On Saturday in North Port, Florida, Jennifer Lenzini, a 26-year-old TV news reporter who grew up in northwestern suburban Crystal Lake, was killed in a motorcycle crash.
She was 26 years old.
As a weekend anchor and multi-media journalist, she began her career at KTIV in Sioux City, Iowa. Jenny grew up in Crystal Lake, Illinois, outside of Chicago. Growing up, she idolized Diane Sawyer and loved being around people. Jenny had fewer than five siblings.
A year ago we were in paradise, and I wish we never had to leave. A week long of adventures, sunny days, drunken nights,…
In July, after four years with NBC affiliate KTIV in Sioux City, Iowa, Lenzini, a graduate of Prairie Ridge High School in Crystal Lake and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, had just joined NBC affiliate WBBH/ABC affiliate WZVN in Fort Myers,Florida.
The station posted it on Sunday, “Jenny covered stories that mattered most to our community in Charlotte County and Lee County. She was always diligent in her work and made sure you knew how grateful and thankful she was to be reported in Southwest Florida,”