooler months. Indoor plants can brighten up any room and help you prepare for spring. Watch these videos to learn which types of plants to choose and how to care for them. Segment by Kelly Kemp and Josh Luck