Ken Lemon joined the Channel 9 Eyewitness News team as the Gaston Bureau reporter/photographer in September, 1998.
He came to the Charlotte market from WECT-TV in Wilmington, North Carolina, where he was a field reporter, bureau chief and an associate producer. While at WECT-TV, Ken won an Associated Press Award for General News in 1997.
Ken majored in Communications and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from UNC-Wilmington where he was student body president. He is a charter member of the UNCW Communications Studies Alumni Board and is a North Carolina Certified Mediator.
When Ken is not tracking down the news, he likes to spend time with his family. He and his son, Matt, live in Gastonia.
Ken is an avid sports fan and enjoys acting in his spare time.
Student-athletes at Johnson C. Smith University took to the field Friday afternoon with empty stands, grieving over the three University of Virginia football players shot and killed Sunday night on the team’s bus.
Veterans Day is all about honoring those who dedicated their lives to our freedom. In Gaston County, the district attorney is trying to make sure the 14,000 veterans the county get a fair shake in the justice system.