Kendra Hathaway attended the University of Central Florida, where she received a Bachelor's degree in Radio Television Production, and a Minor in Cinema Studies.
After graduation, Kendra made the move out to Los Angeles, starting out her professional career working as a full-time Production and Wardrobe Assistant for the television show Extra. The unique experience she acquired working in entertainment news is what led her to NBCUniversal, where she accepted the role as Studio Operations and Field Crew Coordinator in November, 2014. In her first position within the company, Kendra was responsible for the full-time coordination and scheduling of all control room and field crews needed for the television shows E! News and Access Hollywood, as well as countless other internal and external Digital, Marketing, Red Carpet, Award Shows, and Live Event Productions including E!'s The Rundown, What the Fashion, Daily Pop, Nightly Pop, E! Live from the Red Carpet, Fashion Police, and The Soup.
In October of 2019, just before hitting her 5-year milestone with the company, Kendra made the transition into Stage and Backlot Operations after accepting the role as a Production Services Representative. In just 4 months' time, Kendra has worked on countless commercial, music video, and television production shoots utilizing both stages and backlot locations, she has become a vital asset to the department.